My partition in Linux Mint 18 is in need of repair, but first I will backup some files using a Live CD. I can't copy the two files that I want, Bookmarks and Bookmarks.bak, because I am not the owner thus don't have permissions. How can I become the owner and obtain permissions?
When I open Nemo, I can access my hard drive from the sidebar. Since I am not owner, I had tried
gksudo nemo. When Nemo opened with privileges, The hard drive wasn't listed in the sidebar. The files path is: