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Old 05-12-2011, 06:36 PM   #16
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I dunno dude.
I have done all this and I still can't use the partition

EDIT:
I have not performed all that root folder magic. How?

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Old 05-12-2011, 06:42 PM   #17
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Create folders as root.....?
ok?

see, i am dumb with console
 
Old 05-12-2011, 06:46 PM   #18
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mh, what I can see is that you don't have a partition for /home, maybe you expected something different.

Which files do you want to write to the /dev/sda4 partition? as an example, if you want to have a folder "backup" and it should be writeable for the user bhakta
Code:
mkdir backup
chown bhakta.users backup
afterwards the user bhakta will be able to write into the folder.

Note that normally this is not necessary (and it's dangerous) since a user must never write to folders outside his/her homedirectory!!!

Markus
 
Old 05-12-2011, 06:54 PM   #19
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Before we go further, here's what I expected:

I expect 10.04 to behave like the previous releases, where I boot into my Kubuntu, Then I open my file manager, Dolphin, and on the left bar "Places" is a list of all the partitions, numerous, that were present on the HDD, and all were accessible without any root folder voodoo, passwords, console, etc

I keep my OS partition small, and keep all my media files on another partition for safety. I have never had this problem before. All I want is to single-click on [whatever drive] in my GUI and read/write it.

Which files to write to sda4? I have 160GB of documentaries to put there. I need this simplified.

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Old 05-12-2011, 10:06 PM   #20
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Hello? Still stuck here
 
Old 05-12-2011, 10:49 PM   #21
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Since you know how to access the terminal, you need to first determine what the permissions are for sda which your df output showed as being mounted on /media/disk. Open the terminal and type:

Quote:
sudo ls -l /media/
then type:

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ls -l /media/disk/
If you don't understand the output, post it here.
If you want /media/disk mounted on boot, you need an entry in the /etc/fstab file. Post that by going into the terminal and typing:

Quote:
cat /etc/fstab
If the directories/files in /media/disk are owned by root, you can use the command posted above by markush, the chown command.
 
Old 05-12-2011, 11:23 PM   #22
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Thank you.

neally@honeybear:~$ sudo ls -l /media/
[sudo] password for neally:
total 8
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2011-05-01 20:15 disk
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 2011-05-01 20:16 floppy -> floppy0
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2011-05-01 20:16 floppy0
 
Old 05-12-2011, 11:24 PM   #23
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then:

neally@honeybear:~$ ls -l /media/disk/
total 16
drwx------ 2 root root 16384 2011-05-01 20:15 lost+found
 
Old 05-12-2011, 11:26 PM   #24
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and:

neally@honeybear:~$ cat /etc/fstab
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier
# for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name
# devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0
/dev/sda1 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1
# swap was on /dev/sda3 during installation
UUID=064fe207-0c8d-4614-a549-e68f1c0fd0d2 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/fd0 /media/floppy0 auto rw,user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
 
Old 05-13-2011, 01:05 AM   #25
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Is this a cruel joke?
All I need is to be able to write files into my /dev/sda4 ext4 partition, from my /dev/sda1 Kubuntu. Why am I prevented from that?
Why does it seem like I am intentionally left hanging here. I know this is easy for the veterans.
 
Old 05-20-2011, 01:06 PM   #26
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SOLVED, Thanks to EricTRA!

Newbies, go to this thread:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...itions-881489/
 
  


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