Learning about systemd emergency and rescue targets and how to boot the system into them
- # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either
directly as a root user or by use of
- $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Systemd has nowadays become the de facto standard
init system for all the major Linux distributions.
Superseding SysV and upstart, it also replaced the classical way of defining system
runlevels, using system
targets, a special type of
In this tutorial we will see how to boot an Ubuntu 18.04 system into the
rescue systemd targets, and what kind of environment they provide to the users.