How to disable pen drive in Ubuntu 8.10

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Nov 5 20:17:36 UTC 2008

On 11/05/2008 12:08 AM, Arun Shrimali wrote:
> Dear All,
> We have the mix network of Ubuntu and Windows clients. Thus to avoid the
> spread of virus as well as misuse of the system for other purpose and
> leakage of data, I want to disable usb ports of mass storages.
> Does anyone can help me how to disable USB ports for mass storages in Ubuntu
> 8.10
> Regards
> Arun

If it is anything like Hardy: System|Administration|Users &
Groups|Properties|User Privileges|uncheck Access external storeage
devices automatically. You can also set (in Hardy) using
System|Administration|Authorizations|storage|Mount file systems from
removable drives

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