[ubuntu-uk] Recovery with live CD
xirconuk at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 11:07:05 UTC 2011
On 19 October 2011 12:02, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> On 19/10/11 09:29, ** wrote:
> > I admit it I was stupid. I was doing an unattended upgrade of my
> > laptop to 11.10 and then stupidly turned off the mains power.
> > Needless to say the upgrade failed about an hour later and I can no
> > longer boot to the hard disk.
> > I can boot with a live cd (it happens to be Mint because it's all I
> > have immediately available) on a USB stick and of course I am
> > having trouble with file permissions trying to save my /home
> > directory. Unfortunately when I try "sudo nautilus" however my hard
> > disk is not even visible (and I get a permission denied message)
> > although it is visible without the sudo but without the necessary
> > permissions.
> After other comments here: does gksudo nautilus work?
> Also - is nautilus still used in Ubuntu 11.10?
> In a live session - iirc, then in a terminal, just
> will raise you to superuser level I think, then , to start (nautilus) just
> alan cocks
> Ubuntu user
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
Before you launch nautilus, try mounting the drive first with from the
command line or would Gparted do it???
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the ubuntu-uk