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Old 09-19-2009, 04:24 AM   #1
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Automatically mount and write to drives without a password


Hello,
I am running Kubuntu 9.04, and every time I start the computer I have to mount the drives and supply the user password, This was OK until I had to link some folders from windows to linux in order to unify my both Opera browsers on both systems.

Now, is there is a way to mount the drives automatically at system boot?

Thanks.

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Old 09-19-2009, 10:41 PM   #2
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I haven't done it recently, so you'll need to search the forums for specifics, but as I recall you can mount smb shares automatically in /etc/fstab.
 
Old 09-22-2009, 07:48 AM   #3
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I haven't done it recently, so you'll need to search the forums for specifics, but as I recall you can mount smb shares automatically in /etc/fstab.
Thank you Crito,
I did not mean smb shares, I meant Drives ie: C:\ , D:\ ,...

when I start Dolphin I find my partitions in my places sidebar but they are not mounted, when I click on a partition I get a dialogue box requesting my user password, when I enter the password the drive is mounted then I click on other partitions and they are mounted in the same manner,

I want these drives to be mounted autmatically so I do not need to do anything to start a program depending on those drives (Opera)

I hope I clarified it a this time.

Thanks.

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Old 09-22-2009, 08:57 AM   #4
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fstab file is still the right place to do that. You'll need to create a mount point (just an empty dir) with the proper permissions first since Linux doesn't use drive letters.

A quick search here turned up this thread:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...n-fstab-66808/
I'm sure there are more threads with clues so keep (re)searching. I don't dual boot anymore but when I did I recall sharing my Thunderbird email directory between Linux and Windows and it worked quite well.
 
  


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