[ubuntu-uk] Pen drive not automounting.

Andrew Jenkins andrew.jenkins at bigfoot.com
Tue Nov 27 19:46:23 GMT 2007

Andrew Jenkins wrote:
> OK here goes,
> Using Ubuntu 7.10 for over a year and all works well.

Sorry, Ubuntu for over a year, 7.10 for a month.

> If I plug in a pen-drive when running Gnome it will
> automount and place an icon on the desktop, 'mount'
> will show the entry:
> /dev/sdc1 on /media/kingston type vfat (rw,nosuid,nodev,
> shortname=mixed,uid=1000,utf8,umask=077,usefree)
> and all is well.
> Now the problem, if I connect the same pen-drive when
> running KDE (which I use as default) it USED to work
> the same (Desktop icon etc.) however it stopped working.
> Now it will not mount the drive when running KDE unless
> I do it manually with:
> sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /media/directory
> By the way, when I plug the drive in I'm running either
> Gnome or KDE as a user (the same user in both cases).
> What is happening here and how do I fix things?
> Regards,
> Andy Jenkins.

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