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Old 01-21-2008, 12:38 PM   #1
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why can I not alter any of my files?

I am having a problem altering any file or documents. I just want to move every thing from my slave Hard disk to my master. how do I alter documents
with the "root" user? And why can I not do it as my normal user?

The slave has two partitions and both partitions are ext3 i did manage to access permissions with Krusader ROOT PRIVLEGES I will Post how it goes

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You could provide more information on the contents of the "slave" drive. If it is a fat32 or ntfs drive, then use the "uid=<yourusername>" option when mounting the partition so that you are the owner of the files. If you already copied them, you can use "sudo chown <yourusername> <file(s)>" command to change the ownership.
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might not be able to do it with your normal user because of the permissions used in mounting the drive..

looking at the output of mount would be a good place to start.


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