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I have two NTFS drives mounted as win_c and win_d. Only the root user can browse into them. Other users can see them, but they appear empty.
I'm a Linux newbie--hence the posting in the Newbie forum--so I su'ed over to root and typed konqueror /mnt to get to an easy tool. I right-clicked on the win_c directory, selected Permissions, and tried to set it to let everyone show entries and enter. I also clicked the "apply changes to subdirectories" box and clicked OK.
Then it hangs forever. Over in the console window there's a message that says The library kpfpropertiesdialog does not offer an init_kpfpropertiesdialog function.
When I try it on win_d I get the same thing.
All I want is for users to be able to read (not even write!) my Windoze drives without logging in as root.
The first drive is a fat32, the other true NTFS, so I think that's right.
Now when I log in as a regular user and do an ls /mnt/win_c I get a list of directories directly under win_c, which is right, and I also get a list of "permision denied" statements pertaining to other files under it. When I try to cd directly into win_c I get a permission denied error. I can still browse the drives as root.
So I went in as root and once again tried to set the permissions, and the whole thing hung forever just like before.