USB device permissions
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Mon Mar 20 13:40:57 GMT 2006
Gabriel Dragffy wrote:
> I didn't find the exact file permissions.d but I did
> have: /etc/udev/permissions.rules
> this contained the following:
> # USB devices
> BUS=="usb", KERNEL=="legousbtower*", MODE="0666"
> BUS=="usb", KERNEL=="lp[0-9]*", GROUP="lp"
> BUS=="usb", KERNEL=="ub[a-z]*", NAME="%k", MODE="0640", GROUP="plugdev"
> My user account is already registered as being in the group "plugdev", but
> still lacks some permissions with reading and writing.
OK, note that there are no /dev/sd* devices in that set. You're looking for
> Namely I cannot
> access files through a KDE app when the files are on a USB device because
> it says I "can only select local files".
That seems to be a different problem - I'd get the mounting part working
first then worry about it.
> But I also have problems deleting
> files/folders, although writing them seems not to be a problem.
What filesystem is on the device? vfat?
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