hard drive permissions
ansgar at 2008.43-1.org
Mon Nov 17 18:26:30 UTC 2008
Douglas Pollard <dougpol1 at verizon.net> writes:
> Hi All, I had to replace the second hard drive on a single boot
> system. I have Ubuntu 8.04 on the first drive. I partitioned the
> second drive using the live Ubuntu cd. The drive belongs to root and I,
> as user, cannot add and remove files. I kinda know how to change
> permissions on a file, but have not figured out how to change a drive.
> Everything I'm reading refers to changing permissions on a file but I am
> working with a drive. Can I get some help here.
If you are using a native Linux file system, changing permissions for the
drive is no different than changing permissions for a file. You can
sudo chown myself /path/to/mount/point
to change ownership of the drive to your account.
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