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How do I add myself back in sudo group in Encrypted HDD of 16.04 with Strict Security Policies?

I know the threads How do I add myself back as a sudo user?, Mounting encrypted LUKS partition from Live CD, ... This thread is about how to add a sudo user back without root and other strict security ...
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change DNS server in a non-persistent way (on the command-line) [ubuntu 14.04 - rescue mode]

is there a way i can change the DNS server on the command-line without having to change anything on the disk? i recently booted into the rescue session and i got an IP address (using DHCP) but no DNS ...
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How to postition within magnetic tape in rescue mode of the installer image

I'm trying to get data from magnetic tape in the ubuntu installer environment respectively the rescue mode of the ubuntu installer image. To do so, i need to position on a distinct filespace/filemark ...
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How to have ssh running in the rescue mode?

If I select rescue mode in GRUB, ssh is not run. I have to type start ssh to have it running. Can I made this be done automatically for me? Typical situation is with broken graphics, when I need to ...
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Cannot boot laptop after I dropped it

I dropped my laptop (from a chair!) and now it does not boot. It shows me only the grub menu screen. Using the recovery mode it gave me: No init found.Try passing init=bootarg and prompted (...
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Server not booting after 16.04 upgrade (not pinging)

Yesterday I upgraded my server to 16.04, all fine and when I rebooted the server rebooted to rescue. I fixed package conflicts with apt-get autoremove and apt-get upgrade etc... I also tried to ...
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Enters Grub Rescue on boot [duplicate]

When I boot up my Ubuntu laptop, it always boots into Grub Rescue that I have absolutely no idea of... Can anyone help me? Thanks
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Ubuntu 14.04 Grub Rescue Mode

Hi I am using dual boot with windows & Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a File server sharing the files with Windows Box using Samba. Now I want to know due to suddenly power failure the Ubuntu unable to ...
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Unknown command in grub rescue

While trying to fix broken packages that prohibit the Gparted install in Ubuntu 15.10, I first tried fixing them in Synaptics, then went to the grub recovery mode to try that way. I went to the boot ...
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Hard-Drive crashed and Ubuntu is the operating system. Help [duplicate]

My laptop was great last night. This morning I turned it on and it without starting up it's saying "ERROR: ATTEMPT TO READ OR WRITE OUTSIDE OF DISK 'hd0' ENTERING RESCUE MODE, GRUB RESCUE". What is ...
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Grub Rescue/Boot repair

I was repairing boot in dual booted Ubuntu-Windows 8.1 system using boot repair but meanwhile the internet connection was lost so I was compelled to drop that process. Also at the time of repairing it ...
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I deleted Ubuntu partition and my laptop it was showing grub rescue screen

I deleted Ubuntu directly from drive by deleting partition option. On restarting my laptop it was showing GRUB rescue screen, which I didn't knew what to do. I went to bios and I changed some settings ...
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entering rescue mode Grub rescue > [duplicate]

To uninstall ubuntu 13.04 I run a command wipe in terminal but due to some reason my system shuts down in between the command was running and cleaning specific system drive. And now when i am trying ...
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Upgrade to 12.04 did not seem to work, can I restore back to 10.04 as I was, am stuck at grub prompt? [duplicate]

Is it possible to restore my dual boot PC to 10.04 LTS? I am concerned about rescuing my data if the upgrade to 12.04 has not worked. What options do I have from the grub prompt?
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Login identity when system sleeps

System went to sleep, then asked for a password. I have tried every password I have ever used. Does ubuntu require something different. I loaded this two years ago, last summer. I do not remember, ...
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cannot mount root filesystem on 10.04

I tried to apply the recommendation of question: Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) After running that command: sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev I ...