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Yerushalmi
February 14th, 2010, 05:50 PM
Every time I format a new USB drive, I only have read permissions - no write permissions except as root. This is quite irritating.

Two questions:

1) How do I open up write permissions on the drive afterwards?
2) How do I make write permissions the default?

chewearn
February 14th, 2010, 06:09 PM
sudo chown user:user /path/to/usb

lyall
February 14th, 2010, 10:33 PM
see the following links

for USB Introduction see
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Mount/USB

for MountUSB see
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Mount/USB

for renaming see
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RenameUSBDrive

good luck and have fun learning