Unable to log on

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
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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