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How to allow ordinary (not root) users to mount/unmount everything.

Posted 10-06-2008 at 01:50 PM by dr_agon

applies to: linux, debian based (Mepis), mount, sudo

While testing many things often I have to mount/unmount resources, and I became tired of using 'su' and supplying password.

The easy but not very secure solution is to allow some (or all) users to execute mount/unmount as root without being prompted for password by adding them to /etc/sudoers file like this:
%users  ALL=NOPASSWD: /bin/mount, /bin/umount
'users' is a group name.
Now I can use...
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Posted 10-06-2008 at 08:58 AM by dentux

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Gnome not as unconfigurable as rumoured

Posted 10-06-2008 at 07:21 AM by trevorparsons

I have KDE on my desktop machine at home, but I run Ubuntu (Gnome) on my eeepc. The latter choice is partly because Ubuntu/Gnome looks pretty good on the eee's small screen and is well supported by Adam McDaniel's eeepc optimised kernel and hacks, and partly because it's useful for when someone calls up with a question about an Ubuntu system I've installed for them.

Gnome took the decision to simplify its interface some time back, creating an impression that it's much less configurable...
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Pen Drive - USB Storage Device

Posted 10-06-2008 at 12:48 AM by jenudsouza

Pen Drive are one of the most selling product in the market as pen drive is very convenient to store your data. It is very small and secure removable storage device and also very affordable. You can add to your file maintenance routine. You can get the memory in 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB. It is very light weighted you can carry anywhere you go.

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At 123discountshop, we offer usb storage devices with 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB memory of storage space,...
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USB Pen Drive

Posted 10-06-2008 at 12:45 AM by jenudsouza

USB Flash drive is also called a USB Pen drive. It is very small in size and very safe and fast to access. You can store your data’s and can carry along with you anywhere you go, now you don’t need to take your laptop or Floppy Disks or Hard Drive.

There are few products that are as easy to use as the USB pen drives. They simply connect to the USB port of a Windows PC or Apple Mac and can be used to backup data’s, you can save photos, or just move your data’s from one computer to...
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