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My laptop is refusing to log me in and keeps telling me that the memory space if full what should I do? there are hardly any linux users in my area who can use my hard disc on their machines just to create some space. please advise
here is the real problem Linux is supposed to keep you from getting to full to have this happen unless you have some hardware like mine one of my cdroms was broken and linux kept makeing a log of it till the log was so dang big I couldnt log into my desktop. not enough memory. I had to go in and delete the 8 gig log file and then disable the device in my /etc/fstab file. the other time this happened was a ram chip got loose and the system booted to a propt but would not run the gui. the third time was from a bad ram chip. so on your boot up look to see if it is loading all your ram. go in to setup and check that it is seeing all your ram if you are running only one chip then the problem is the hard drive because a one chip ram failure will only make the computer go beep beep beep and never get anything to work
My suggestion: Wait till it refuses to let you login.
Open a terminal with <CTRL><ALT><F1>
Login as root
Root should be able to login, as it is allocated some extra disk space just in case this happens.
Delete unnecessary stuff.