Unable to log on
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Sat Aug 18 14:35:44 UTC 2007
Jonathan Kaye wrote:
> Mike Leech wrote:
>> I am unable to log on to Ubuntu desktop.
>> My guess is that I have failed to remove old backup files and that my my
>> HD is filled.
>> Can someone help.
> You can boot up with a Live CD such as Knoppix, which doesn't depend on
> your HD and do the clean up from there. Maybe Ubuntu's live CD works too
> but I haven't tried it.
Of _course_ it works :-)
But much simpler would just be to boot into single-user mode - there should
be an entry in the grub menu - and do it there. It _should_ still be
possible to do it as root.
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