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Old 08-05-2011, 04:09 PM   #1
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Failure to mount external NTFS drive; permission denied


Could be pretty simple and down to my user authorisation:

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Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with:
Error opening '/dev/sdc1': Permission denied
Failed to mount '/dev/sdc1': Permission denied
Please check '/dev/sdc1' and the ntfs-3g binary permissions,
and the mounting user ID. More explanation is provided at
http://ntfs-3g.org/support.html#unprivileged
How do I get past this error?
 
Old 08-05-2011, 04:50 PM   #2
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Found it eventually, changed my user permissions to su through visudo. Turns out this solves all and I can mount through terminal.
 
  


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