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Your applications can not run because they want to find libraries and those are misplaced too. Try using busybox directly. bin/busybox ls should work as ls and so on.
Lets do another approach. I assume you do not know real root password. Here is a list of libraries that sudo needs: linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007ffea6be9000) libselinux.so.1 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libselinux.so.1 (0x00007fbbad17b000) libutil.so.1 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libutil.so.1 (0x00007fbbacf78000) libdl.so.2 => ...
If you haven't deleted your old home folder then try: mkdir mnt sudo mount --bind / mnt and navigate to mnt/home/<username>
In computing, ".bak" is a filename extension commonly used to signify a backup copy of a file. – Via Wikipedia To restore this backup file : Delete the interface file with broken settings. Remove .bak of the interfaces.bak file.
No. You've just wiped out everything. Permanently. Sorry mate.
I am going to give an example, perhaps this will make you clear : Lets say I have a program foobar that depends on the configuration file /etc/foobar/interfaces. I have taken a backup of it as /home/me/foobar/interfaces.bak. Then I have made some changes to interfaces file and it is not looking good now. So I want to replace my current interfaces file with ...
testdisk is a lot more efficient than photorec. The problem with testdisk is that it doesn't always recover all deleted files. If you accidentally reformat a partition, testdisk can recover thousands of files without missing a single file, but if you deleted a file by sending it to the Trash and then emptying the Trash, testdisk can't always recover it. So ...
Since no one provided a GUI alternatives for the slightly newer Linux(Ubuntu) users, here is a GUI for testdisk. Insert your Ubuntu CD/DVD/USB and boot from it, At bootup, select try Ubuntu out. Download qphotorec. Install like so: sudo dpkg -i qphotorec_1.0_all.deb If there are any dependencies issues, run: sudo apt-get -f install After qphotorec ...
If you just want to recover the PDF file (if possible), then I suggest you go with photorec tool. You can install it using the command sudo apt-get install testdisk What is lost+found dir? Information found on TLDP Page Linux should always go through a proper shutdown. Sometimes your system might crash or a power failure might take the machine ...
This question doesn't seem to be about Ubuntu, but I will answer because this question/answer may be helpful to other users regardless. So one thing you can try if the drive won't mount is this: sudo mkdir /media/drive sudo dd if=/dev/sdc of=~/drive.img ; sudo mount ~/drive.img /media/drive That will probably take hours if not days due to the fact that ...
Sounds like a wrong partition table. In gparted steps would be: Insert USB-Stick to computer $ sudo gparted Select Device (e.g. sdb) -> Right Click -> Unmount In top bar click Device -> create Partition Table -> msdos You should be able to format to your desired filesystem If this doesnt work you can also use the command line version ...
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