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    How do I set owner and access permissions on a mounted partition?

    Hi! I have an NTFS partition mounted at /home/svz/data. The default owner of this directory and all its subdirectories is root. How can I change the owner and the access permissions for the entire partition or its subdirs?

    I tried to use `sudo chown` and `sudo chmod` but this results in nothing happening.

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    Re: How do I set owner and access permissions on a mounted partition?

    NTFS is defective and cannot handle regular permissions.

    You'll have to mount the partition using the uid and gid options. This problem with NTFS comes up often. Here are some details on setting it up:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1604251

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    Re: How do I set owner and access permissions on a mounted partition?

    ASFIK All drives and directories are root within Ubuntu
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    Re: How do I set owner and access permissions on a mounted partition?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lars Noodén View Post
    NTFS is defective and cannot handle regular permissions.

    You'll have to mount the partition using the uid and gid options. This problem with NTFS comes up often. Here are some details on setting it up:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1604251
    Thanks, that's a really good how to.

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