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I made the mistake of autostarting syncthing with runit and now I can't login. (I added "syncthing to /etc/runit/1".) Initially, I rebooted normally to syncthing starting, but from there I could not gain control with ctrl + c. I then tried booting into recovery mode from Grub, but had similar results of ctrl + c not working. Ideally, I would like to delete the syncthing line from the runit file without having to login with another computer or taking out the hard drive. How should I go about fixing this problem.

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  • Hi. How far can you get in the login process? As a last resort, you can always boot the machine from a live USB; mount the HDD filesystem; and edit the file from there. – Time4Tea Apr 2 '20 at 22:58

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