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Old 06-11-2007, 03:14 AM   #1
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Execute script automatically on mount

Hi all.
I've a little question.
There is a way to execute automatically a script (or a command or, else, to start an application) when I plug in my USB key?
I would execute a backup script every time I insert my key.
Tanks in advance
Old 06-11-2007, 08:54 PM   #2
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If you're running Ubuntu, check out the Removable Drives & Media Preferences. Settings are quite as flexible for removable storage as for media with an identifiable purpose but you can do more than what was configured by default.


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