[xubuntu-users] How to get to a recovery console on xubuntu 11.10?

Karim REKIK wkrekik at gmail.com
Sat Dec 17 17:40:38 UTC 2011

To show grub menu the right is shift, not escape. Hope it helps
Wajdi Rekik

2011/12/17 Chris Green <cl at isbd.net>

> I have installed xubuntu 11.10 on an Intel chipset system, it installed
> OK except for one rather glaring problem (which may be my fault) I don't
> seem to know the password on the main/default account.  Thus, not only
> can't I log in, except to the guest account, but I can't get in as root
> to fix it either.
> So I have tried to get the grub menu to appear at startup but I can't,
> hitting escape during boot doesn't seem to do anything at all.
> The xubuntu 11.10 installation CD doesn't offer a recovery mode, do any
> of the alternative CDs offer a recovery mode and/or is there another way
> to get to a recovery prompt?
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