[NCLUG] Partition ownership

Aaron D. Johnson adj at fnord.greeley.co.us
Fri Oct 19 14:54:24 MDT 2012

In message <5081AF1E.6010306 at comcast.net>, N0WIQ writes:
> I have re-installed Fedora 17 on my quad core AMD laptop.  I have added 
> to /etc/fstab:
> LABEL=Downloads        /home/kerrym2/Downloads        auto 
> defaults,user    0 0
> This doese NOT give my user write privileges to the partition. how do I 
> change this to give write privileges to the user?

After you have it mounted:

  sudo chown kerrym2 /home/kerrym2/Download

And then, as kerrym2, you can set the permissions using chmod (you'll
want something like "chmod u+w /home/kerrym2/Download").  I'll let the
Fedorans chime in about any SELinux labeling that might be needed.

- Aaron

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