group permission problems for devices mounted in /media
Did my email make sense?
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 2:50 PM, john <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> Sorry about the delay. I've been a bit swamped.
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 9:18 AM, Scott Balneaves <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Can you please do the ls's as the user who inserted the drive? Fuse doesn't
>> report ANY information as another user, and I'd like to see the permissions.
> flyboy@mcbuntu2:~$ ls -la /media/flyboy/usbdisk-sdb1/
> total 22
> drwx------ 3 flyboy domain users 16384 Dec 31 *1969 .
> drwxr-x--- 4 root * domain users *4096 Feb 12 14:19 ..
> drwx------ 2 flyboy domain users *2048 Dec 22 08:53 Cole's Galaga Presentation
> The permissions look good to me in this directory. Other kids can't
> browse the contents of each others thumbdrives, however their desktops
> fill up with lots of thumb drives icons as students around the school
> plug their thumbdrives in. This causes a bit of confusion (e.g. which
> of these 12 thumb drives is mine?)
> However if *I do:
> sudo chown flyboy.root /media/flyboy/
> Then everything is good e.g. flyboy can see and use his files, and
> they don't show up on other students desktops.
> Is there a way to chown the user directory in /media upon mounting the device?
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