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Old 12-22-2005, 11:03 AM   #1
m_yates
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how does usb automounting work?


I have recently switched from Debian to Ubuntu and I want to know how Ubuntu does automatic mounting of USB drives. I am running KDE 3.5 and when I plug in a flash drive, an icon for it automatically appears and it is opened automatically in Konqueror. I created a new user account and the auto-mounting doesn't work for the new user. Previously, in Debian I had to create an entry for the flash drive in /etc/fstab and give users permission to mount it. I did that and now the other user can mount, but I want to know how the automatic mounting works. I can't find any documentation for it from Ubuntu.
 
Old 12-24-2005, 09:35 PM   #2
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Maybe this link will help to get it to automount.

It's based on debian to automount but should work with Ubuntu. I haven't tried it but will try it.
 
  


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