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I tried clicking on them with right button, changing all properties to write and read but nothing i still cant save stuff to my Hard disk...It also does not unmount. ...
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    All Hard disks are not writeable...WHY


    I tried clicking on them with right button, changing all properties to write and read but nothing
    i still cant save stuff to my Hard disk...It also does not unmount. ANyone have any ideas how to make hard disks writeable?I even tried right clicking and clicking the option to make disk writeable but it tells me that the hard disk has to be mounted...but it already is mounted.
    Really have no idea whats going on

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    What filsystem are the partitions/hard drives you can't write to?
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    I understand my external 200gb that is NTFS i cannot write to...
    But my internal HD was reformatted to ext3 when installing knoppix...
    And still it says i have no write privileges on it

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    Can you write to it as root?

    What happens when you mount it with
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    mount -o rw users -t ext3 /dev/hd** /mnt/point
    (change the device and the mountpoint)
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    what do i put instead of /mnt/point??

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    I don't know the mountpoint for the drive. You can create a mountpoint with
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    mkdir /mnt/drive
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    Sorry 4 being a newb here but maybe this is what im missing. what is a mount point

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    A mount point would be where the partition is.

    Mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/knoppix

    What partition is Knoppix on?
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    Drives and partitions are made accessable on "mount points" which is just a directory, onto which you mount the drive, so if you use the mountpoint /mnt/drive for the device /dev/hda1, you'll be able to access the device on /mnt/drive.

    You can create a mountpoint by just creating a directory, and then mount with
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    mount -o rw users -t ext3 /dev/hda1 /mnt/point
    in this example the mountpoint is /mnt/point and the device is /dev/hda1.
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    I typed
    mount -l
    and it says that all hard disks are (rw)
    But obviously i tried and it doesnt write...
    Actually it writes if i save directly from the internet like a file i downloaded but wont drag and drop...
    I think im gonna chage to fedora im sick of all these problems. I cant say i wasnt warned tho

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