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Can't delete/add file to usb(locked) [duplicate]

When I change the permission to 777, I get this message chmod: changing permissions of ‘NUR OTTO/autorun.inf/con’: Read-only file system chmod: changing permissions of ‘NUR OTTO/autorun.inf/con/aux’: ...
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How to make read-only file system writable?

I am not sure since when the filesystem on my digital audio player has been changed to be read-only. I cannot copy files into it or remove files on it. Are there some possible reasons for the player'...
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Unable to open /dev/sdb read-write (Read-only file system)

As in the title, I'm unable to format it as it says read-only. I've tried couple of searches and the solutions too. Even I tried GParted to see I have any luck. Unfortunately below is what I get. ...
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USB Disk stuck in read only after dd an ISO

This has probably been asked before but I have not been able to find it so I'll ask again. Here's what I did: sudo dd if=./windows.iso of=/dev/sdb #sdb is a 64gb USB disk Afterwards I was unable to ...
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How to change read-only pendrive?

I have a generic pendrive with a problem... I can't copy to inside, delete or move any archive or folder from the pendrive. I don't know how this happens, I do not change any kind of permissions... ...
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How Do I Fix SanDisk USB mounted in Read-Only Mode?

I have a SanDisk Cruzer 32GB USB which houses my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 OS. Today I tried booting up my machine and I received errors about buffer I/O or something to that effect. I ignored it and booted ...
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Flashdrive suddenly became read-only

Background: I dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 I recently bought a new Sandisk SecureAccess 32GB flashdrive and was trying to backup some stuff on it from my Ubuntu partition, and while trying to ...
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Unable to remove write protection from pen drive

I have scandisk 16GB pendrive which accidentally got write protected(s/w as there is no hardware write protection feature availiable). I have tried sudo hdparm -r0 /dev/sdb1 still it is write ...
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unable to open /dev/sdb: Read-only file system [duplicate]

I just created a bootable USB Linux Mint image. Everything worked fine but now i cannot format my USB pend drive. I tried to use dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb and udo mkfs -t vfat /dev/sdb but these ...
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Write protection can't be turned off

I want to format my microSD card, but when I try an error says that the file system is read-only. I found this, but none of the answers work form my case, which is identical to the one I linked to. ...
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Pendrive or external usb issues

I am trying to access a USB pendrive on my system having OS Ubuntu 16.04. I could not see the drive symbol. I have searched for the solution and have tried this solution: Sandisk USB not detected by ...
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Why is my flash drive generating .lnk files? How did my flash drive become write protected when I never put that setting?

I'm honestly not sure what went wrong with my flash drive. My flash drive doesn't store any of the actual files that I save. Instead, it stores the .lnk files. Now when I use a computer at a local ...