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Yum will do that by default in Live mode; anything you install whilst running off a live optical disc is installed to RAM because you are running off of RAM as it is. If you want to do it explicitly, though, you can create a RAM disk: mkdir foo mount -t tmpfs -o size=4096M bar /foo where: mount is the command. -t tmpfs specifies the type of filesystem. ...


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Tested on VM. Was able to boot from Trisquel Live ISO (residing on hard disk) using this method. Required steps would look like this: After booting to your Ubuntu Live disk, start it's installation process. You would need to do at least minimal installation of the system on /dev/sda4 to get a working and bootable GRUB. But it's easier to just do full ...


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Thanks to other answers I was able to find this thread: What's the proper way to prepare chroot to recover a broken Linux installation?. As every step is extensively explained in the provided thread on SuperUser I will only provide a very simple solution to what I was trying to achieve. This approach is a great way to recover or change certain files from ...


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Have you tried just using su? Most of the time the default user on a livecd has passwordless sudo, and can also su passwordlessly to any other user.


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The issue is almost certainly some combination of using a slightly incorrect CDLABEL, grub not being able to mount the iso, the kernel arguments do not match those intended for use with the image, or there is some irregularity with the ISO - I didn't see that specific one on the mirrors. You need to grab the exact label from the isolinux.cfg file that is on ...


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I found an answer . Just to let you know, even using an ubuntu live CD, might just not do it. I have used this useful link : # sudo modprobe ufs # mkdir ~/ufs_mount # sudo mount -r -t ufs -o ufstype=ufs2 /dev/sdb1 /home/<your_username>/ufs_mount as home directory name. sdb1 the drive desired to get into.. However you cannot write into a file in ...



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