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error message trying to download to usb or sd ports

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by mardigrasvet, May 21, 2019.

  1. mardigrasvet

    mardigrasvet Thread Starter

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    tried just about everything but still have a problem when trying to download and saving it to either the usb stick or sd card. the message: "could not read the contents of (name of stick.) error opening directory/media/-----/-----: permission denied."

    i can download to other places, then copy it to the stick or sd card so this frustrating but not crucial. i use chromium or firefox, ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS.

    thanks for your help. (tried to download systinfo untility but was told "an error occurred when loading the archive.")
     
  2. Oddba11

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    Based strictly on the error, the software/application doesn't have permission to access the media.

    I've only used Windows, so I don't know how to probe further.
     
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