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Udev - How to change device group?

By default, all hard drive and usb drive devices belong to group "disk". I want to change usb drives to group "adm". I verified the ID_BUS $ udevadm info -q all -n /dev/sdb | grep ID_BUS E: ...
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Mouse turns off after a few seconds (Ubuntu 13.10, Windows 8.1)

I tried lsusb and I can see my mouse in the list. I tried for foo in /sys/bus/usb/devices/*/power/level; > do echo on > $foo; > done But I got this reply bash: ...
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How to mark a USB Drive with execute permissions [duplicate]

I keep trying to install Garry's Mod onto my USB, but steam keeps saying "new steam library folder must be mounted on a file-system with execute permissions." can someone please explain to me how to ...
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HFS ownership on USB EHDD

I no longer have a iMac, I am using ubuntu 12.04, my EHD has two partitions on it. The first is 1.8 TB, the second is about 200GB. The larger partition is HFS format, the smaller is FAT. I am trying ...
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Can I free permissions on a USB drive?

I need a simple way to change permissions so that anyone can read and write anywhere on the drive. If it can be done without the terminal, so much the better! Long version: 3 years ago I bought a ...
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1answer
325 views

How do I set DocumentRoot/Directory path in XAMPP httpd.conf to USB flash folder?

I use Lubuntu 13.10 with XAMPP for Linux 1.8.3 and my USB flash is FAt32 formated. When I try to set XAMPP configuration file /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf: <Directory /> Order allow,deny ...
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How do I format an usb to ext4 to use it on Ubuntu without without sudo permisions? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu in a machine I own and in a machine I only have standard user permissions ( not admin). Is there any way to format a usb to ext4 and make it work (file ownership problems) if I cannot run ...
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How to change permission of a live USB for Arch Linux?

I have already done search on Google and askubuntu.com. I made a Live USB for Arch Linux on my Ubuntu OS.(I used dd if=archiso.iso of=dev/sdc1) As a result, the USB is 'read-only' so that I cannot ...
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File permissions USB hard drive Ubuntu 12.04

Sorry if this has been asked before, I searched and searched, but couldn't get to the bottom of this. I have a PC running ubuntu 12.04, which I'm using as a media centre. The internal drive has only ...
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1answer
387 views

How to give USB access to VirtualBox when non-root

I'm a member of vboxusers group. I installed the extension pack. When running VirtualBox as non-root, USB devices are visible but grayed-out. When running VirtualBox as root then it works fine. How ...
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Copy VirtualBox image files from Mac OSX to Ubuntu using USB

I created a VirtualBox image on Mac OSX 10.9. I need to copy the files to a USB drive, in order to distribute it to Ubuntu computers. I tried it with USB drive formatted on Mac with HFS+ filesystem. ...
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Applied external HDD permssions don't stay permanent

I've added permissions to an external USD HDD to allow users to access the drive over a wifi network. I was having an issue with giving permissions for other users to access the drive. I solved it via ...
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Permissions setting on a thumb drive

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. My laptop is a Dell Insperion. I plugged in a thumb drive 64 gig into the USB drive. About a week later, I plugged in the drive again and it said that I could not ...
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842 views

Can't write/delete to external usb 12.04 ubuntu

I'm not a computer guru but I do like the ethos of open source so I use Ubuntu for day to day stuff. My interest is photography and I have a large external drive with all my pictures on it. Recently ...
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Cannot mount any file system/USB stick with Nautilus side bar after changing UID of my user

There are a lot of answers in here that describe how to change a user's UID. This is necessary to match it to my NAS and to ease NFS mounts and permissions. BUT: I had to do this on Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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Owner of Transcend multimedia device changes to root, no change operations are permitted under Ubuntu

So far, when I have attached the Transcend external media player to USB port of my Ubuntu 12.04 machine, it always got mounted with the ownership of current user, permitting all write operations. But ...
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1answer
507 views

First full backup on USB: Permission denied

I am new to Ubuntu 13.04. I am trying to do a full backup to my USB and I have used GParted to create a partition on my USB and formatted it as ext4. It still has permission denied errors. I get ...
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907 views

Change Ownership of External Hard Drive?

I recently bought an external hard drive on Ebay, I received it and plugged it into my laptop and when I tried moving files onto it, it refused me to drag them on. I looked into the properties of the ...
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samsung scx-4828 scanner works only with sudo

I use ubuntu 12.04 I have samsung scx-4828fn scaning and printing device. Printing works fine. Scanning works only with sudo. Also sane-find-scanner works only with sudo. Please see output: found ...
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1answer
59 views

How to change permissions for a USB adapter?

I have an RS232 to USB adapter and I need to change permissions on /dev/ttyUSB0 to make a ham radio interface program work. So far I have tried sudo at the command line with no success. I tried ...
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51 views

How can my app request sudo permissions when installed from the Software Center?

I have written a USB over IP server for Ubuntu and want to deploy it via the Ubuntu Software Center However for the app to run, it requires sudo access to udev files. Is there anyway to get sudo ...
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4answers
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Automounted USB devices are read only

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 the automout of USB devices does not work as expected. When I plug in a storage device it is recognized correctly but I do not have write privileges on it. I thought, ...
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1answer
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How do I change the permissions for my USBs?

For some reason I have discovered that I can no longer edit any of the data I have on my USBs. I was once able to edit it and I am able to edit the data on it on other PCs. I am running 32 bit 12.10 ...
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3answers
270 views

GUI Tool to deny Standard users from Using CD-ROM and USBs?

As a part of security policy we need to disable CD-ROM and USB access for normal users. Only root users should have the access. I could do it by removing the user from the 'cdrom' and 'plugdev' ...
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How to Lock Unlock Pen Drive in ubuntu 12.04?

My Name is Prakash. We face below problem in ubuntu. Kindly help us to solve it. How to Lock Unlock Pen Drive in ubuntu 12.04 ? How to give right to users ?
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How do I share USB VFAT Drive with other users?

I want to share pictures between my wife and me, on an external USB drive. The OS is ubuntu 12.04. The drive is a Western Digital 500 GB and sudo blkid /dev/sdc1 return LABEL="My Book" ...
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udev not updating usb permissions and group

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS - Locid Lynx. I have a requirement to set specific group and permissions for any usb stick file/directories on mount. I have tried overwriting the udev rules. Here is what ...
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Wireshark - allow non-root user to sniff USB traffic

I'm trying to capture data transferred across a USB connection to reverse-engineer the protocol used. I'm using wireshark to do this, which explicitly warns against running as root. So far, I've ...
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1answer
950 views

usb devices unacessible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Changing file permissions on USB external hard drive I have a funny thing happening with my USB devices. They are detected and show up as they should but I cannot write ...
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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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2answers
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How do I mount a drive so that it is readable by me?

I'm working with over SSH with an external hard drive connected by USB. I know I can manually mount a drive with the following command: sudo mount /dev/sdc ~/dirToMountTo The problem is, if I ...
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2answers
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Trying to make file executable on USB, but the permission doesn't “stick” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to 'chmod' on an NTFS ( or FAT32 ) partition? I'm using LastPass as my password manager, and I use Sesame for multifactor authentication. On Windows this was ...
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2answers
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How to auto mount a flash drive with root and read/write/execute privileges

I have an issue with mounting my Flash drive on Ubuntu 10.04 with write privileges. It's currently partitioned as Fat32 with Label KINGSTON but when I insert it into the Laptop it reads it as usb0, ...