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November 6th, 2009, 02:06 PM
Removable disk inserted in Laptop with ubuntu 9.10 is shown on the desktop but is read only. I cant copy any files on it and i cant change permissions of it. PLS help

November 6th, 2009, 03:09 PM
Try running this:

sudo chmod -R 777 /media/<drive name>

Where drive name is the name of the USB drive, that'll enable everybody to be able to read and write from it.