[clug] Help ubuntu bionic install broken

Bob Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Wed Dec 5 23:01:00 UTC 2018

On 5/12/18 8:32 pm, Adrian Blake via linux wrote:
> Thanks all for your help. I have backed up my home directory  and others. I
> will do a clean install tomorrow morning.
> Adrian

Hi Adrian,

You may not need to do a clean install (unless you know that you have
badly broken something). You should be able to mount your root dir. onto
your USB-booted system, chroot into it and so some "apt-get -f install"
etc. to determine and fix the problem(s).


Bob Edwards.

> On Wed, Dec 5, 2018, 12:10 Adrian Blake <adrian.blake at ieee.org wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I need desparate assistance. My ubuntu bionic is broken. I cannot login,
>> even from command prompt. A python problem.
>> Adrian

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