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> Need help with Root, Cannot copy files. Permission denied.
post Jun 10 2015, 01:59 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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My pc died and I assembled a new one. Now on the new PC I am using a USB to boot xubuntu without installing. Then I connected the old HDD from the PC that died. Now I want to copy the files from the old HDD to a seperate HDD then delete the old drive for a fresh xubuntu install.

The problem is I cannot copy the files from the old HDD. Permission denied. Now I have the root password. Just no place to insert it.

Gksudo nautilus is not working. Not coming up with anything.

Can anyone help me out?
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post Jun 16 2015, 09:19 PM
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Its GNU/

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Ubuntu live versons do not have a password i.e. it is blank.
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