Urgent, Cannot delete files

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by jota73, Aug 23, 2015.

  1. jota73 macrumors 6502


    Apr 19, 2006
    South America
    I need desperately help, I suddenly have no space in my macbook air, says its on 0 bytes available, have some file in my trash, that cannot delete due to some privileges I don't have... the only user I have is the recently created as admin mine. please help
  2. Partron22 macrumors 68020


    Apr 13, 2011
    Open the trash folder.
    Open Terminal
    Type rm .
    Drag the file from the trash to the terminal window to the right of where yo typed rm .
    The line should now look something like: MacName:~ username$ rm /Users/username/.Trash/com.apple.iTunes.plist
    Hit return.
    That should delete the file.

    You probably have some wayward process filling up your error logs.
    You can use Console App to move those logs to the trash, and Activity Monitor to find out what's generating all the log activity.

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