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by Linuxunil
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't copy and past files
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Can't copy and past files

I successfully fubared Linux. I backed up my data and will attempt to reinstall it in the future...maybe. I'm having issues with partitioning. Any suggestions on what partitioning scheme I should use for a 200Gb HDD, 8Gb of RAM and a UEFI mobo? I tried setting it up like this during installation: -g...
by Linuxunil
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't copy and past files
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Can't copy and past files

The problem that I posted in my last reply is gone. I just needed to reboot, now the drives show up by their labels in the file manager as I intended. Thank you all for your help. I do appreciate it. Hi everyone, my previous problem returned. Now the labels associated with the drives and partitions...
by Linuxunil
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't copy and past files
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Can't copy and past files

The problem that I posted in my last reply is gone. I just needed to reboot, now the drives show up by their labels in the file manager as I intended.

Thank you all for your help. I do appreciate it.
by Linuxunil
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't copy and past files
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Can't copy and past files

Hi everyone! I can't copy and paste files, can't create new files or folders on my new 1Tb HDD which I use for storing important personal data. Doing it as root with elevated privileges doesn't help either. It is formatted as an ext4 filesystem and it's mounted. What am I doing wrong? Help and advi...
by Linuxunil
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't copy and past files
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Can't copy and past files

I turned my PC on and opened the Gnome Disk app. It said "Disk OK, one bad sector". I heard a high pitched slightly louder noise from the case than usual. I opened the case so that I can hear it better and check what's wrong. The noise stopped a couple of seconds later. I reopened the Disk app and s...
by Linuxunil
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't copy and past files
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Re: Can't copy and past files

You don't give much information. Is the new HDD internal or external? Formatted with what tool? Tried to access with elevated privileges how? Also, please open Terminal and run these two commands: inxi -Fxz and lsblk . Both are ordinary user commands and don't require sudo . Report back the results...
by Linuxunil
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't copy and past files
Replies: 17
Views: 875

Can't copy and past files

Hi everyone! I can't copy and paste files, can't create new files or folders on my new 1Tb HDD which I use for storing important personal data. Doing it as root with elevated privileges doesn't help either. It is formatted as an ext4 filesystem and it's mounted. What am I doing wrong? Help and advic...

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