kde and local files

Gabriel Dragffy dragffy at yandex.ru
Thu Mar 2 16:35:15 GMT 2006

Perhaps, but how do I know, I just have the default permissions given to me by 
the auto mount system. The hard drive is mounted as /media/sda1 or sda2. This 
happens whether it is a hard drive or a flash drive. I even had this same 
problem in SuSe 10 and even upgrading KDE in Breezy doesn't help. I'm not 
sure what permissions I need since I know that I can read/write on the 

Advice on checking the permissions would be appreciated.


On Thursday 02 March 2006 23:42, Art Alexion wrote:
> Perhaps you just have a permissions problem with /media/sda1.
> lordSauron wrote:
> >huh?  /media/sda1 is where I go for my USB media.  That should mount
> >as a local directory, AFAIK.
> >
> >On 3/1/06, Gabriel Dragffy <dragffy at yandex.ru> wrote:
> >>why does KDE treat the files on my USB hard drive as if they aren't
> >> local?
> >>
> >>Forexample I want to import bookmarks from a file on the drive in
> >> Konqueror but I must first copy it to my /home.
> >>
> >>In K3B I want to burn a huge DVD image that is stored on the USB drive
> >> but it won't let me because it says it isn't local.
> >>
> >>The problem with a small bookmark file is annoying, but with a massive
> >> DVD archive I cannot fit it on to my /home, and it's inconvenient having
> >> to copy it and then burn it.

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