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Raspberry Pi For Dummies by Mike Cook, Sean McManus

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Making More Space on the SD Card

If software fails to install or you can’t save files because your SD card runs out of space, it’s probably because you’re still using an exact image of the operating system, and you haven’t expanded the file system to use all the capacity of your SD card. Chapter 3 shows how you can use the expand_rootfs option in Raspi-config to make use of all the space on your SD card.

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