I have a MacBook Pro. I want to learn how to backup files off of MAC with dead hard drive using Ubuntu Live CD or another Linux live cd.
Steps taken so far:
1) Booted Ubuntu Live DVD on MAC
2) Opened terminal in Ubuntu and typed "sudo nautilus"
3) After typing "sudo nautilus" and pressing enter I could open and view all OSX files in UBUNTU
4) Problem - when I try to copy the files or folders to an External hard drive Ubuntu says "The folder cannot be handled because you do not have permissions to read it"
5) I tried formatting the external hard drive as "FAT" and as "Extended Journaled" and neither one helps