I got a CD of JPG files from a photographer. Some of the files are not readable on my Ubuntu machine (they show up as X icons in the Nautilus file browser). I figured out that the reason is that they are not "world-readable" (and also not "group-readable") and they are owned by a user that does not exist on my machine. I am able to work around it by doing
Is there any easier way to do this? I am thinking some setting I can make on my system relating to the CD driver works?