USB thumb drive pulled and icon left on desktop - how do I remove it??

H.S. hs.samix at
Tue Jan 20 01:37:25 UTC 2009

Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>     If this is the case why do I get this error message on Hardy?
>  karl at karl-hardy:~$ mount -t ext3 /dev/sda2 /mnt
> mount: only root can do that
> karl at karl-hardy:~$
>     This makes me think it needs to be root :-)

I think you need to lookup 'users' option for mount command. I also
think you need to have a line for your /dev/sda2 device in /etc/fstab
with proper options so that normal users can mount or unmount the
device. Feel free to correct me if I am wrong.



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