[xubuntu] Help! - I need my computer back (broken pipes)

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have been using *buntu operating systems since 2008. Usually manage to find my way around any small problems through the forums, but this one has me stumped. During boot-up, I get the following error message: could not write bytes broken pipe * Stopping anac(h)ronistic cron saned. * Stopping save kernel messages * Starting anac(h)ronistic cron * Stopping anac(h)ronistic cron * Checking battery state * Sping system v runlevel compatibility What's going on? I've tried many solutions including: Deleting some hidden folders in the home directory, as explained here: http://askubun (Hardware)