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marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said on 2010-07-31: #40 So please close this question for your dvd issue please open another question... Ask a question Edit question Subscribers Subscribe Subscribe someone else • Take the tour • Read the guide © 2004-2016 CanonicalLtd. • Terms of use • Contact Launchpad Support • partitioning permissions hard-drive external-hdd share|improve this question asked Jun 20 '14 at 17:15 Billa 815 Might this help you: askubuntu.com/questions/83268/… –Raphael Jun 20 '14 at 17:41 1 Some It says I'm not root. http://bovbjerg.net/ubuntu-cannot/ubuntu-cannot-copy-encrypted-dvd.php

Normally the user installing the system gets id number 1000 (so you were that user) and has administration rights. The part that is significant to us right now is: Disk /dev/sdb: 250.0 GB blah blah blah . . . Which is what it returned to you -- 20 lines. dmesg (for "display message") is a command that prints the message buffer of the kernel.

Here's an article about this with no need for linux knowledge or skills.http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/use-ubuntu-live-cd-to-backup-files-from-your-dead-windows-computer/ covers the easy version as well as what to do if the drives do not open.Armed with this Possible repercussions from assault between coworkers outside the office TIKZ: foreach not compatible with calc-library? Like sitting at the bar, everyone can name their poison. Hope this helps bth73 (bth1969) said on 2010-07-31: #4 I do not know how to be more succinct.

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum Governance Forum Staff Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct Forum If this hard drive has this software, and you intend to use it, you obviously would not want to overwrite the partitions with a Linux file system. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

Somethings still wrong with unmount. The text says the following: Thank you for purchasing a Cirago storage product for your Macintosh or Linux system. Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical Canonical Ltd. http://askubuntu.com/questions/486047/how-to-copy-files-to-an-external-hdd-from-ubuntu-live-session Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1

Last edited by rb0171610; October 14th, 2009 at 05:09 PM. If so, will all of those computers be running Linux? IT IS MY COMPUTER. That's the same as making a copy. 5.

  • You guessed it -- the first two letters rw (read/write.) Everything else would be insignificant to you at this point, but I can tell by experience there is nothing out of
  • Finally, the last command you typed was fdisk.
  • I was able to successfully back up files on the external drive & already have XP reinstalled with all my documents copied back.
  • So fsck.vfat -r /dev/sdb1 is the same as fsck -r /dev/sdb1 because fsck will first look for what type of filesystem the device has and with it determined how to proceed.

So, for right now we know several things. https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/util-linux/+question/119546 Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the In this manual you will see: mount - mount a file system DESCRIPTION All files accessible in a Unix system are arranged in one big tree, the file hierarchy, rooted at

The other important thing the mount output tells us are the words type vfat. his comment is here Be sure the disk has a NTFS filesystem, not a FAT32 one, if you only want to use it on PC's with Windows XP or higher.In this case, it seems you Find the option to change the Boot Order and change the first item in the boot order list to be USB Disk, or similar. The problem maybe is caused by USB3 drivers, but i cant be sure about that.

I have a cirago external hardrive Cirago CST1500. If the user an group are yours then we continue with the following step, if not we change it: sudo chown -fR jeggy:jeggy /media/jeggy Then just in case we do: sudo But I can't copy files into the external device, nor can I modify files that are contained in it. this contact form You should now be able to log in to Ubuntu and start using it.

Although unsuccessful, it allowed me to boot through what I think is Linux (or something similar). You can choose other options, like a 64-bit CD image or a BitTorrent download, by clicking Alternative download options. If it is, remove it or change the flags and options to yours.

It does not finish or stop.

I've had good results using Ubuntu in a virtual machine that way before I went over to Ubuntu as the main OS for a good while.If you are on Windows I [email protected]:~$ sudo fsck.vfat -r -u /media/jeggy/INTENSO/lampp /dev/sdb1 dosfsck 3.0.13, 30 Jun 2012, FAT32, LFN File system has 30516268 clusters but only space for 30516222 FAT entries. Even when I use chmod -Rv 777 /home/user/external/.folder debian-wheezy cp share|improve this question edited Feb 12 '15 at 11:54 Oliver Salzburg♦ 56.7k37188245 asked Nov 1 '12 at 18:50 tversteeg 137110 Trust me.

Hearing "It doesn't work" is really discouraging and makes the asker seem clueless (please don't take that personally) and uninterested in the solution . –Ярослав Рахматуллин Nov 6 '12 at 23:45 Kees Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - sorry for taking too long time to reply by ammoon / August 31, 2010 7:03 AM PDT In reply to: Re: The drive where the problem is is drive sdb1, sdb2 has the same settings but works fine. navigate here In relation to the use of fsck, you need to know several things, first you are suppose to use it with the device in question, which is found in /dev/ no

UPDATE: [email protected]:~$ fsck /media/jeggy/INTENSO fsck from util-linux 2.20.1 e2fsck 1.42.5 (29-Jul-2012) fsck.ext2: Is a directory while trying to open /media/jeggy/INTENSO The superblock could not be read or does not describe a peggydNov 12, 2009, 8:55 AM Just stopped by to let you know your advice was "right on target!" I found Ubuntu very easy to use. It is compatible with both. as of copy/paste & drag and drop, in the pasting process it stucks in the middle of the process, hangs for sometime then it asks me to either try again or

The file system type for sdb1 is vfat. REALLY EMBARRASSING WHEN I AM TRYING TO CONVERT A WINDOWS USER TO LINUX AND CAN'T COPY THE DISK IN FRONT OF HIM. The hard drive itself i believe is not corrupted because it was working fine in the laptop and starting to suck when copying after i starting connecting it via USB3.So it Join Date Nov 2008 Location Orlando, FL Beans 146 DistroKubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope Re: Can't copy files to external hardrive Originally Posted by Radissthor Ok, so when I typed dmesg |

Press the F5 key to access universal access options like the screen reader and magnifier. I must've done something at the terminal that the display goes off.