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External hard drive is read only, how to change owner? (Ubuntu)

External hard drive is read only, how to change owner? (Ubuntu)

I hooked up my External hard drive and it won't let me write new files to it, saying permission denied, and nothing is selectable on the permissions tab, saying on the bottom, You are not the owner.

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Guest [Entry]

"Maybe the disk is mounted read-only?

Right click on the mount on your desktop, and see if there's an option to remount read-write. Otherwise see if you can mount it read-write from the command-line."