I have installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Pro 8.1 (alongside OSX in dual boot), and would like to use the web projects from OSX in Ubuntu without having to sync the folders. However, my services are unable to access that drive - apache says access is forbidden and MySQL fails to start because it cannot read the datadir from that drive. I tried setting permissions on the required locations to 644 and 777 respectively, but keep getting "read-only file system" message alongside every file whose permissions I try to change. How do I mount this drive as writable?
It is worth noting that the drive is in fact writable from nautilus and from the browser, as I have successfully downloaded files into it. So only the services lack access - I'd like to make some locations on that drive world-writable.