Auto mounting USB thumb drives and CD/DVD

stosss stosss at
Sat Apr 10 17:47:02 PDT 2010

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Baho Utot <baho-utot at> wrote:
> What do I need to enable regular users to auto mount DVD/CD and USB drives?
> I have HAL installed. Do I need any other packages?
> I would like CD/DVD/USB drives when inserted to automount like my
> slackware 12.2 does. An Icon apperars and it opens a konqueror file
> manager window.

In my other post I was referring to /etc/fstab

Do you have your CDROM set up similar to this? The key piece is user.

/dev/cdrom    /mnt/cdrom   auto   noauto,ro,user        0  0

and is your user part of the CDROM group?

Instructions on how to do this is found with Google. There are a lot
of sites with a lot more information about this.

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to the end.

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