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Old 08-17-2009, 02:03 PM   #31
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Suppose the output is

then in a terminal you type
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rm /home/repo/torrents/slackware-12.2-iso
oh. i dont think it will work. it keeps prompting me that it is a directory
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:06 PM   #32
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You miss the point, the absolute path will work from everywhere, but since she already was at /, she can also use the relative path, without / in front of it, they both will reach the same binary. In fact, she received the same empty output. If the path had been incorrect as you think it was, she would have received a "command not found " error.



Only one partition is mounted, however according to what you said above, you must have another one somewhere. Can you try these ones?

Code:
ls /dev/sda*- in yellow said /dev/sda  /dev/sda1  /dev/sda2
file -s /dev/sda*- /dev/sda: writable, no read permission( /dev/sda1  /dev/sda2
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:07 PM   #33
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you need to take the files, they are at the end of the list
At the beginning are the directories
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:10 PM   #34
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you need to take the files, they are at the end of the list
At the beginning are the directories
i dont think, i understand what you want me to do. sorry. can you explain that to me again?
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:13 PM   #35
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Please, the output for this exact command?

Code:
file -s /dev/sda2
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:16 PM   #36
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The command
Code:
du -a /home | sort -n -r | head -n 10
will give you a list
take the file at the end of the list and type
Code:
rm filename
so if the list is
Code:
cannabis:/var# du -a /home | sort -n -r | head -n 10
22222048	/home
22222028	/home/repo
16141316	/home/repo/torrents
5184912	/home/repo/.VirtualBox
5184588	/home/repo/.VirtualBox/HardDisks
5184548	/home/repo/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/Windows.vdi
4061548	/home/repo/torrents/slackware-12.2-iso
4061536	/home/repo/torrents/slackware-12.2-iso/slackware-12.2-install-dvd.iso
3310864	/home/repo/torrents/7000.0.081212-1400_client_en-us_Ultimate-GB1CULXFRE_EN_DVD.iso
2559920	/home/repo/torrents/7000.0.081212-1400_client_en-us_Ultimate-GB1CULFRE_EN_DVD.iso
cannabis:/var#
type
Code:
rm /home/repo/torrents/7000.0.081212-1400_client_en-us_Ultimate-GB1CULFRE_EN_DVD.iso
Quote:
22222048 /home
22222028 /home/repo
16141316 /home/repo/torrents
5184912 /home/repo/.VirtualBox
5184588 /home/repo/.VirtualBox/HardDisks
are directories, not files
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:17 PM   #37
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Code:
file -s /dev/sda2- writable, no read permission
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:21 PM   #38
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The command
Code:
du -a /home | sort -n -r | head -n 10
will give you a list
take the file at the end of the list and type
Code:
rm filename
so if the list is
Code:
cannabis:/var# du -a /home | sort -n -r | head -n 10
22222048	/home
22222028	/home/repo
16141316	/home/repo/torrents
5184912	/home/repo/.VirtualBox
5184588	/home/repo/.VirtualBox/HardDisks
5184548	/home/repo/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/Windows.vdi
4061548	/home/repo/torrents/slackware-12.2-iso
4061536	/home/repo/torrents/slackware-12.2-iso/slackware-12.2-install-dvd.iso
3310864	/home/repo/torrents/7000.0.081212-1400_client_en-us_Ultimate-GB1CULXFRE_EN_DVD.iso
2559920	/home/repo/torrents/7000.0.081212-1400_client_en-us_Ultimate-GB1CULFRE_EN_DVD.iso
cannabis:/var#
type
Code:
rm /home/repo/torrents/7000.0.081212-1400_client_en-us_Ultimate-GB1CULFRE_EN_DVD.iso


are directories, not files



Oooo ok i understand you now I did just that and it prompted me the same. that it is a directory. the last file name that is listed is firefox mozilla
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:21 PM   #39
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file -s /dev/sda2- writable, no read permission
That's a problem, cause it means that your user has no read permissions over that node. You need to try to gain root permissions before continuing anyway. Can you log in as root? Do you remember your root password?
 
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can you post the output from
du -a /home | sort -n -r | head -n 10
 
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That's a problem, cause it means that your user has no read permissions over that node. You need to try to gain root permissions before continuing anyway. Can you log in as root? Do you remember your root password?
Im logged in under the root password. i logged off and logged back in, how do i get promted to enter my root password?
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:26 PM   #42
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can you post the output from
du -a /home | sort -n -r | head -n 10
I can but it will take me some time to do so. Ill get started on it right now.
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:38 PM   #43
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can you post the output from
du -a /home | sort -n -r | head -n 10
Code:
263528   /home
263524	 /home/fletch2k3/.beagle
91072	 /home/fletch2k3/.beagle/ToIndex
75660	 /home/fletch2k3/.thumbnails
65932	 /home/fletch2k3/.thumbnails/normal
65652	 /home/fletch2k3/.mozilla
61932	 /home/fletch2k3/.mozilla/firefox
61928	 /home/fletch2k3/.mozilla/firefox/3ayooky0.default
51808    /home/fletch2k3/.mozilla/firefox/3ayooky0.default/Cache
 
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Seems to me beagle is taking up space.
you can remove the directory

Code:
rm -R /home/fletch2k3/.beagle
Now try to login.

I would suggest to remove or disable beagle.
Also in firefox you can clean the cache
Quote:
edit=>preferences=>advanced network
I would also suggest to lower the cach size.
 
Old 08-17-2009, 02:56 PM   #45
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Seems to me beagle is taking up space.
you can remove the directory

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rm -R /home/fletch2k3/.beagle
Now try to login.

I would suggest to remove or disable beagle.
Also in firefox you can clean the cache

I would also suggest to lower the cach size.
I am trying it now. I dont even know what beagle is! lol i just know some dog head pops up in the corner. ever since i started using it.


YYYAAAAYYY!!!! it worked!!! thank you thank you thank you!! to every one that had their input!! I wish i could send you all Cookies and cakes!!! But i know it would go bad by the time it reaches your countries!!

how can i lower the cache size?

so does this laptop seem like its a good one to use while in school?

under the computer menu it says 215M free/3G total
 
  


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