Description of problem:
The beagle indexing process created a ~/.beagle directory so large
that it filled my /home partition. I attempted to turn off the
indexing services by unselecting all checkboxes in the Settings.exe
Search tab (System->Preferences->Search and Indexing item in the
Panel menu), but neglected to clear any disk space in /home first.
The GUI seemed to accept the setting changes when I clicked OK, but
they silently failed to apply the changes because the disk was full.
Rerunning the GUI showed the checkboxes selected again. I agree
that the settings should probably fail to apply under these conditions,
but a dialog box should probably be popped up notifying the user of
the fact that the change failed due to lack of space on $HOME's file
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