Write permission on NTFS volume

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Write permission on NTFS volume

Postby ForeverNoob » Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:21 pm

Hi All,

How can I grunt write permission on a mounted NTFS volume for a specific user?

[using Cassandra]

TIA

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Postby Boo » Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:14 am

more info please.

does anyone now have write permission to the NTFS volume?

mintdisk runs in user space so anyone can write to it.

if you set the NTFS volume to mount via the fstab file you can restrict who can read and write to it.

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Postby ForeverNoob » Fri Aug 17, 2007 5:00 am

Hi Boo,

Thank you for replying.

There is only one user defined, and he doesn't have write permission. The volume owner is root.

This is the entry in fstab:

UUID=4844D36844D35772 /media/sda6 ntfs defaults,nls=utf8,umask=007,gid=46 0 1

It is OK to give everyone write permission by default.

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Postby ForeverNoob » Sat Aug 18, 2007 9:04 am

Problem solved. It wasn't a permission thing, all I had to do was to enable write support in the NTFS configuration tool.

Thanks

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Postby Husse » Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:27 am

all I had to do was to enable write support in the NTFS configuration tool
That is a permission thing :)
It changes the permissions of that disk
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Postby clem » Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:29 pm

To be precise it's a not a permission problem but a mount options one.

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Postby Husse » Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:49 am

Oh Clem....
It mounts the disk in a place where you have permissions, would that be the proper description? :)
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Postby Patrissimo » Sun Aug 26, 2007 10:39 pm

I have a second hard drive in my computer. It has 2 partitions. the first one (hdb1) was formatted in fat32. I used the partition editor to change it to ntfs last night.
Now the desktop icon for hdb1 is gone and I can only access it thru sudo nautilus. I do have some kind of new disk icon on my desktop, labelled "disk." When I open it I just get a "lost and found" file
I tried changing the permissions for hdb1 under "properties," but they are just the same as my other partition (hdb5).
I tried the ntfs configuration tool, but it only offers me the option to enable write support to an external device.
I would like to have hdb1 behave like it did when I installed Mint, what can I do?
I'm very noob, and I've tried some of the suggestions I've found here, but I'm stuck.

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Postby Patrissimo » Mon Aug 27, 2007 12:04 am

I went into Mintdisk and changed the mount point to hdb1, restarted, and sure enough, hdb1 was there on the desktop. But hdb5 was gone.
So I went back and restored it to <<DEVICE>>, restarted, and I have only hdb5 again.
Is there something I can enter after /media/ in the mount point box that will get me both drives?


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