[OT] Hosed Xubuntu system

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 21:06:20 CET 2016


Unfortunately it is not a matter of permissions: I have been reliably 
informed that my boot partition
has been set to "unallocated space" and that my 'home' partition, while 
retaining the file structure
(directories and so forth) conatins no actula files beyond a few GIF files.

Richmond.

On 11/28/16 9:45 pm, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>
> > On 11/28/16 9:25 pm, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> >> Anything noteworthy in ~/.bash_history, /var/log/auth.log, or
> >> /var/log/syslog?
> >>
> >> Are those files even remaining?
> >>
> > There seems to be no way to get at those files if they still remain
> > on the partition.
>
> If it's a matter of permissions you can use:
>
>    sudo su
>
> ...to become root (be careful while you're root, of course).
>




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