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I've got it. I had the same problem as MidnightHunter burning cd's. Try to disable the first option at the burning menu; something like "Burn disk image directly without save it" (My software is in Spanish, so maybe these aren't the correct words)
You have to install libdvdcss: sudo apt-get install libdvdread4 sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh Reference: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs
When you turn off the computer using Windows 8, the system actually hibernate, and the windows partition is marked as being used. That prevents other OSes to access the data on the partition. Try to reboot the computer (not turn off) from windows 8, enter ubuntu and access the windows partition
I'm pretty sure that NTFS WRITE support is experimental for the Linux fs driver. The filesystem is probably broken. You could try running a fdisk from Windows on that volume and pray that it will repair it. Aside from that, you really shouldn't be using NTFS to share data between Windows and Linux, VFAT e.g. Fat32, is more than adequate.
you may have inadvertently changed the ownership of those files to some other system user (root, or some such) I'd usually fix this by opening up a terminal window and doing something like: cd /home/ccrama/ sudo chown -R ccrama * Be careful - you don't want to do this anywhere outside your home directory, as that can mess things up. If you don't know ...
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