Write to floppy?
debiani386 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 04:37:52 UTC 2007
> cj wrote:
>> norman, if he has the tab set to allow reading and writing, you still
>> have ubuntu to deal with as it, for some reason, allows only the root
>> user to write to teh floppy
> This is odd. I read and write to floppy discs without any
> problems at all in Feisty (as a normal user not as root). I
> save files to floppies directly from OpenOffice (file -> save
> as and select floppy drive as my location). I also copy files
> from my home directory to floppies quite often without root
> permission. To do this I go to "Places" -> "Computer" ->
> "Floppy Drive", then copy over the files that need to be
> copied to the floppy. When I'm done I right click on "Floppy
> Drive" and choose "Unmount Volume" and it writes the data to
> the floppy without root permission. Am I just lucky or Isn't
> this the way it's supposed to work?
ya my kubuntu quit on me and so i decided to switch to regular ubuntu
and i noticed that it doesnt require root permissions on kubuntu to
write to floppies..
sorry for the confusion
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