Insufficient free disk space error at installation

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Insufficient free disk space error at installation

Post by shag00 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:22 am

Using Kubuntu 18.04.01 and Wine 3.18

I am trying to install a program in a wineprefix by running:

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$ WINEPREFIX=~/.wine/program1 wine ~/Downloads/program/install/Setup.exe
however 2 error messages pop up:
1/ Insufficient free disk space.
2/ Cannot prepare main package. Probably incorrect TMP/TEMP variables or there is no execute permission for temporary folder.

There are TBs of free space

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scott@scottubuntu:~$ df
Filesystem      1K-blocks      Used  Available Use% Mounted on
udev              8148724         0    8148724   0% /dev
tmpfs             1636644      3096    1633548   1% /run
/dev/sdc2      3844123664  17652788 3631129872   1% /
tmpfs             8183204     65012    8118192   1% /dev/shm
tmpfs                5120         4       5116   1% /run/lock
tmpfs             8183204         0    8183204   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
/dev/sdb1      1953512444 385893060 1567619384  20% /media/data3
/dev/sdd1      1953512444 297439896 1656072548  16% /media/data1
/dev/sda2           98304     30833      67471  32% /boot/efi
/dev/sde1      3907016700 642715108 3264301592  17% /media/data4
tmpfs             1636640        20    1636620   1% /run/user/1000
scott@scottubuntu:~$
I don't know what temp folder this message refers to so I have not checked permissions.

This program did install successfully on Kubuntu 17.10 and Wine 2 point something.

Anyone have any ideas?

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Re: Insufficient free disk space error at installation

Post by Bob Wya » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:35 am

shag00 wrote:Using Kubuntu 18.04.01 and Wine 3.18

I am trying to install a program in a Wineprefix by running:

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$ WINEPREFIX=~/.wine/program1 wine ~/Downloads/program/install/Setup.exe
You'd want to use:

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WINEPREFIX=~/.program1 wine start /unix ~/Downloads/program/install/Setup.exe
See: Wine User's Guide: 3 Using Wine.

You cannot nest WINEPREFIX's inside each other like that.
This is already the root of the default WINEPREFIX:

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~/.wine
This works much the same way with MS Windows, in that you cannot install MS Windows within MS Windows (on bare metal)! :shock:

Bob

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Re: Insufficient free disk space error at installation

Post by shag00 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:02 am

@Bob, thank you for your reply however please note I installed wine and then setup folders, each with it's own prefix, in the .wine directory for every program I run in wine. So the directory structure looks like:
Home>.wine>program1 (with a separate wine prefix and a single windows program)
>>>>>>>>>>program2 (with a separate wine prefix and a single windows program)
>>>>>>>>>>program3 (with a separate wine prefix and a single windows program)
>>>>>>>>>>program4 this is the one I am having problems with

The subject of this post is actually attempting to install the program in Home>.wine>program4. So that would suggest my directory structure is OK as I have 3 other programs which did install without issue and do work. It is not a case of just having a single prefix in (.wine) in my home directory.

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Re: Insufficient free disk space error at installation

Post by dimesio » Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:54 am

No, from what you just described, Bob is correct: you've created multiple wineprefixes within the default ~/.wine one. If it worked for some programs you got lucky, but that structure is not supported. What you need to create is
~/program1
~/program2
etc.

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Re: Insufficient free disk space error at installation

Post by shag00 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:16 am

Alrighty, set up a new prefix outside of the existing prefix with the same result, ie $ WINEPREFIX=~/.winep1

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Re: Insufficient free disk space error at installation

Post by dimesio » Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:25 am

What is the program you're trying to install? If it's a very old program, try setting the Windows version to Windows 98. https://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#My_installe ... disk_space

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Re: Insufficient free disk space error at installation

Post by shag00 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:23 am

The program is wavelab 6 and yes it is old and the prefix is set to Windows XP which has worked in previous versions of wine.

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Re: Insufficient free disk space error at installation

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Re: Insufficient free disk space error at installation

Post by shag00 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:01 pm

Although some time has passed yes, it is my bug and I have finally found the root cause, that program will not install on a disk bigger than 2TB. It is an installer issue that causes the same problem when installed in a Windows system.

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