single user mode

I’m not able to boot into GUI under Dell desktop system, which uses an ATI HD3750 display card. The display only works with CLI and but when I type startx and get some sort of error or a black screen. How do I fix this issue?

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Question: I know how to boot into single user mode under Linux and FreeBSD. But, how do I boot into single user mode under HP-UX (HP9000) UNIX operating system?

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Q. I’m using CentOS Linux 5 server with ext3 on /disk2 (/dev/sdb1). How do I improve my file server performance. I’ve many large files in directories and how do I speed up access time?

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Q. Can I run fsck or e2fsck command when Linux file system is mounted? Do you advice to run fsck on a live file system? I am using Cent OS. A. No. Do not run fsck on a live or mounted file system. fsck is used to check and optionally repair one or more Linux […]

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Q. I forgot my root password, how can I get into my system? A. You can reset forgotten root password under Linux by booting system into single user mode or emergency mode (also known as rescue mode). My boot loader is GRUB (see LILO boot loader below) )Following is the procedure to reset root password […]

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Q. How do I boot a Linux system into single user mode?

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