MintPPC - How to boot into "Single User Mode". Please read the ENTIRE video description. (Please click the "Show More" button.)
The steps are as follows:
*Turn on your computer
*When it asks you to boot from Linux or from a CD, just ignore it and wait.... or just type in the letter 'l'.
*When you get to the Yaboot prompt/screen, just type in (without quote marks) "Linux 1" and press Return or Enter.
(So, that is "Linux" followed by the number "1", not the lower case letter "l".)
*Then let all the remaining stuff load
*You will eventually reach the prompt that asks you for your root user's password. Type it in, press "Return" or "Enter", and finally, you should see the single-user prompt... with you logged-in as "root".
If you have Ethernet access, you can perform downloads from the internet with the 'wget' utility and the desired download link address. This is useful if you need to download an xorg.conf file off of the internet... or perhaps even a shell-script, for example.
You can also perform "sudo apt-get install *****" (where ***** is the exact name of the software package you want), "sudo apt-update" or "sudo apt-upgrade" while in single user mode... but for us MintPPC users, be careful not to use "sudo dist-upgrade" unless you're either told to do so... or unless you really know what you are doing...
Sorry, I don't talk in my videos... i'm shy, I don't like my voice, and most people can't understand my accent. Heh...
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