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Ten sticking points for new Ubuntu users

Posted by: Dummy00001 on June 28, 2008 04:17 PM
> A common complaint is that the partition can be seen but the permissions are wrong.

This is probably most annoying problem with Linux. (Mac OS X handles it perfectly).

Formatting external hard drive in native Linux FS results in unwelcome surprise: after connecting your hard drive to somebody's else computer you find that you can *not* access your files because you do not have permissions.

Permissions?? On portable media??? This is just silly.


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