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I've booted into my computer using a ubuntu 12.04 livecd, and have installed truecrypt. I have mounted a truecrypt drive, but I can't seem to create any files/folders on the truecrypt drive. The options are grayed out.

Anyone know why is this happening? Even though I made sure the readonly option is disabled when mounting via truecrypt.

Apparently I am not the owner of the drive so I can't change the permissions... I am the owner.

I've tried this on 2 different computers and both have the same issue. However, if I mount the truecrypt drive on the original computer it was created on using a HDD installation of Ubuntu instead of a livecd, the truecrypt drive works perfectly well as expected.

So basically, using a livecd, I boot into the computer, and install truecrypt, which I guess gets installed on the computers ram. I then attach a usb storage device to the computer. The usb storage device is a fully encrypted drive. When I mount this drive using truecrypt, I can see everything in the drive, but I cannot add/edit anything in the drive. How do write to the drive?

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I do not understand the scenario you're trying to describe. What exactly are you doing, trying to achieve, what are the results you're expecting and not getting (well, that last part is clear; the title says that much)? –  nutty about natty Mar 8 '13 at 12:01
    
That is, truecrypt is installed on your hdd/ssd? You mounted the tc drive "into" your liveCD? "Even though I made sure the readonly option is disabled when mounting via truecrypt." What exactly are you trying to say here? Please be more explicit and verbose. –  nutty about natty Mar 8 '13 at 12:04
    
Using a livecd, I boot into the computer, and install truecrypt, which I guess gets installed on the computers ram. I then attach a usb storage device to the computer. The usb storage device is a fully encrypted drive. When I mount this drive using truecrypt, I can see everything in the drive, but I cannot add/edit anything in the drive. Does that make any sense? –  oshirowanen Mar 8 '13 at 14:52
    
That aleady makes more sense, thanks! –  nutty about natty Mar 8 '13 at 16:36
    
The truecrypt drive is a file image? Who is the owner of the file? –  enzotib Mar 9 '13 at 16:02

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