Error: apt - E: Dynamic MMap ran out of room

You get an error like this one when running:

apt-get update

E: Dynamic MMap ran out of room

 

Solution

Open /etc/apt/apt.conf...

vi /etc/apt/apt.conf

... and put the following line into it:

APT::Cache-Limit "100000000";

Then run

apt-get update

to update the package database.

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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