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I frequently use mksquashfs to make backups of folders on various systems. Sometimes this results in files which cannot be read by any users upon mounting. If I do a sudo mount file.squashfs /to/mountpoint and then try to ls the directory as root or with sudo I get a "permission denied" error. Viewing the properties of the mountpoint in Thunar results in it showing the owner as nobody. Applying a chmod also doesn't work as squashfs is a read-only filesystem.

How can I force mount to mount squashfs in a permissions-agnostic way or with the correct permissions? I don't actually need permissions for this use case, it may as well be world-readable.

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