K 5.0.0-23-generic USB stick fix if not mounting

Today I updated K to above version and found an error in mounting my USB stick
error reads in Caja

The location is not a folder

My solution was to look at /media/myname and force a new chmod on it
below command should work for all users, with luck

do not have any usb media inserted when running command please!

sudo chmod 777 -R /media

Wonder if this would work for a password-protected USB stick I had inflicted on me at work.

Nope sorry

Ask work what software was used to encrypt and then see if Linux has compatible software to unlock it.

To be more blunt, my method is only if the mounting (reading or make accessible) usb devices fails for you.

Encryption is another layer on top that I have not addressed. But mounting comes first.


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