Can't copy BackTrack 3 iso file due to space limitations.

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I'm in process of creating a bootable BackTrack 3 USB drive. From this link...


http://wirelessdefence.org/Contents/Backtrack3_USB_Howto.htm

This time I an unable to copy the iso file to the root folder marked as '/' because it has only
599 MB available of free space and the Backtrack 3 iso file is 783 MB.

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Is there a way to create more space so I can copy the iso file?

What modifications can I make so I can make space for the iso file (783 MB)?
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type "df" in the terminal and give us the result.

You should have more space in the "/home" mount point, try to download the file within this path.
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See instruction 10 on the link you are using to try to install. It states +1024M for 1gb. Could you try to see if you can make this +2048M for 2 gb or even slightly less, if your USB pen drive capacity is 2 gb? Reason for about 1.5 gb is that you may need the another partition for your data.

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Thanks for the tips. I'll try them and let you all know what happens.
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df results

bt ~ # df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
aufs                    613440      2372    611068   1% /
/dev/sda1             39078080  13875904  25202176  36% /mnt/sda1
/dev/sdb1              1965792       224   1965568   1% /mnt/sdb1
/dev/sdb2               950664    804204     98168  90% /mnt/sdb2

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I will simply plan to use a larger USB drive when I create a bootable Linux USB. Thanks.

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It is now clear the instructions from the source website need additional info. Will plan to use a larger USB drive to create bootable USB.

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