"Not Authorized" to mount external USB drive or Windows filesystem from Debian
I have two USB sticks and a 1TB USB drive attached to my computer (dual boot Debian stable/Windows 7
When I open pcmanfm from my standard user account, I see in the left panel
4.0 GB Filesystem (USB stick, I can access)
427 GB Filesystem (Windows Filesystem, I can't access)
Tenso 32 GB (USB stick, I can access)
Elements (1TB external HDD, I can't access)
System Reserved (I don't know what this is, but I can't access it)
I see it as a standard user, but cannot access it. As root, I can't even see it on pcmanfm.
Any help would be greatly appreciated
You will need to manually mount your 1TB drive. As root type fdisk -l to find out what device is you 1TB, so it may be, example: /dev/sdb2
Then to mount it, example:
you can also setup sudo to allow the user to mount that drive.
as root run visudo and find your user account name. if it is not here add it and make it look something like the following:
so as user you would type:
Sorry about neglecting this thread.
pcmanfm seemed unable to mount my drives from the file manager, whereas Thunar and numerous others could.
To mount my external drive on Debian, I used
pcmanfm could read my directories once I manually mounted the drive
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