Linux Mint 18.3 How to Access from Live USB, DVD your OS partition.

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Linux Mint 18.3 How to Access from Live USB, DVD your OS partition.

Post by asinoro » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:10 pm

There are moments that you can not access your operating system due to many reasons. Thanks to Live medium you can get to your system and you can perform the necessary commands, like sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get upgrade, or to modify other important files.

Open your terminal.
If for any reason something went wrong, run exit command to execute again the procedure.

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exit
1. Run the command,

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sudo su
2. Then the command, to see which partition has your OS.

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lsblk -f
3. After the command, where X is your OS partition.

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mount /dev/sdaX /mnt
4. Now you have to mount, bind and chroot mnt, with the follow command.

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mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev && mount --bind /sys /mnt/sys && mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc && chroot /mnt
5. To verify that you are in the right partition run the command.

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lsb_release -a
Now you are at your Mint OS to do whatever it needs.

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