[Flatpak] Read-only file system although full permissions are provided

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Steps to reproduce

  1. Install Obsidian through Flathub
  2. Mount your secondary drive like normal (I go through Nautilus, Other locations, Click the drive, Enter password, Access)
  3. Open exisiting vault on specific locaiton within secondary (already mounted) drive
  4. Write any text
  5. See the error

Expected result

To be able to write to these files

Actual result



  • Operating system: Fedora 36 Linux (Workstation Edition); Wayland; Obsidian installed as flatpak
  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v1.0.3
    Installer version: v1.0.3
    Operating system: #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Thu Nov 3 17:09:02 UTC 2022 6.0.7-200.fc36.x86_64
    Login status: not logged in
    Insider build toggle: off
    Live preview: off
    Legacy editor: off
    Base theme: dark
    Community theme: none
    Snippets enabled: 0
    Restricted mode: off
    Plugins installed: 6
    Plugins enabled: 6
    1: Emoji Toolbar v0.2.2
    2: Paste URL into selection v1.6.0
    3: Admonition v6.7.2
    4: Advanced Tables v0.15.0
    5: Natural Language Dates v0.6.0
    6: cMenu v1.1.2

Additional information

It did work until this day. From now on it can’t somehow write to that file although my linux user has RWX permissions on that file. In Flatseal (Permission manager app for flatpaks) it shows that the app has full permissions on /run/media which is path where my drive is mounted.

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