New Partition: Permission? (Solved)

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New Partition: Permission? (Solved)

Postby Andy Mack on Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:15 pm

I've created a new partition for some music but I'm having to be root to copy/delete stuff from that partition.

How can I set it so I as normal user can modify and to also not need to type my password to access it on boot?

Many thanks
Andy
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Re: New Partition: Permission?

Postby 67GTA on Sat Jul 26, 2008 4:19 pm

The easiest way is to mount is as root, then go to /etc/mtab. There will be a temporary entry for the partition in that file. Edit /etc/fstab as root, and add the entry from mtab to the end of your fstab file and save it. hen you reboot, the partition should be mounted automatically with read/write permissions.
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Re: New Partition: Permission?

Postby Andy Mack on Sat Jul 26, 2008 4:50 pm

Excellent! thanks 67GTA.

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