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Write to user defined partition /data

I'm a newbie in Linux/Ubuntu/Xubuntu world. In order to supply data encapsulation I defined separate partition "/data" on my HDD, where I want to store all my user data, separately from ...
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After mounting the ntfs partition, all files are readonly

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this i cant create any files in any of the partitions and the existing files are readonly. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # ...
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Permission issues after moving from folder from one partition to another

I am using ubuntu. I moved all my C programs/coded which was in a folder from one partition to another, after that all my files have -rw------- the owner has just the read and write permission, even ...
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External USB Drive read-only cannot change to read & write

Recently I bought a FOXCONN AT-5250 barebones computer that I loaded with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the purpose of using it as a Plex Media Server computer. After I got Plex up and running it worked great ...
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Windows e Ubuntu sharing folders

First I don't speak English very well. And I could not resolve this problem on the forums of my country. In my house I have 1 computer with Ubuntu e 2 with Windows. When I try share folders of the ...
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Lost file recovery from inaccessible operating system

I have been using photorec and testdisk to try and recover jpg files from lost operating systems; Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Currently I have a functioning Ubuntu on the 1st 20 GB of the hard drive. The ...
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Unnable to acces other drives and partition due to insuficent permissions

I have a Dell Inspiron 15r running both Ubuntu 13.10 and OS X mountain lion. I was trying to change my Ubuntu UID to 501 co I could read and write in the OS X home folder without root permissions. ...
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Installing Ubuntu when multiple Windows 7 partitions exist, and permissions

My laptop has two partitions C: and D: , with Windows 7 installed on the C: partition, D: containing very important files and documents. As I want to start using ubuntu, I'm confused whether to copy ...
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Moved /home to a separate partition, now I can't log into it

I looked at this and that then attempted to move /home to a (pre-existing) partition. Now I am unable to log into it. I tried to use chown in recovery mode as per the psychocats tutorial, only to be ...
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Creating folders on an ext2 unjournaled drive

I'm currently trying to create a writeable folder on a ext2 drive. I took a usb drive and formatted it to ext3 using gparted. Then I went into terminal and wrote in sudo mkfs.ext2 -j -I 128 ...
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Permission denied after creating home partition

I have recently created a separate home partition following this tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving. Since I’m still a newbie in the Linux (struggling to learn) I felt ...
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How to change the access of a partition from root to user [duplicate]

I cannot access the files on a partition after I create it. I am using Zorin OS 7 Core Live USB (its a Ubuntu based OS and it still has all of the core files of Ubuntu). When I go to the permissions ...
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302 views

Grant users access to directories on partition

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04. The OS and binaries are on an SSD. All of the data and files are on a standard HDD. The system's other user accounts each have a directory on the HDD. ...
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I want to put my logs on a seperate partition

I want to put my /var/logs on a separate partition. I know how to fstab, but one thing concerns me... If I create the partition and mount it to /var/logs what would happen to the data already ...
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95 views

Mountpoints, file permissions

I have an application that writes to /var/lib/yacy. I have a partition I want to use for that database. I have the partition mounted in fstab at /home/somwhere/partition I want to move the current ...
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My home folder is owned by root, how can I fix this?

I put my home folder on its own partition following the instructions in the Ubuntu Documentation Partitioning/Home/Moving wiki. Now I'm not the owner of my own home folder. How can I fix this? I ...
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237 views

Disk Quota questions

I have some problem when I'm trying to allocate disk limit for user in Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS system. I use edquota to specify the amount of disk space for user after edit fstab file. Here are some ...
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How can I give windows permission to one of my EXT3 partitions in ubuntu?

I have an ext3 partition I would like to share with windows. I have the ext2fsd driver for windows, which works great. I can view all of my ubuntu files from windows. The only problem is that I ...
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(Steam) Mount ext4 partition with exec permissions

I have most of my disk space in an ext4 partition which I automountt on startup through fstab. The corresponding line in fstabis this one: /dev/sda9 /media/rest ext4 users,user 0 0 Now I'm ...
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Everything seems fine, but “Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened.”

My laptop is set up with separate Win7 and Ubuntu partitions. I set up my Dropbox to link to the default folder inside the Win7 partition, but it was complaining at start-up about not being able to ...
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101 views

how to manage premission for user group for internal harddisk partitions

someone suggest me that for managing permission for accessing the partitions of hard disk you should add users to group and now i have found from askubuntu.com that how to add user to groups. But i ...
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No permissions on new partition.

I am a novice linux/Ubuntu user who is just discovering the joys of a lightweight, free software environment which gives control to the user. To protect some of my data (photos) from the rigours of ...
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Changing owner of a specific volume in ubuntu

I used gparted to change my swap partition and made it two partitions (I had 30 GB swap, initially). Now, the other partition I created has mount point /media/cipher/ExtraStuffs. Unfortunately, the ...
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How do I recover files from an Ubuntu partition for which I am not the “owner”?

Good day, I've recently experienced an odd problem where for reasons that escape me my graphics configuration has been corrupted. I've tried going through the menu option that I am offered ...
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Automount ext4 partition with user permission/ownership (fstab?)

I just installed Lubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" on my Acer Aspire One D257, creating the partitions: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda5 15G 2.1G 12G 15% / ...
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Cannot create files except in home partition

On my system I have made 3 partitions except home partition but Ubuntu doesn't let me create or delete any files on those partitions. Even copy and paste options are not available. Using my poor ...
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334 views

How to create a common ext4 [ read / write ] partition with all ubuntu users?

I have a shared EXT4 drive with 777 permissions for all users to use. Problem is : When a user creates a new folder / file, it gets 644. I guess that is because of the umask for that user. Now, I ...
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Copy-Paste Not Working

Using precise pangolin. I am trying to copy some folders from my portable hard drive to one of the partitions. The paste button is not working in the destination folder and whenever I am trying a ...
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1answer
844 views

How to provide user permission to read, write on `/dev/sdax`? What is the syntax?

I have two my hard disk divided into two partition (apart from swap). First one is /dev/sda3 on which I have my ubuntu installation. Second one is /dev/sda1. Now, when I try to copy a file to ...
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202 views

I can't write in Windows partition, but I've done it before

Before, I could save images downloaded from the web in the Windows partition. Even I could transfer files and all that. But today, I can't do it anymore. Some days ago, I was trying to resize Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Partition Permissions

I have just one partition with all my data on it. I want to change it's permission to allow any user to change, create and delete files and to be able to do that through LiveCD. Also even after ...
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2answers
936 views

What partition to use to keep data files in Ubuntu?

I have been using Ubuntu for a few years and usually my partition set up was the following: Ext3 or Ext4 partition for the system itself (20 GB); A 10 GB swap partition; a big FAT32 partition to ...
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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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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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272 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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Installing ubuntu broke my windows install

So i went out and brought an HP DV6 laptop. The laptop came pre-installed with windows 7 Home premium. The laptop had several partitions. A system partition which appears to be a boot loader only. ...
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Change owner of internal hard drive partition from root to user

I have a number of drives internal and external. Some are partitioned. Most mount automatically at boot (all did at one point). One partition is owned by root and therefore does not mount ...
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Access NTFS partitions without providing root password?

I have Ubuntu and Windows Vista installed on the same disk, different partitions. I can access the Windows data, but each (first) time I access the NTFS partition, the system asks me for root ...