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problems after using "startup disk creator" in ubuntu

Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by gonzominium, Nov 19, 2010.

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    using ubuntu 10.10 and i tried creating a startup disk with the utility... it failed but i don't care about that. what i do care about is the fact that i can not use a single external usb hard drive or flash drive. DVD's give me a "cannot read from source error" and usb storage devices tell me permission denied when i try to copy to them. I tried using sudo chown to override this, and it fails epicly, anyone who experienced something like this i would appreciate any help.
     
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    How were the rights of those files you tried to copy being set up? Especially, who was the owner? I.e. yourself, root, ...

    Also, post your /etc/fstab and mtab (the latter probably being in /etc too) files here, as maybe they will be helpful (not sure, but never shot is always missed).
     
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