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I'm new to Linux but have a little experience with it, using UBUNTU 11.04, I have an external 1TB USB HDD mounted to this computer which is running dual boot ...
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- 06-28-2011 #1
Permissions can't be changed on mounted Fat32 USB HDD
- 06-29-2011 #2
Other Threads seem close to this but not quite the same thing, in my research FSTAB is not for removable data and I am unfamiliar with how to run CHMOD 777, I don't know what it does, and have heard that it doesn't fix my issue anyways
- 07-08-2011 #3
FAT32 doesn't understand the concept of permissions. FAT was originally developed in a single user world so they were not really necessary.
Can you open a terminal and post the output of the following commands here:
sudo fdisk -lCode:
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Now what was it isn't it, and what is it is weird and scary to me.
It'll happen to you too."
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