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Old 08-20-2008, 08:37 PM   #1
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Operation not permitted

When i extract file from zip or tar archive to my fat partitions it's said -
"Cannot change ownership to uid 1001,gid 1001;Operation not permitted"
Old 08-20-2008, 09:21 PM   #2
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Is this related only to the fat partition(s)? Sounds like you have a minor permission issue with it, try using root or sudo and see if it still fails.
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It's common for FAT32 partitions to be mounted under root:root ownership with 007 umask.
Old 08-20-2008, 09:29 PM   #4
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my suggestion is to not use the very,very old ( 1995) fat32 format on a drive
linux can read/write to a ntfs drive just fine with ntfs-3g installed


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