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nbrimme1 [Method 2: boot to single-user mode]
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   - Reboot with either <​Ctrl><​Alt><​Del>​ or the power switch.   - Reboot with either <​Ctrl><​Alt><​Del>​ or the power switch.
 ====Method 2: boot to single-user mode==== ====Method 2: boot to single-user mode====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Single_user_mode|Single user mode]] is a start-up mode that boots a multi-user operating system into single superuser. It is often used for diagnoses and triage of a broken or malware-infected system.+[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Single_user_mode|Single user mode]] is a start-up mode that boots a multi-user operating system into single superuser. It is often used for diagnoses and triage of a broken or malware-infected system. After booting into single-user mode, a root shell is provided to the user.
   - Power on/reboot the target machine   - Power on/reboot the target machine
     - Through a graphical login screen: for a clean reboot just use the shutdown/​reboot options in the system menu.     - Through a graphical login screen: for a clean reboot just use the shutdown/​reboot options in the system menu.
user/nbrimme1/portfolio/break-into-linux.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/21 19:44 by nbrimme1