Accessing other partitions - permission

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Accessing other partitions - permission

Postby kallen on Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:41 pm

I would like to have full access (read/write) to my Windblows partiton without the need to enter my root password every time. How do I allow myself as user to do this?
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Re: Accessing other partitions - permission

Postby altair4 on Sat Nov 14, 2009 2:29 pm

You need to automount that partition at boot with the correct permissions defined in /etc/fstab.

The best resource for how to do that anywhere on the net is in this forum:
Auto Mount Partitions on Boot: viewtopic.php?f=42&t=22093

If you have any problems with that how to post back here with the output of the following information and someone can help you out:

Open Terminal
Type blkid ( Note: that "l" is a lower case "L" )
Type cat /etc/fstab

Note: If you've done a lot of partition manuplation wth gparted or other tools you may have to alter the blkid command as follows:

Type sudo blkid
OR
Type sudo blkid -c /dev/null
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