How do I run fsck manually on Ubuntu?
- To do so, power on or reboot your machine through the GUI or by using the terminal: sudo reboot.
- Press and hold the shift key during boot-up.
- Select Advanced options for Ubuntu.
- Then, select the entry with (recovery mode) at the end.
- Select fsck from the menu.
How do I force fsck?
- Edit the /etc/default/grub file on Debian/Ubuntu.
- Find line that read as GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT and append the fsck.
- Then run an sudo update-grub.
- Reboot the Linux system by tying the sudo reboot.
- After that system will boot.
How do I resolve unexpected inconsistency run fsck manually?
- After the fsck command type he command exit to force the system to boot again in runlevel 5 or just reboot with init 6.!
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What is run fsck? fsck (file system check) is a command-line utility that allows you to perform consistency checks and interactive repairs on one or more Linux file systems. It uses programs specific to the type of the file system it checks.