Originally Posted by raspino
I no longer can log into my ubuntu mail server as a normal user after installing dtc. I have been trying to resolve the issue but to no avail so I am now going to re-install ubuntu and re-configure the mail server. The problem is that I may have some files in the normal user's profile that I want to backup before I do the re-installation. At least I want to see what folders and files are in there. The other issue is that my hard drive is encrypted. How do I access the files and folders using root?
If they're encrypted, you need the password/credentials to decrypt them. If you don't have it, then you're pretty much out of luck, no matter WHAT user ID you pick.