Sloppy workaround for unreported bug: floppy mounts with root owner

Aere Greenway Aere at
Sun Apr 19 16:18:31 UTC 2015

On 04/19/2015 06:54 AM, Andre Campos Rodovalho wrote:
> Sorry again, you need to give permition from the root folder too. *$ 
> chmod -R 777 /media/user1/*
Wouldn't that require a sudo in front of it?

Also, it is a security risk to give execute-access to all files on 
mounted volume, though if everything there is of your own doing/creation 
(and not surreptitiously done by malware) it should be a minimal risk.


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