After re-install user permissions are screwy
So, I've upgraded/re-installed the same way many, many, many times over the years. And for the first time I've run into problems. My basic reutine is to format my / partition and leave /home in tact. This has always worked fine in the past... This time around, most things seem to work, but my account while it *is* an admin account does not appear to have full admin privileges - I don't seem to have permission to write on usb disks, for example. Initially I thought this was a problem with the usb flash drives but am now fairly sure it in fact has to do with user permissions. I'm currently running Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04 - previously I had Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04 beta installed - fwiw I've re-installed 3 possibly 4 times always with the same result (regardless of using the same password or different, and always with the same user name). I've finally gotten Ubuntu 13.04 downloaded and may attempt to install it next time around if need be.
Last edited by EmilyRose; June 9th, 2013 at 05:57 AM.
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