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Extenal harddrive userid and moving from computer to computer

I just formatted my pendrive to be EXT4 since I primarily use Linux and thought: why not let met give it a shot.

But I quickly realized one major problem:

The filesystem uses user ids to describe files and my userid doesn't always stay the same across computers. On my personal computers, it may be possible to change all my user ids to match up, but I think this is an unreasonable requirement especially when logging on to work computers.

Has anybody dealt with this before (somebody must have this is a very basic use case)? What did you use as a workaround? Did you simply switch back to NTFS?

I'm using Fedora 19 on my computers.

Extenal harddrive userid and moving from computer to computer

I just formatted my pendrive to be EXT4 since I primarily use Linux and thought: why not let met give it a shot.

But I quickly realized one major problem:

The filesystem uses user ids to describe files and my userid doesn't always stay the same across computers. On my personal computers, it may be possible to change all my user ids to match up, but I think this is an unreasonable requirement especially when logging on to work computers.

Has anybody dealt with this before (somebody must have this is a very basic use case)? What did you use as a workaround? Did you simply switch back to NTFS?

I'm using Fedora 19 on my computers.