I use Chrubuntu and I have a extremely small amount off space on my computer I want to download steam but dont have enough space for my games. I heard you could download games onto a External Drive so i tried to but it wont allow me to change the file permissions. Does anyone know why and how to fix it. Please help Im pretty desperate

  • Steam needs permission changes? – Velkan Jul 4 '15 at 8:11

Probably your external drive is formatted as FAT32. That doesn't have the permissions.

If you don't care much about the interoperability with other OSes, reformat the external drive to ext4.

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