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I am unable to login to my account and I want to back up my data from Documents folder so I need to know how to mount other partitions from recovery mode. How can I do this?

mv /home/username/Documents /to_my_other_partitons
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mount <what to mount> <where to mount>. Usually this looks something like mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt. You can also specify a lot of options, which you most probably won't need. Also mounting this way requires root privileges (eg. sudo).

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There is a current bug with Recovery Mode. Please vote for the bug (click the green writing at the top left of that page).

The solution is to enter the following two commands as soon as you enter Recovery Mode:

mount --options remount,rw /
mount --all

This will allow you to continue normally.

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thanks what is the path of mounted partitnos – srn Jan 28 '13 at 18:57
i have voted for the bug – srn Jan 28 '13 at 19:02
I don't think it's a bug but the design of recovery mode to keep it read-only unless explicitly made rw. – pd12 Aug 27 '15 at 8:09

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