USB mount issues *solved*

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schmidtbag
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USB mount issues *solved*

Postby schmidtbag » Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:10 pm

I tried searching on these forums for an answer but none of the few posts that there were helped.

Anyways, to keep it simple - I plug in a USB flash drive and it will not mount. If I try to click on it in pcmanfm, it just says i'm not authorized. It USED to work just fine. I've had this issue for a month or two. I don't use this computer too often which is why it hasn't been that big of a deal but I'm going to need easy access to my flash drive for work.

When I installed usbmount, that would only work if I logged out and logged back in, but my usb drives were read-only which is still very unhelpful.

I'm currently running Debian squeeze, 32 bit. If it helps, I'm using very few gnome packages - i don't use gdm, i don't use gnome polkit, and i don't use any gnome disk utilities other than gparted and the gnome related dependencies of pcmanfm.
Last edited by schmidtbag on Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:17 am, edited 1 time in total.
My LXDE setup:
Asus EEE PC 900, 900MHz Celeron, 1GB of RAM, Intel integrated graphics, 16GB SSD

jarbinks
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Re: USB mount issues

Postby jarbinks » Mon Nov 08, 2010 11:03 pm

I had the same issue.

I found the solution here :
http://forum.lxde.org/viewtopic.php?t=1422&f=22#p3835

schmidtbag
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Re: USB mount issues

Postby schmidtbag » Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:17 am

lol wow, i JUST saw that solution about 10 minutes ago (on a different page), and it does work which is a huge relief to me because this was a really annoying issue - even gparted was like "what are you doing?".

thanks anyway
My LXDE setup:
Asus EEE PC 900, 900MHz Celeron, 1GB of RAM, Intel integrated graphics, 16GB SSD


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