Tag Archives: Hard drive

Temporary fix for updating external HPFS/NTFS/exFAT hard drive’s permissions so Plex can access

When I plugged in my external hard drive that was on Windows to a Linux machine (Raspberry Pi 3), it was automatically mounted at /media/brian/Brian-HD, but the permissions were¬†drw- — — 1 brian brian. I needed Plex to be able … Continue reading

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Hard Drive from Linux (Disable Hybrid Shutdown)

On dual-boot computers, Linux computers are usually able to see and have write access to the Windows hard drive. This is useful for transferring files between the operating systems. With Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows added a quick boot feature … Continue reading

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Owncloud complaining that “You don’t have permissions to upload files here”

There are few likely reasons for this to happen because I have actually seen this issue a few times in differ situations. It is frustrating because OwnCloud might have had the permissions previously or it has access to the files … Continue reading

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Owncloud and an external hard drive

Rather, we are going to create a mount point and not a symbolic link. Continue reading

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Hard drives do die

Hard drives are made cheap but with lots of storage. They are not made to last forever but when hard drives seem so reliable, a dead hard drive can catch many people (including myself) off guard. Hard drives will die … Continue reading

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