I have ubuntu 12.04 precise pangolin installed on my laptop. I am the admin of the computer, but anytime I try to change file permissions to acces files or tick exectute file as program then he just changes back quickly or unticks the box quickly. Please help!!!
Windows 7 partitions are created using the NTFS filesystem, which does not support Unix-style file permissions, which Ubuntu uses. You can, however, use Umask along with
and note the UUID for your partition.
Save, and reboot.
You can now mount this partition and work with permissions on it.