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I cannot paste anything into my USB drive although I used that solution but the problem is there. I cannot paste anything inside. How do I fix this?

Error while copying to "USB drive Name" The destination is read-only

The destination is read-only

  • Read only is often a symptom of a failed or about to fail drive. – user589808 Oct 14 '16 at 20:45
  • Try copying via terminal. I think I found a bug in Nautilus producing that error some time ago but didn't report it because I wasn't able to reproduce it reliably. If copying via terminal works, you're probably experiencing the same bug. – UTF-8 Oct 14 '16 at 21:15
  • Thanks for the help guys. Apparently a restart did the work. Who knows what the problem was... – Skemelio Oct 15 '16 at 10:21
  • Next time I will consider copying via terminal, good idea @UTF-8! – Skemelio Oct 15 '16 at 10:23
  • @Skemelio Tell me when it occurs again, maybe we can narrow the bug down. – UTF-8 Oct 15 '16 at 10:33

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