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no permission to use drive?

Postby marty510 on Sun Jun 14, 2009 1:42 pm

I wanted to use Braseros md5 "check disc" with my burner but get something to the effect of " no permission to use drive", how do I get it back so I can do a md5 check?

[edit]this was the case, here, in Mint 7 also
Last edited by marty510 on Sun Nov 29, 2009 9:55 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: no permission to use drive?

Postby emorrp1 on Sun Jun 14, 2009 1:49 pm

Check in "Users and Groups" (under admin) that you have permission to access the cdrom drive.
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Re: no permission to use drive?

Postby marty510 on Sun Nov 29, 2009 2:31 pm

Mint 8

sorry, I double posted this one.
I never really figured this one out. I'm not really sure what I'm looking at in "Users and Groups"
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Re: no permission to use drive?

Postby marty510 on Sun Nov 29, 2009 8:39 pm

I finally figured out how to "get into" "Users and Groups" and made sure the cdrom boxes were checked, but still no luck using "checkdisc"
feel free to move this to the right place, not sure this belongs in the Hardware Support area.
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Re: no permission to use drive?

Postby marty510 on Sun Dec 27, 2009 9:38 pm

bump
As usual, I'd just like to pass around some error checked Mint 8 discs to some Linux skeptics I know. I like to pass'em around like crazy when a new release comes out.
I may get criticized (or start an argument), but I'm not real hip on Brasero either.
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Re: no permission to use drive?

Postby rich_roast on Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:44 am

I don't know what the deal is with Brasero but those integrity checks are easy using md5sum in a terminal:

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md5sum /dev/cdrom /home/whatever.iso


Will output something like:

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06fc2f27f8352a2bac5516b86c020755  /dev/cdrom
06fc2f27f8352a2bac5516b86c020755 /home/whatever.iso


Even if the integrity is very slightly compromised those numbers should (to a very high degree of probability) be radically different.

See this for more.

Also, many swear by k3b for their disk burning activities.
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