No passwd Entry for Root

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by llamy, Nov 23, 2007.

  1. llamy

    llamy New Member


    I have by mistake messed up with my /etc/passwd in Ubuntu Feisty so the First line of /etc/passwd is :


    istead of


    Fortunately i can loin with another user but cannot run sudo or su.
    i get this error message :
    No passwd Entry for Root

    I have tried to Enter recovery mode but cannot get access to the shell prompt.

    I have tried to boot with the Live CD as i read on some forums but i do not know how to mount the root partition in what.

    can you Please help!

  2. llamy

    llamy New Member

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