in live-iso session, external disk mounts fine in read-mode, but unable to write to it

Bug #1561682 reported by Set Hallstrom on 2016-03-24
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
util-linux (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When running Ubuntu Studio from a live-iso session, i can mount an external drive and read from it. But i can't write to it. File-manager shows the disk, but the save-dialogue in applications don't show it..

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: mount 2.27.1-6ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-15.31-lowlatency 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-15-lowlatency x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.368
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Thu Mar 24 18:31:38 2016
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu-Studio 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Beta amd64 (20160323)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: util-linux
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Set Hallstrom (sakrecoer) wrote :
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:

tags: added: iso-testing
Phillip Susi (psusi) wrote :

That sounds like a problem with the save dialog in the application then. Can you write to it using the file manager?

Changed in util-linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for util-linux (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in util-linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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