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Allow to set the owner of a partition

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Duplicate of #305075


If a user buys a new external harddrive and partitions it via YaST he will not be able to write on it, since the filesystem is owned by root. A normal user would need to know about how to use konsole and which command to use in order to change the owner.
It would be a lot easier, if the user could change the owner within the partitioning module. Of course this should not be possible for system-partitions such as / and /usr etc, yet /windows and /media, as well as /home/xyz/ should be fine.
The problem is not trivial as it is not enough to change fstab. See:
See: http://ntfs-3g.org/support.html#unprivileged


icons/user_comment.png J. Z. wrote: (9 years ago)

this is a duplicate of
https://features.opensuse.org/305075 , true?

icons/user_comment.png R. M. wrote: (7 years ago)

It seems so.

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