Did you try
sudo chown user:user
sudo chown cyrex:cyrex (User:Group)
if the partition is called party, your user is called cyrex and it is in
/media just do for example:
sudo chown cyrex:cyrex /media/cyrex/party -R (The R is for recursive so it affects all directory/files and subdirectory.
As noted, the partition is NTFS so if is automatically mounted you need to make sure that the user that has permission is you. To do this follow this steps:
- Go to console (
id -u. This should give you the user id you have which you will insert into fstab.
- Open fstab
sudo /etc/fstab and search for the line that is mounting the ntfs partition.
- Assuming is something like this:
UUID=1234532123 /media/amntfs ntfs defaults 0 0
Add to it the umask, uid and gid masks like this
UUID=1234532123 /media/amntfs ntfs defaults,umask=007,uid=1000,gid=1000
Save the file and just reboot or remount the unit.
The uid is your User ID. The one you got from
The gid is you Group ID. Normally the same as
-id -u but you can check it with
the umask is like chown but reversed.
NOTE - Like it was mention below (Which did not read that part in the question), chown does not touch a ntfs because is not compliant POSIX