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How to mount an NTFS volume in Windows without permission constraints?

So when one mounts an NTFS volume in macOS or Linux via various options such as Paragon or ntfs-3g, it is easy to access user's folders and so forth since the ACLs are not preserved so as to prevent ...
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NFS mount is readonly after NFS server reboot

I have mounted nfs drive on /data, but even root user can not write to it. On nfs server I can easily read and write but any client can't. That started when nfs server went down for few minuteshttp://superuser.com/etc/...
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prevent chown/chmod access denied errors with cifs mount

I have a user directory mounted to ubuntu 12.04 with cifs. /etc/fstab contains a line;//cb/share /home/cb cifs user=ubuntu,password=abc123,uid=cb,gid=users 0 0The share mounts and works fine ...
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How does Nautilus mount a partition as normal user?

I can only run the mount command with superuser privileges.How can Nautilus do the same with normal access? How do things work inside?
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556 views

How to change mounted linux directory owner of a VMWare shared folder?

My host OS is Windows 10, my virtual machine is Ubuntu Mate 16.VMWare version is 12.5. The mount path looks like this: /mnt/hgfs/{mysharedfolder}. And it is set to 'root' user/group per default. I ...
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network mounted drives on Windows 10 are only “read only”

I am trying to add a drive on my laptop, which is shared from another computer on the network.If I open the drive from the network folder, I can access it in read and write no problem. Then I tried ...
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1answer
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Issue giving nautilus special access rights

According to a previous post I made here:https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/180170/protecting-folder-contents-from-processes, it should be technically possible to implement a system that ...
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1answer
70 views

Samba mount only allows modification if root

I am attempting to mount a Samba share from a Synology. It's still Samba and Linux. The Guest OS is Ubuntu 16.04. When Ubuntu mounts the directory, it looks just dandy. However, I am unable to ...
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1answer
70 views

file permissions - correct ntfs mount option

I want to mount my NTFS partition to have the same permission as my files and folders in Linux. I have the current mount options:UUID=4C4EF1264EF1098A /run/media/user/FILES ntfs-3g defaults,exec,...
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1answer
42 views

Virtualbox share mounted on user directory is unable to access .ICEauthority

I am trying to mount my virtualbox shared folder on /home/user but when I login it says that it could not update the .ICEauthority file. The file is owned by me and it's permissions are 744, and I ...
0
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1answer
358 views

Can't change owner of folders/files on thumb drive

I have a drive being mounted (either manually or automatically using usbmount) and I can't change the owner or modify the permissions on the mounted drive or folders/files within in order for Mono to ...
0
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1answer
505 views

Automount using AutoFS and AFP permission issue

I have a FreeNAS server of which I'd like to mount volumes on my Mac. I'm using afp and mounting via Autofs following this tutorial. The folder / mountpoints on which I mount the drives are located ...
0
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1answer
646 views

How to mount windows share on linux with specific credentials and specific linux user ownership?

I have linux user lUser (uid=123) that is in the group lGroup (guid=145). I have windows user wUser that has full access to the share. I want to automount that share on linux machine and give lUser ...
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1answer
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Translate permissions with as sshfs remote mount?

I have two computers on a network, call these Q and X. I want to mount via sshfs X:/ to Q:/mnt/X. So to do this I use:user@Q $ sudo sshfs root:X/ /mnt/XThis successfully mounts it and allows the ...
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1answer
325 views

Mount external drive as writeable for all users

Okay, the neat thing about Ubuntu is that it automatically mounts any extra drives as read/write for non-root users in /media. But, whenever I use mount from the command line on Ubuntu or any Linux-...
0
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1answer
754 views

How to mount USB drive on Ubuntu so that other users can access it?

Yes, this question has been asked before, but as far as I'm concerned it has not been answered satisfactorily. Many answers mention that an extra line in /etc/fstab is required. I don't want to add ...
0
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1answer
470 views

Possible to mount an NTFS partition with uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=022,fmask=133 but allow files to later be chmod'd?

This is for a single-user system that's using an NTFS partition as its $HOME; is it possible to mount the partition in such a way that New files would be owned by $USER:$USER with 644 permissionNew ...
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1answer
772 views

How to change permission of a vmdk disk image mounted on Ubuntu/Linux?

I created a disk image from a Linux/Ubuntu physical machine using dd and converted it to vmdk using qemu.Now on Ubuntu (running in VMWare Fusion/Mac) I can inspect all files from that drive once it ...
0
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1answer
464 views

How to mount shared folder/disk as 755 and not as 700 mode?

If I mount a time capsule disk (or another AFP, SMB network resource) and look on it with ls -la it appears as drwx------, so rsync can't access it (even with sudo). How to mount a network resource ...
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change owner/uid of mount point upon mount

The scenario is like this. Bob has a computer. It crashed. Now he only has the hdd. The hdd is in ext3 format. He go to his office and told the sys admin John to mount this hdd and put the mount point ...
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Mounting shared directory for chroot users

I ran in to an interesting issue with mounting that doesn't make any sense to me. Basically I have setup a chroot environment for SFTP users, they each have a chroot directory with a format of "/sftp/...
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Synology - mount a directory via sshfs with user/group mapping

I have been experimenting with sshfs with the intent to access a directory on a Synology box and mount it via Terminal. To this end, I am using version of SSHFS as provided by the FUSE for macOS ...
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umask blocks either Plex or Nextcloud access to external fat32 HDD

Trying to make my superPi (with Plex, Nextcloud, VPN), I have a permissions problem on my external HDD:I have attached an external HDD to my Raspberry Pi, that holds all my media (photos, homevideos,...
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can't access specific files in bindfs mount

I'm using Arch Linux on a Mac and therefore use hfsprogs to access my hfs+-partitions. Since the permissions on the files on my Mac partitions are set to my Mac user, I can't read or write those ...
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Add user permission for /media/myDrive directory

I'm using RaspberryPi and Raspbian distribution. Additionally I have installed Kodi and set it up to auto start.I have problems with setting permission to /media/myDrive directory.It's because od ...
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Linux + AD + mount=problems writing files

I have 2 Linux servers + 1 Active Directory There's a NFS disk mounted from the Linux 2 to Linux 1.Users can access and write files from their Windows session on directories of Linux 1, and on ...
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Auto mount domain shares based on domain user groups

We are currently working getting some Linux computers integrated into our Active Directory domain at work. I have pretty much gotten everything set up but I am trying to figure out how to get Linux to ...
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661 views

Cifs share doesn't preserve permission configuration in smb.conf (775 instead of 777)

So I have a share on ubuntu that is accessed through both ubuntu and windows machines.my relevant smb.conf is like this:path=/sharecreate_mask=0777force create mode=0777 security mask=...
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528 views

Mounting GoFlex NAS in Ubuntu fails with Permission denied from fstab only

I can mount a NAS from Ubuntu from the command line with:sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.110/GoFlex\ Home\ Public /media/goflex -o user=,pass=However, when I add the following line to /etc/fstab:/...
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When I try to write to an NTFS partition in Arch Linux, it fails with “cannot open <file>: permission denied”. Why?

I'm running Arch Linux off a flash drive. /dev/sdb1 is mounted as /, /dev/sdb2 is mounted as /homehttp://superuser.com/dev/sda3 is the main NTFS partition on the internal hard drive of my laptop. I have it mounted, ...
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Permission Denied error mounting Windows 10 host to OpenSuse VM in virtual box using local user credentials

Question I am trying to mount a directory in a Windows 10 host machine to an OpenSuse guest VM running in VirtualBox, using the credentials of a local user with admin rights on the windows machine. ...
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sudo chown - operation not permitted

I don't understand why I'm not allowed to change the owner of a folder as root user (the folder is mounted with a hard disk).root@raspberrypi:~# chown -R www-data:www-data /media/hdd chown: ...
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Problems with mounting samba share

It is a couple of days I'm struggling in mounting a samba shared directory in Ubuntu 16. I read all the relative posts but still cannot find a solution.Here is the command I use:sudo mount -vt ...
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0answers
108 views

Can't access computer running TightVNC server on Kali

I can't access any files on host computer. After I enter the password to connect to VNC server the user screen appears and I get following messages:mount: /run/user/1000/gvfs: Permission denied...
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NFS User ID mapping works for some uid only

I try to setup NFS access on my Synology NAS. For historical reasons the uid on my client and my server do not match. I understood that NFSv4 could allow me to elegantly solve this issue, to the price ...
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Allow non-root users to mount kerberized CIFS share in their home only

Actual situationI succeeded to make an heterogeneous share from a NetApp filer with NTFS security-style. I mount it on Linux ("winbinded" to Active Directory) with mount.cifs and options user_xattr,...
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cannot chown file as root

After mounting a NTFS or fat32 partition (not as readonly), I try to change it to my user permissions withsudo chown user: fileHowever I am then told that the "Operation is not Permitted".I have ...
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Permissions to folder are changed to ??????? after mount

I was trying to mount folders from one system to another using "mount" and the following configuration in /etc/fstab <systemX>:/h/shared /h/shared nfs rw,sync,user,auto 0 0 <...
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Move files from Linux disk img to Windows to Linux server and keep permissions?

I have a backup disk image that I am trying to upload to my server. The problem is that the disk image is corrupted according to Linux. However, using DiskInternals Linux Reader on Windows I can open ...
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Can't access files in SMB share

I'm trying to mount some share from my synology NAS via SMB. I'm using Linux Mint and when I mount it over the GUI ("Computer"->"Network"->"NAS"->"Sharename") everything works fine.But I want it to ...
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588 views

How can I configure samba with separate hard drive?

I am in the process of spinning up a CentOS box as a file server. I had the smaller system hard drive already in the machine, installed CentOS, and installed Samba in preparation of my new, bigger ...
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cifs mounted files : permission denied on modification of newly created file (only)

I'm mounting my NAS with this line in fstab//192.168.1.253/Syno.1 /mnt/net/synonas/syno.1 cifs credentials=/home/rasp/.smbcredentials.synonas,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0I can ...
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Proper way to set permissions on an external disk's ext3 partition

I have a new external disk and just made an ext3 partition on it. I'm wondering what's the best way to set permissions on it (so that it's rw for certain users). I guess I could chmod ... /dev/sdb1 ...