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Old 08-22-2009, 12:17 AM   #1
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Unhappy Help, something happened with my login...

i was on facebook and my computer froze then shutdown. i restarted it but it comes up to my log in screen saying something aboout my session lasted 10 secounds try logging into another file or something like that... what happend and how do i fix it? i don't have another login....

it says " your session only lasted more then 10 secounds. if you have not logged out, this could mean that there is some installation pronblem or that you may be out of diskspace. try logging in with one of the failsafe scessions to see it you can fix this problem"

any one know what that is?

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Old 08-22-2009, 01:42 AM   #2
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try logging in as root and reading /var/log/messages and search for something enlightening. Check the filesystem for freespace, etc...

To login as root, press Ctrl-Alt-F1 for a text login rather than trying to login with the GUI. To get back to the GUI, press Ctrl-Alt-F7.


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