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Old 12-14-2004, 06:45 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2004
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run mount command as user

hi there i was wondering if there was any way to make it so the users on my fedora box were able to run the mount command without having su into root and then mount my samba file shares?
Old 12-14-2004, 07:28 PM   #2
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In the 4th column of /etc/fstab, the one that has the mount options, you need to add either the word user or users for each device the user can mount.


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