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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.


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. ...


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 ...


If the boot disk is using UFS. You might be able to get away with using Escape to the loader prompt (3) from the boot menu and unload load kernel boot Then fix /boot/loader.conf and reboot. For ZFS, I believe you will need to boot the system from usb or cd. mfsbsd will do. zpool import zpool import -o altroot=/mnt {root_zpool_name} Edit ...


Please take a look at these: Usage Boot parameters pw=any_password : set a password for root and local user


I used to meet this problem when i install Ubuntu. Live CD is good, but real OS not. The problem is in your blacklist, I guess your wireless adapter is "Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter". If so, check your blacklist in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf and commant blacklist bcm43xx


This seems to be related to Problem with touch pad in linux You will need to know exact laptop model, wireless adapter and find out what is the required driver package, that you need to install to the OS.

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