[ubuntu-uk] Recovery with live CD

Barry Drake ubuntu-advertising at gmx.com
Wed Oct 19 09:20:26 UTC 2011

On 19/10/11 09:29, ** wrote:
> I can boot with a live cd (it happens to be Mint because it's all I 
> have immediately available) on a USB stick and of course I am having 
> trouble with file permissions trying to save my /home directory. 
> Unfortunately when I try "sudo nautilus" however my hard disk is not 
> even visible (and I get a permission denied message) although it is 
> visible without the sudo but without the necessary permissions.
I remember somebody saying it's dangerous to do sudo nautilus, but OK to 
do gksudo nautilus.  Can't remember why.

Regards,        Barry.

-- Barry Drake is a member of the the Ubuntu Advertising team. 

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