Auto mounting USB thumb drives and CD/DVD

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Sat Apr 10 18:44:13 PDT 2010


On 04/10/10 20:47, stosss wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Baho Utot<baho-utot at columbus.rr.com>  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.
>
> If you want to find a problem start at the beginning and work your way
> to the end.
>

I have nothing setup in the /etc/fstab for the cdrom



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