Rescue and emergency modes enable Linux admins to troubleshoot and fix problems, usually making it possible to boot in standard mode afterwards. This tutorial explains how to use rescue and emergency modes in Linux Mint 20 and Ubuntu 20.04.
Rescue mode in the Linux operating system is used in situations where your system is damaged due to malware or you have forgotten your password, which prevents you from accessing your system. Basically, this mode allows you to troubleshoot and fix these problems so that you can usually boot in standard mode afterwards. On the other hand, the emergency mode in Linux is especially helpful when the rescue mode is not necessarily available and you still need to repair your system. In this article, we will show you how to use rescue and emergency mode in Linux Mint 20.