There are no such things as "stupid" questions. However if you think your question is a bit stupid, then this is the right place for you to post it. Please stick to easy to-the-point questions that you feel people can answer fast. For long and complicated questions prefer the other forums within the support section. Before you post please read this
I have added a second HDD to my system and managed to format it, however I only have read access. I wish to write to this HDD. What is the easiest way to achieve this? I am a complete newb to mint. So keep things simple.
the referenced manpages on that post are very helpful as well in understanding what exactly you are doing this of course all done in the terminal nautilus has a tab under properties of the drive for modifing this in a GUI, but it does not work.
Shuttle SK43G XPC Sapphire ATI x1550 AGP or my shiny, new, cheap Compaq 762NR laptop