GNOME Partition Editor - evolved into problem with chmod

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sat Apr 4 06:23:20 UTC 2009

NoOp wrote:
> On 04/03/2009 12:11 PM, Bret Busby wrote:
> > I don't know whether blkid has to be run as a superuser, but, when
> > I ran the command, I got no response.
> Then you may have system issues. blkid (provided with libblkid1) is
> installed by default & should require no 'sudo/superuser' status to
> run.

On my system (kubuntu 8.04) I need sudo if I want to get any output from 
blkid. And from your links (without wading through all e2fsprogs bugs) 
I don't see a reason why this command should be run as a normal user.


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