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Old 10-25-2003, 09:06 AM   #1
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how to enable memory stick "autoplay"?

I have a problem with my USB memory stick. Usually it was automatically mounted (and an icon used to appear on the desktop) when I plugged it into the USB port.
That's no longer the case. I also have to admitt, that I turned off my computer without unmounting my USB memory stick. Although I'm still able to access my memory stick through the shell window by typing all those commands, that's something I wouldn't prefer, simply because I'm pretty much new to Linux. Is there any way I can make that automatically mounting (with that icon appearing on the desktop) work again?
Old 10-25-2003, 01:47 PM   #2
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To do a little debugging, I think you should try mounting the USB stick yourself.
Try the usual:

# mount something somewhere

Or give us the output of

$ cat /etc/fstab

If you want to know which systems are currently mounted, say:

$ mount


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