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Old 03-22-2006, 06:33 AM   #1
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Question The first time using Linux in My Life


I am using and I install Fedora 5 ok, after i log in desktop but i click on my hardisk then there is a warning "denied" so i only can use my partition which install Linux. Please help me! How to configue to use other partitions
 
Old 03-22-2006, 06:42 AM   #2
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Set securyti level to ¨normal¨ othervise only root can acces the windows partitions!
 
Old 03-22-2006, 06:43 AM   #3
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It depends entirely on how you partitioned the system on installation. Since you are extremely new you need to do a bit of reading about how Linux uses filesystems. Linux restricts users to their /home/user_name directory. As a user you are not permitted write permissions outside this area and on many files you will be denied read access as well. This is one of the reason why Linux is so secure.
If you want a bigger home partition then you need to give it some thought and perhaps re-install and specify how big you want partitions and where they should be.
 
Old 03-22-2006, 09:47 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by ariestruong
I am using and I install Fedora 5 ok, after i log in desktop but i click on my hardisk then there is a warning "denied" so i only can use my partition which install Linux. Please help me! How to configue to use other partitions
What partitions do you have?
Please describe your system: # and size of drives and partitions. Is it dual boot with Windows? etc.
Are you familiar with entering commands in a terminal?
 
Old 03-22-2006, 09:33 PM   #5
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I really don't know to set. Can you help me
 
Old 03-22-2006, 10:44 PM   #6
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I really don't know to set. Can you help me
All we know here is that this question follows the post by TigerOC. I, for one, cannot connect his advice with your statement above.

If we are to help you, you will have to do two things:
1. Answer our questions
2. State your questions more clearly---in the example here: set what?
 
Old 03-23-2006, 12:16 AM   #7
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Ok. Access to files, directories, and partitions is determined by permissions. If I understand correctly you want to be able to access other partitons on your HDD. In order to assist you in doing this, post your /etc/fstab file so we can tell you exactly what you need to edit.

You should always be as specific as possible when asking a question. It speeds up the whole process a lot.

Take a look at How to ask questions the smart way

Last edited by masonm; 03-23-2006 at 12:17 AM.
 
Old 03-23-2006, 12:47 AM   #8
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OK, ariestruong: Open up a command line terminal.

Code:
fdisk -l
This lists your hard drive partition information. Copy-paste that into your next post here.
Code:
cat /etc/fstab
Copy-paste that information as well.

Then we will be able to help a lot more.
 
  


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