March 16, 2013

New disc drive - access problem

Hi I've added a second hard drive to my computer. I had no problem using GParted to partition and format it as an ext4 partition, and it's visible as an extra device. But when I try to read from the drive, I get "Folder contents could not be displayed, You do not have permission". When I right-click on the device properties, I can see the owner is root. How do I give myself permission to access the drive? Thanks