[OBORONA-SPAM] Re: kde and local files

ARTHUR ALEXION art.alexion at verizon.net
Fri Mar 3 16:29:14 GMT 2006


Now I understand your problem and have seen it myself
before.  The culprit seems to be KDE's implementation
of media:/{device} that Konqueror loves, but other KDE
apps can't use.  The workaround is simple, don't
access the drive in K3b and other apps via media:/{usb
device}, but rather via /media/{usb device}.  The
latter is the default local mount point.


--- Gabriel Dragffy <dragffy at yandex.ru> wrote:

> This is right, I already discovered to get the auto
> mount working I need to to 
> do this (upgrade the system). But this is not the
> problem I'm having.... The 
> system can automount the device, and I access and
> read and write perfectly on 
> to the drive, it's just that opening files that are
> held on the drive through 
> a KDE application can often return the error that I
> can only select local 
> files. This is why I think the permissions isn't the
> problem.
> 
> This is the result of the command that was suggested
> to me: 
> sniff at kubuntu:~$ ls -l /dev/sda1
> brw-r-----  1 root plugdev 8, 1 2006-03-03 08:07
> /dev/sda1
> 
> Since this is a USB device there is no entry
> referring to it in fstab.
> 
> Regards,
> Gabe
> 
> On Friday 03 March 2006 01:10, Robert Parker wrote:
> 
> > There are permission problems with Kubuntu as
> installed, just do your
> > sudo apt-get update, apt-get upgrade or whatever
> you use through kde
> > and it goes away.
> >
> >
> > HTH
> > Bob
> 
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