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Error while copying files to external hard drive

I am trying to copy image files to an external hard drive. The file names are like “2020-03-25 09:21:27 624.jpg“. I have previously copied a similar data set to the same hard drive in Windows 10. However, when I try to do that in Ubuntu 18.04, the following error is displayed. I tried copying form […]

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Cannot access ext drive properly (rwx problems)

When auto-mounted the drive is not read- or writable so I remount using: mount -o remount,uid=1000,gid=1000,rw /dev/.. mount says: rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,user_id=0,group_id=0,default_permissions,allow_other,blksize=4096,uhelper=udisks2 Afaik uid 0 is root? As an example as to what I do: sudo su rm -f filename Now the file disappears from the folder as I intended, as soon as I reload the folder, […]

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How to expand partition and avoid erasing boot loader

I would like the help of someone more experienced to expand the partition where my Manjaro is installed. That’s how it looks like currently: I have three OSs installed: Windows, Manjaro and PopOS. I would like to completely erase PopOS, but I’m not sure how to find out where is it located. If I’m not […]

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Development Linux Ubuntu

Error when copying a file to an NTFS volume

I have a folder in /media/li. I want to copy and paste the files into that folder. li@li-HP-Pavilion-Desktop-590-p0xxx:/media/li$ ls -ltr total 20 drwxr-xr-x 11 li li 16384 Dec 31 1969 DELLRESTORE drwxrwxrwx 1 li li 4096 Oct 19 20:58 ‘New Volume’ It said: Error while copying “question.doc”. Error opening file “/media/li/New Volume/question.doc”: No such file […]

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can not change the USB flash access permisions

i need to change the USB flash permission because i can not make new folder on it , also don’t want to format it, so i have tried to use this post instruction like this: It is not necessary to format the flash drive or to nuke the partition. You can go to mount and […]

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Cannot access folder with Thunderbird

On Ubuntu 19.10 I have this fstab: # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass> UUID=34e00814-6c32-4c6b-97b7-bc317f631907 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1 UUID=85e0fb91-b206-4b70-8323-d2cc86279b33 /home ext4 defaults 0 2 /swapfile none swap sw 0 0 /dev/disk/by-uuid/B866C91B66C8DAF0 /mnt/data auto nosuid,nodev,user,fmask=133,dmask=022,uid=1000,gid=1000,windows_names,nofail,x-gvfs-show,x-gvfs-name=data 0 0 and in my home directory I created a symlink: $ ls -l lrwxrwxrwx 1 mark […]

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NFS vs. root filesystem, yet another /cannot access mounted subdirectories/ thread

Slowly giving up on this… I am trying to export root filesystem via NFS, but mounted /usr/portage subdirectory is empty or is mounted instead of /. Details below. — Host: mount | grep portage /usr/portage.mount/portage.sfs on /usr/portage.mount/readonly type squashfs (ro,noatime) unionfs on /usr/portage type fuse.unionfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,noatime,user_id=0,group_id=0,default_permissions,allow_other) — First approach. Host: /etc/exports / *(sync,rw,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check,crossmnt) Guest: mount […]

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rsync –size-only -avbr fails to create backup file

I’ve recently discovered rsync and started to use it. I want to compare files based on filename & filesize only. If both match, then skip, if different size, then keep dest version (renamed) and copy from source. I gave it a try and it failed to create backup file with options rsync –size-only -avbr for […]

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Cannot copy to NTFS USB drive via nemo in Mint 19.1

I have a USB stick previously used for LinuxMint 19.1 Cinnamon liveUSB. Having finished with the installation, I’ve removed all liveUSB partitions and a partition table and created a single NTFS partition with ms-dos partition table via gparted. Now I cannot copy files to this file via Mint’s nemo. It claims that the partition is […]

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How to disable VMware service on startup?

I am just rarely use VMware, so I want to disable it services, and just start it manually if I need to run the VMware. But executing systemctl disable vmware.service wont do anything, after I reboot the service still there running. this is the output of the service status ● vmware.service – LSB: This service […]