Disable access to external devices for specific users

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Mar 13 03:06:36 UTC 2008

On 03/12/2008 06:52 PM, Raj Kiran Grandhi wrote:
> How does one disable access to external storage devices like usb flash 
> drives and cdroms?
> Not adding the users to the plugdev group does not seem to be working as 
> the usb drives are automatically being mounted upon insertion.
> Here is the output of `id guest`:
> $ id guest
> uid=1001(guest) gid=1001(guest) groups=1001(guest)
> I am using Ubuntu 7.10 and this issue is present in both the 32bit 
> version as well as the 64bit version.

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