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2014-07-07 13:57:47 -0500 marked best answer backup usb i made doesn't give me permission to view it

I made a backup usb drive in ext 3 format to hold my virtual machine earlier today in fedora 14. The software on the virtual machine is highly important and valuable, which is why i was too scared until now to even try to upgrade fedora. now I have fedora 20 and user#500 has permission for the usb and i can't figure out how to access it. I keep finding vague references to the issue in google and linux forums, but I'm not good enough with the terminal to understand i guess.

2014-07-07 13:57:44 -0500 commented answer backup usb i made doesn't give me permission to view it

I had an epiphany earlier and looked at files through terminal instead of Nautilus and the ownership was changed. Thank you very much

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2014-07-07 11:29:53 -0500 commented answer backup usb i made doesn't give me permission to view it

I did the command lines mentioned...is it possible I need to add a packet, program,etc? Usually I find with terminal commands that when something doesn't work or does nothing it will say "nothing to do" "no such thing" etc. I found the usb location and typed this [root@localhost cpeaden]# su -c 'chown 1000:1000 /run/media/cpeaden/backup/* -R' and the light on the usb flashed a couple of times and nothing else changed. Maybe I didn't wait long enough? Maybe it takes a while?

2014-07-07 06:26:53 -0500 answered a question backup usb i made doesn't give me permission to view it

I apologize for the double post. I typed the question then after it asked me to register it vanished so I wasn't sure what happened. I ran the commands that were listed above and it did at least make the usb light flash, and now when I go to disks I can mount and unmount it without it telling me I can't, but when I try to actually open the usb drive in nautilus it still says I don't hvae permission to view it. Any ideas?