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If you can't boot into a root shell you're kinda boned. I've seen this happen before when people forget to change the access on the key file. The recommended method is to attempt to use the key before turning off password based authentication. If it's an instance in a cloud, call your provider and have them reset the password (which may not be free or even ...
I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb That is not the drive you think it is. Look: Update: the command mount responds with: [...] /dev/sda1 on / type ext4 (rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,data=ordered) [...] /dev/sda1 is already mounted and it is your root drive which contains the main file system of your Ubuntu ...
Iso's only do mount read-only. It's just the fact. I believe the reason is that ISO's have a specific structure that would have to be remade every time you unmounted the ISO which would take a ridiculous amount of processing power for limited functionality advantage.
write the mount (/etc/fstab in this case) with noperm parameter to instruct local client ignore permission checks. It look like this (works for me,o nce i had ignored local permission rights) //remote-ip/share /local-path/dir/ cifs credentials=/your-credential-file,iocharset=utf8,uid=local-user-uid,gid=local-group-id,**noperm** 0 0
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