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Hey guys I have OS X installed on my HP Probook. I can no longer boot OS X, so I'm running Ubuntu live from a Flash Drive. Good news is I can see my OS X partition with all my files on it.. bad news I can't access it, says I do not have permission. How can I go about doing this on a live Ubuntu. Thanks guys!

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  • Also when I go to disks I click on the partition which is called "Mac OSX" it says /media/ubuntu/Mac OSX so I tried opening the folder through terminal by putting in cd /media/ubuntu/Mac OSX but it says no such file or directory. – Dexter Foster Nov 21 '16 at 5:20
  • I clicked the link you recommended but what is the username of my linux since its not installed yet? I put in what it said in the comment "newusername.newusername" but on terminal it says invalid user. – Dexter Foster Nov 21 '16 at 5:22
  • ok update, my username is ubuntu.. i tried it out.. says "cannot access" /media/ubuntu/mac "cannot access" "osx" – Dexter Foster Nov 21 '16 at 5:25
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    @PatrickNegus there's nothing off topic about this question. The OP is using Ubuntu. Yes, they want to use it to retrieve files from another OS, but it's still an Ubuntu issue. – terdon Nov 21 '16 at 12:21
  • @terdon Sure, sorry about that. – negusp Nov 21 '16 at 12:57

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