fsck from grub menu, no longer working

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 11:19:59 UTC 2018


On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:17 AM Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Nov 2018 at 00:51, Udvarias Ur <udvarias1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> In the past I ran 'fsck,' 'dpkg,' and 'clean' (in that order) in
>> 'recovery mode.' (From the menu I mention below.)
>
> ``dpkg'' on its own does nothing useful.
>
> ``clean'' is not a Unix command, TTBOMK.

IIRC, these are whiptail menu choices that are presented when you
select single-user mode.

IIRC, again, "dpkg" launches some package-repair commands and "clean"
clears out the package cache either completely or of
no-longer-downloadable packages.



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