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I copied photos onto my notebook hard drive and got a warning of limited hard drive space...I continued to copy photos onto my hard dirve. I got a message that the space limit was reached an no more photos could be copied onto the hard drive.

I restarted my notebook and the initial Ubuntu page could not load due to lack of memory. I tried to start-up in safe mode, buit to no avail. I guess that will mean that I uninstall Ubuntu completely and reinstall it again.

I have all important stuff backed up in case I need to unistall Ubuntu. My screen is black at the moment with my computer name prompting for the password. When I type in the password I get a message" the configuration defaults for GNOME Power Manager have not been installed correctly. See administrator."

What can I do and how do I do it?

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Hopefully next time you'll remember not to fill up all the space on your hard drive ;-) (any OS needs a little bit of free disk space to work) – David Z Sep 10 '10 at 3:44
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  • Try a terminal Ctrl+alt+F1
  • Boot with live CD

And delete files

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I dont have a live CD...I downloaded Ubuntu online. – namkid Sep 9 '10 at 14:38
I also did not mention that I am running windows as well. – namkid Sep 9 '10 at 14:39
There are ext-Drivers for windows, but I never tried them. Did you install Ubuntu with the wubi installer? – sBlatt Sep 9 '10 at 15:08
I am not sure...I downloaded from 10.4 from Ubuntu website and installed there a way to uninstall Ubuntu without touching windows?...I'll reinstall ubuntu again as soon as I cleared some space off my notebook. – namkid Sep 9 '10 at 17:00
CTRL-ALT-F1 as suggested should work. – João Pinto Sep 9 '10 at 17:18

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