Modify guest account to write on hard disk (Linux)

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I have a guess account in mint that has guest access to the hard drive, How can I alleviate the guest privileges to allow access to the read and write on the hard disk? I need selective read ad write properties on particular portions of the hard disk and not on some ?

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Modify guest account to write on hard disk (Linux)

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Hello Dennis!

You can release the limitations in view, read and write by doing the following options below.

1.  Install physical storage by typing command “sudo<space> apt-get<space>install<space>pysdm”.

2.  Open the storage device by setting “sudo<space>pysdm”.

3.  Select the drives we’re going to use.

4.  Select assist in the option. Un-tick or Un-Check “Open as Read-Only.”

5.  Type your username.

6.  Click Ok and Apply.

You can also create and Advanced File browser. Check the steps below.

1.  Click Menu >> Applications >> Preferences >> Main menu.

2.  Select Accessories and click “New Item”.

3.  Type Advanced File Browser in the name box indicated.

4.  From the command, type “gksu caja” and click Ok button.

You can also try the following instructions below.

1.  Go to Menu >> Administration >> users and Groups >> Unlock >> Add User >> Username: <actual username>, type the password.

You can add also user to access and modify files by doing the instructions bellow.

1.  Go to Terminal and then type “sudo<space>smbpasswd<space>-a<space>Actual Username (or remote username will do). Necessary to use the password for the username used.

2.   Allowing full access may need to configure *.conf to “usershare allow guests = yes”.

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