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NTFS file system has become read only after running Gparted

I installed Gparted and all my ntfs file systems have become read-only.I tried the solution given here How to change permissions to the other drives in a hard disk?, using pysdm, but I'm unable to ...
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3answers
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“You are not the owner…” message when trying to access folder

In the properties menu of this folder the permission is set to "root" user and group, it shows the message "you are not the owner, so you cannot change these permissions." I am indeed the owner and ...
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2answers
365 views

Permission problems in system directories [closed]

Please, i am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I made a mistake in system directories, changed permissions of all content to 777. I was trying to correct some files, but i cant fix all directories and files. ...
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1answer
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Windows XP Ubuntu Installer (version 11.10) error dialog - Permission Denied

When installing Ubuntu 11.10 on Windows XP (2nd option in installer), the install failed with popup. How can I fix this? Here is the contents of file "C:\Documents and Settings\Keith\Local ...
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2answers
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I can't copy files to my memory card

I can't copy files to my memory card. When i copy there is a error message and it says read-only file system. But, i can copy file from the card.Can any one please help me. I am using ubuntu 11.10. ...
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1answer
233 views

Unable to login following permission changes in device manager (11.10 + Gnome)

(Running Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10) Everything working well (at least a couple of months), until recently when I changed the permissions through the device manager on the sda1 /2/ 3 drives, thinking it ...
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457 views

Why access is denied to Windows users when saving files in a dir shared with Samba? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 + Samba I'm using Webmin to share folders in samba and give permission to users. In windows xp I can log to Samba and open the shared folder but when I save a file it ...
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3answers
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How do I allow a non-default user to use serial device ttyUSB0?

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 system with 2 users: The first was created during the installation The second instead was created after. It belongs to the sudoers group. Now the problem is that when the ...
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Changing read-write permissions on my external Seagate hard drive

I have an external hard drive (Seagate Free Agent) that I normally download files to. I have a dual boot Ubuntu 11.10 along with Windows 7-64 bit. I can read all of my files in my external HD ...
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1answer
475 views

Using PySDM To Change Permissions

So I'm trying to understand how to change permissions on an external drive. It seems like only 1 user can connect via the Samba share. I've read some things about installing PySDM, so beginners (like ...
2
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0answers
858 views

Cannot read NTFS partition while in Ubuntu [closed]

(Translation) Hello everyone I am a new user Ubuntu 11.10. I'm experiencing an oddity: a couple of days or so I can not see any data contained on a disk (ntfs file system). The files actually exist, ...
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1answer
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Unable To Write To Samba Home Directories

So I have samba setup and running on my Ubuntu box. I've successfully logged in on my WinXP machine, and was able to browse my home directories but an unable to create files, folders, etc. No write ...
2
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1answer
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Mounting Second Hard Drive in Ubuntu 11.10

I've been trying to mount a second hard drive into Ubuntu. I've been following this guide and a few others that are essentially the same. Everything's going fine until I try to add a file or folder to ...
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4answers
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Permission denied on ~ even though owner listed as me

Somehow, I managed to chmod and chown my ~ into oblivion. When I attempt to login through the shell, I get bash: ~/.bashrc : Permission denied Even after (as root) I've run chown -hR nroach44 ...
8
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4answers
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Mount NTFS partition at startup, with non-root user as owner

I'm currently mounting an NTFS partition at startup using the following line in /etc/fstab: /dev/sda3 /media/data ntfs nls=iso8859-1,umask=000 To my Ubuntu 11.10 installation, ...
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0answers
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Error setting permissions : read only file system on local drives [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change permissions to the other drives in a hard disk? I installed Ubuntu 11.10 recently, alongside Windows XP. I can't change the file access permissions for ...
0
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1answer
909 views

Unable to mark file as executable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to 'chmod' on an NTFS ( or FAT32 ) partition? Using ubuntu 11.10 64bit. Unable to mark files as executable if the files are in windows partition. But, ...
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Lost all permissions to my NTFS partition

I have lost "Write" permission for myself, and all other permissions for 'Others' and 'Group' on my important NTFS Partition(Contains all my Data). Any amount of Chmod(ing) or using the GUI to set it ...
3
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1answer
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How to change files permissions from a different hard drive?

I installed yesterday ubuntu 11.10 on my 80GB hard drive and i can't change files permissions on my second hard drive. How to fix this? ps: i have dual-boot with win7 mount: /dev/sda5 on / type ...
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2answers
2k views

My computer set my external hard disk as read-only after I upgraded it to 11.10

I have an HP Compaq 6910p that I upgrade into 11.10 a month ago. It works nicely with only one disability so far. I can't change anything in my external hard disk. It is connected through a USB 3.0. ...
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3answers
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How do I change my user permissions to edit /etc/apt/sources.list?

I need to alter sources.list I am able to make the changes but it will not save, keeps saying I don't have the permissions to do that.
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I don't have permission for anything! please help

Running Ubuntu 11.10 in gnome classic, I just changed it to make gnome classic the auto login choice and now I cannot delete files, save files, or anything. I tried using the command: sudo chown -R ...
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1answer
763 views

How to make /var/www/html same as my /var/tmp directory?

I am using one software, who can save files to /var/tmp but not in /var/www/*.*. I did applied chmod -R 777 /var/www. But still it can write to /var/tmp but not /var/www How can I resolve this? (I ...
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270 views

Cannot execute files on mounted file systems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to 'chmod' on an NTFS ( or FAT32 ) partition? Trying to make file executable on USB, but the permission doesn't “stick” I have a fat32 file ...
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0answers
171 views

How to remount a drive as rewritable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I accidentally made my file system read only. How can I change it back? Whenever I mount some of my partitions from the computer menu, they are mounted as read only and ...
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160 views

How to become administrator again [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add myself back as a sudo user? Well I was messing around with the user accounts and I noticed that my account was listed under "administrator". I knew that ...
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282 views

Backup partitions belong to root, how do I fix it?

I've did a clean install of Ubuntu on my Notebook. I created 3 partitions, swap, the ubuntu partition, and a backup or files partition (located in /media/Backup). The thing that I don't understand is ...
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0answers
4k views

Bluetooth Permission Denied (13) error [closed]

After upgrade to Oneiric Ocelot, my Bluetooth is broken. It can recognize the device (my phone) and "Pair" with it (exchange passcodes) but when I try to Send Files to my phone it fails with ...
3
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1answer
796 views

How to set user rights in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to manage users and groups? (GUI) I remember having a list of options of what a user can do in previous versions. For example, I want a standard user to be able to ...