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On Friday 06 March 2009 13:36:55 Mark Haney wrote:
> Paul Stear wrote:
> > I have just bought a ionega 1 tb external hard disc but can not write to
> > it. It is automatically mounted to media:/sdf1 but when I check the
> > permissions they are for mu user name, group root, owner "can view
> > Contents". Group and others "forbidden". I have tried as user and root to
> > change permissions but I just get an error message saying "Could not
> > change permissions
> > for /media/iomega/HDD/System Volume Information. The disc is
> > pre-formatted with NTFS and I will want to be able to connect it to
> > windows some times. Thanks for any help
> > Paul
> Just to clarify, are you mounting the fs with ntfs3g? Have you tried
> unmounting and remounting manually?
Thanks all for the responses.
I am running ntfs3g on this machine. HAL is doing the mounting to
All I want is to be able to switch on the external drive, which then shows up
on the desktop automatically and the copy files to it.
I just thought all of this happened automatically these days, so I feel as if
I have something not set up correctly or missing from my amd64 kde system.
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