Can not copy to rootcopy folder

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Can not copy to rootcopy folder

Post#1 by patrickfromwork » 16 Sep 2016, 23:50

hi Guys, having an issue copying files.

On the web site it says to copy the files I want to rootcopy folder. When ever I try to drag a file into the folder it tells me I do not have access to it.

I am booted to the KDE desktop 64 bit version on a USB key using the ext4 file system. I am tying to copy the files from another usb key to my porteus key.

I also trying copying files from my Mint PC to the Proteus key but is also says I do not have permission.

What I am i missing here?

Thanks!

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Re: Can not copy to rootcopy folder

Post#2 by Bogomips » 17 Sep 2016, 01:09

Welcome to Porteus. If you can do Command Line:

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su
toor  # Password
cp  file/s /mnt/sdXy/porteus/rootcopy
Linux porteus 4.4.0-porteus #3 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jan 23 07:01:55 UTC 2016 i686 AMD Sempron(tm) 140 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] (rev a2) MemTotal: 901760 kB MemFree: 66752 kB

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Re: Can not copy to rootcopy folder

Post#3 by patrickfromwork » 22 Sep 2016, 22:55

That work for me thanks for the help.
Could I log out as guest and log back in as root? I have not tried that yet.

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Re: Can not copy to rootcopy folder

Post#4 by Bogomips » 22 Sep 2016, 23:00

Linux porteus 4.4.0-porteus #3 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jan 23 07:01:55 UTC 2016 i686 AMD Sempron(tm) 140 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] (rev a2) MemTotal: 901760 kB MemFree: 66752 kB

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Re: Can not copy to rootcopy folder

Post#5 by francois » 23 Sep 2016, 19:46

@patrickfromwork:

Sure that you can logout into root mode. There is also a cheatcode to log directly into root mode if you prefer.

It has to be inserted into the bootloader instructions.

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login=root
I think that bogomips wanted to make sure that you knew what you were doing. :twisted:
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