How to delete files in another partition

Albert Wagner albertwagner at
Mon Nov 22 18:55:56 UTC 2010

On 11/22/2010 10:44 AM, Albert Wagner wrote:
> How can I make changes to another partition with another instance of
> Ubuntu 10.04?  I made changes to a file in /usr/lib/X11/xorg.conf.d on
> installation "A" that caused a fatal error in X during boot.  I
> installed another instance of Ubuntu in partition "B".  I can mount and
> view files on "A" from "B", but I cannot figure out how to modify/delete
> files on "A" from "B".
Thanks guys.  It was the "long hex name" that gave me fits. It seemed 
counterintuitive but with it I was able to delete a couple of files and 
then got "A" booted again.  I am going to install Gnome Commander.  That 
sounds like a much cooler way to do this kind of thing. Thanks again.

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