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For reasons I won't go into on this thread, I would like to simply backup the home files on my machine using live cd.
I have downloaded a live usb, and am currently running on it now. I cannot boot into Ubuntu, and would like to rather backup my files on my hdd, and do a fresh install thereafter.
My issue is, once I log into live cd, and attempt to recover my files by using:
I get the following error:
INFO: Searching for encrypted private directories (this might take a while)... find: ‘/proc/1670/task/1670/net’: Invalid argument find: ‘/proc/1670/net’: Invalid argument find: ‘/proc/2541/task/2541/net’: Invalid argument find: ‘/proc/2541/net’: Invalid argument find: ‘/run/user/999/gvfs’: Permission denied
I am able to use nautilus to browse the hdd, and the home user directory I want to copy, however, they are all encrypted.
I have been stuck on this for the whole day now and all I want to do is simply use live cd to browse my files on my hdd (decrypted), copy them to an external hdd, format my machine, and re-install ubuntu.
I am using Ubuntu 17.10, and if you must know, Kali or Katoolin took over the machine and grub. It must have overwritten major system files because it won't even boot. Not worried about that, Just want to be able to get my files from live cd (de-crypted)
Thank you in advanced.