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Re: external USB hard drive mount permissions

Federico Beffa <beffa@ieee.org> writes:

> Hi,
> I'm using Debian Stretch with Gnome. When I plug-in an external USB
> hard drive (ext4) it gets automatically mounted at /media/beffa/label.
> However, the drive is read-only for the user owning the Gnome shell
> (beffa). I've tried adding default ACL entries to /media/beffa as
> follows
> # file: .
> # owner: root
> # group: root
> user::rwx
> user:beffa:rwx
> group::r-x
> mask::rwx
> other::r-x
> default:user::rwx
> default:user:beffa:rwx
> default:group::r-x
> default:mask::rwx
> default:other::r-x
> but the device is still only writable by root.
> How can I tell the system to make it writable for the user owning the
> Gnome session or even everybody?

I'm just stupid! I just had to change permissions on the USB drive
filesystem :-)

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