[ubuntu-uk] Configure Ubuntu to automatically mount all volumes at boot or login

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 15:29:41 UTC 2012

On 13 March 2012 15:14, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:

> Reposted from Ubuntu-users, where nobody was able to even give me a
> pointer. Anyone here got any ideas?
> This used to be the default behaviour, IIRC.
> I keep a lot of non-critical stuff on a FAT32 volume shared with
> Windows. I have put it into /etc/fstab manually; this worked at first,
> but for some reason, it keeps mounting RO & I have to do a `sudo
> umount /dev/sdb6` command to unmount it, then use Nautilus to remount
> it for all users as RW.
> What I'd rather like is the way Ubuntu /used/ to handle this in years
> gone by: to just automatically mount all visible drives at boot time.
> I've Googled but I can't find an easy way of achieving this. Is there one?
> BTW, I don't mean to add them to /etc/fstab; I mean to just mount all
> visible volumes, even when these change.
If automount doesn't do it and can't be made to do it, then you'd probably
have to script it. I'm finding that gparted makes it a lot easier to do
that sort of thing.

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