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OS: Ubuntu 11.04 amd64

After several updates, dbus didn't get to install correctly (carelessly used &&; long night), which I found out after server restart – no network services are accessible.

Only way that I can connect is to request recovery system to be loaded (via serverloft backend). I can mount disks and put needed files.

So basically my approach would be to create a shell script that removes corrupted dbus (and libdbus?) and installs from source.

Any tips; could there occur any other issues that I should be aware of?

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Mount disks in the rescue environment, chroot into the system, and fix the broken packages. Don't bother scripting it, you're only dealing with a once-off situation.

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