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can't create directories: Error: “You are not the owner so you cannot change this permission” [duplicate]

i wanna create folder in one of my hard disc partition but i can't because I'm not the owner. How do I do this?
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Permission denied to run git in mounted directories [duplicate]

So I freshly installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10. At installation I mounted C: and D: at home/drives/C - home/drives/D. I want to keep my working files in D therefore I am using git there, but ...
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An empty usb drive — “no permissions for creating a folder or file” [duplicate]

I have a usb drive with ext4 file system. It is empty. I can't create any files or folders because of the error displayed: "you have no permissions".
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How can I make myself the owner of a partition? [duplicate]

So I installed it on a dual-boot on my Main drive, with the intention of this space being for the os and a few programs as this is my SSD with less space. I went back later and used GParted to make ...
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How to make partitions mount at startup?

How do you make HDDs and partitions mount at startup on Ubuntu? I always keep my media and data files on separate partitions - one 2tb HDD and a 400 odd gig partition. I have been trying to swap the ...
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How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition?

I have a script that I need to execute on an NTFS partition. The script's permission is set to 600. I attempted to modify the permissions by running chmod 755 script.sh, which doesn't report a ...
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New partition: only root has rw rights

I have set up 16.04 manually and have now two partitions (ext4). My second (and bigger) partition can be written at only by root. Now when I hit sudo su in the terminal and input my password, I'm ...
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M.2 SATA not showing up in Ubuntu 18.04

This is a very peculiar situation I am in. I am NOT trying to install Ubuntu or any OS on the SSD neither does my laptop come with an SSD. I just want to use the internal SSD as an extra storage space....
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NTFS partition becomes read-only after system upgrade?

I was using ubuntu 11.04 on my Laptop. While installing it from a DVD, I have created a 10 GB NTFS partition at the beginning of the hard disk, as primary. All other partitions ( swap, a ext3, a ext4 ...
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New HDD formating on Ext4 root permission

I have this new 80Gb HDD I want to use it as a backup storage for my actual system (14.04) not a server. I formatted it with Gpart but I just can't write in it, when I search for permissions it tells ...
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Copy a file from one ext4 partition to other

I have two ext4 partition and I want to copy some files from one partition to other in GUI not using terminal, but it does not allow me to do so. It simply a root permission problem. I just want to ...
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Problems auto-mounting 2nd hard drive

Just did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 and decided to try something new. I have 1Tb internal hard drive that I use for storage. I found a guide to mounting it, and have followed it, here's my ...
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gparted problems - external hard drive

here Simona dealing with gparted and partitioning my external hard drive. I formatted it and partitioned it successfully. I can also mount it and see it with the filemanager BUT... I cannot copy any ...