local device (USB-stick) and users groups problem

Richard Doyle rdoyle at islandnetworks.com
Tue Apr 15 16:28:56 BST 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 17:10 +0300, Ismail ISLEYEN wrote:
> Hi,
> I have installed Edubuntu 7.10 on Dell Poweredge 2800 server (Xeon 3.6
> Ghz x 2, 12 GB Ram, 146 x 4 Hdd) in computer room. There are 40 HP T5000
> (T5525) clients to connect to the server. I have an urgent problem to be
> solved as soon as possible. I would appreciate any help.

> 1. USB flash drive or "local device" is active only in the first user,
> others cannot use USB flash drives. For example while one who logs in
> with thin1 can use USB flash drive, other users  who loged in later
> cannot use USB flash drive. I tried this in different accounts and
> clients but no way.

Sounds like the bug in
and related reports. According to Oliver the fix is in Hardy, and can be
applied to Gutsy by commenting out the following line
in /usr/sbin/ltspfsmounter on the server:

env['DISPLAY'] = 'localhost:10.0'

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