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Full disk encryption is usually done using the dm-crypt Device Mapper target, with a nested LVM (Logical Volume Manager) inside. So to reset your password you'll have to Unlock/open the crypto container; this is done using cryptsetup Activate the logical volumes; vgchange is used for this. Usually you won't need to care about this but could let the ...


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In a virtual environment this can be done by snapshotting that vm. In all environments kdump and the kexec tools might help you here. It depends on the distribution what can or can not be done. So check your specific man pages and vendor docs.


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Quote from http://superuser.com/questions/72226/linux-live-cd-for-distributed-computing-projects Dotsch/UX is one. Dotsch/UX - A USB/Diskless/Harddisk BOINC Ubuntu Linux Distribution The purpose is to make a Linux distribution for BOINC which easily installs and boot from a USB stick, hard disk and from diskless clients ...


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In the end, I gave up on VirtualBox. I installed Fedora 19 on VMWare Workstation and the commands worked fine.


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Sounds like you're missing the video driver and X is defaulting to a generic video driver. For example, if your video card is an AMD, you need the radeon XF86 video drivers, and if you're running inside a virtual machine you need the vmware or virtualbox drivers. These drivers are part of X, and to put an example, in Debian they appear on the package manager ...



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