[ubuntu-uk] Recovery with live CD

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Wed Oct 19 11:02:28 UTC 2011

On 19/10/11 09:29, ** wrote:
> I admit it I was stupid. I was doing an unattended upgrade of my
> laptop to 11.10 and then stupidly turned off the mains power.
> Needless to say the upgrade failed about an hour later and I can no
> longer boot to the hard disk.
> 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.

After other comments here: does gksudo nautilus work?
Also - is nautilus still used in Ubuntu 11.10?

In a live session - iirc, then in a terminal, just
will raise you to superuser level I think, then , to start (nautilus) just

alan cocks
Ubuntu user

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