bstanle at wowway.com
Tue Mar 13 01:31:28 UTC 2012
On 03/12/2012 07:09 PM, Rashkae wrote:
> On 03/12/2012 06:26 PM, Bill Stanley wrote:
>> Wonderful! But don't I need to know the sudo password? This sounds
>> like it is sudo stuff to me. Does booting into the recovery mode allow
>> me root access?
>> Bill Stanley
> The Ubuntu Recovery option should give you root access. Changing
> init=/bin/bash (I said /bin/sh in my original message, but in Ubuntu,
> you probably want to use bash) completely bypasses any kind of login.
> Please reply to list. Aside from being good netiquette, that will also
> allow others to review the conversation. I'm prone to careless errors.
I'll let you know how it goes but it might not be anytime soon. I don't
go to her house often and since it's not an emergency, I'll not go soon.
(She is just a good friend.) Your solution does look promising.
One more question... You mentioned grub but she does not dual boot.
Ubuntu is the only operating system on her machine. Do I follow the
same steps to get to Recovery Mode? Maybe the original installation
disk will help?
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