Copy file to externa drive Tags: External Drive Permissions Last response: September 9, 2010 1:06 AM in Linux/Free BSD Share Anonymous September 8, 2010 9:38:04 PM Hello, How can I copy a file to a external drive. I'm getting a error the folder" " cannot be copied because you do not have permissions to create it in the destination. More about : copy file externa drive Pyroflea September 9, 2010 1:06:38 AM sudo chmod -777 [directory] That should work (I hope) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow to burn iso file to flash drive ForumWD External Drive to Internal ForumNeed advise about what externa RAID1 drive to buy? ForumClone an SSD to a HDD and back again? ForumORB 2.2 gig drive experiences ForumWww samsunghdd com ForumHow to copy iso file to hard drive ForumXP doesn't recognize CDRW connected to USB ForumWhile sending song to my usb drive it shows the msg ,cannot copy file directory ForumSATA Hard Drive Forum[Troubleshooting; File Issues]Can not copy /move file off of drive ForumHow to copy a file in e drive to c drive using bootable cd ForumCan't copy a lrage (5GB) file to a USB flash drive ForumCan not copy files to the external hard drive ForumCant get permission to copy any of the file to my drive ForumBoot Problems ForumKnoppix 6.2 Hard drive issues. ForumMake an exact copy of a disk ForumCan DBAN delete a write-protected USB drive? ForumHow t copy SID More resources !