What To Do When Linux Files Are Read Only

Sometimes you cannot edit and save a single file in Linux.  For example, if you boot into maintenance mode after the /etc/fstab is corrupt, you cannot edit the very file that is causing the problem.  To overcome this problem, you will need to log in as root and issue a command.  You will need to manually edit the /etc/fstab.  To do this in maintenance mode you need to issue this command from the prompt: 
mount -o remount,rw /
After this,

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Top Five Reasons To Ask For Help When Working in I.T.

When challenged at work, be it debugging a program or getting a server to work properly, sometimes it makes sense to escalate the problem or ask for assistance.  This is true for lead architects, I.T. vendors, or junior service desk employees.  Here are the top five reasons to ask for assistance.

1)  It can save time.  A senior level person may not have the idiosyncratic business knowledge of a more tenure junior employee. 

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