Originally Posted by JoeC21
1. The file system is vfat or FAT32 if that is more specific
2. I mount it manually
4. I believe root can create and delete files while others can only access files. I ...
As root, unmount the drive
# umount /media/sdb1
Then change the permissions on /media/sdb1
# chmod 777 /media/sdb1
Then mount it manually using which ever command you usually do, or use
# mount /dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1
Then try it to see if your user can write files, if not, we will move onto the next step.