Debian new install

Tyler Strickland tyler at
Tue Sep 20 15:37:32 MDT 2005

On 09/20/2005 12:38 PM, Michael Huston wrote:
> I loaded debian again, after getting the box back on the net.
> I am wanting to use some utilities like gramofile and audacity to take
> music from vinyl records to ogg vorbis, but am running into some
> troubles. I checked to see if I could restore records in this manner
> with my current setup, starting in windows. I recorded a wav in stereo,
> and was all happy. I reboot into linux (debian 3.1) and tried to mount
> my NTFS hard drive.
> It would mount, but only root could read it. When I try to ls, as my
> user, it says that permission is denied. root can get a directory
> listing, just fine, but the normal user can't. 
> # My fstab file
> #
> # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
> proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
> /dev/hda3       /               ext3    defaults,errors=remount-ro 0   
>    1
> /dev/hda2       none            swap    sw              0       0
> /dev/hdc        /media/cdrom0   iso9660 ro,user,noauto  0       0
> /dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  auto    rw,user,noauto  0       0
> /dev/hda1	/mnt/windows	ntfs	defaults	0	0

This is my setup for my WinXP drive:

/dev/hda1       /mnt/windows    ntfs    ro,umask=0222   0       0

The operative part is the umask=0222 - it lets everything be readable by 


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