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I recently bought this book, which came with an accompanying CD. When I try to view the contents of the CD in Ubuntu, I don't have read permission for any of the files. ls -al in the root of the CD gives this:

dr-x------ 1 mpiroc mpiroc  4096 Sep 21  2011 ./
drwxr-xr-x 3 root   root    4096 Sep  1 18:23 ../
---xr-Sr-- 1 mpiroc mpiroc  3799 Sep 14  2011 advanced-content-and-appe.html*
---xr-Sr-- 1 mpiroc mpiroc    24 Sep 20  2008 autorun.bat*
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc    48 May 18  2004 autorun.inf
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc 12344 May 14  2004 cd-small.bmp
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc  4090 Sep 14  2011 historical-perspectives-a.html
dr-x------ 1 mpiroc mpiroc  2048 Sep  6  2011 images/
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc  1798 Sep 14  2011 index.html
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc  5990 Sep 15  2011 readme.txt
dr-x------ 1 mpiroc mpiroc  2048 Sep  6  2011 resources/
dr-x------ 1 mpiroc mpiroc  2048 Sep  6  2011 search/
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc  4098 Sep 14  2011 search.html
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc  7801 Sep 14  2011 software.html
dr-x------ 1 mpiroc mpiroc  2048 Sep  6  2011 styles/
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc  5230 Sep 14  2011 tutorials.html
--w---S--- 1 mpiroc mpiroc  8138 Sep 15  2011 using-this-cd.html

I must be doing something wrong--surely the CD is meant to be read! What am I missing here?

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It seems to be meant for windows (I say that because of the .bat file). But that is good news (kinda): The CD probably does not have permissions written in it. The permissions that it has were given by Ubuntu itself when it mounted –  josinalvo Sep 2 '12 at 0:36
    
I mpiroc a user in your computer ? If you umount and mount again via nautilus, does it work ? –  josinalvo Sep 2 '12 at 0:37
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