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I have a usb drive that is owned by root with chmod set to -w-r-x for all others the system that root existed on crashed and now i'm trying to ...
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    recover root owned usb files


    I have a usb drive that is owned by root with chmod set to -w-r-x for all others

    the system that root existed on crashed and now i'm trying to recover the files on my usb

    i have the root password and uuid of crashed hdd


    can i use a program or copy uuid to new system to recover usb?

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    update:

    i was able to open a rescue mode session on my crashed system

    it recognized that i have a LUKS protected hard drive and accepted my password but said there were 'no volumes found'.


    from the bash prompt, how can i access my usb drive to chmod the files on it?

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