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

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 12:41:35 GMT 2009


NoOp wrote:
> On 01/19/2009 05:52 PM, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>   
>> H.S. wrote:
>>     
>>> 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.
>>>       
>
>   
>>>   
>>>       
>>     Well I have NO idea what your talking about. Fstab has no control 
>> over mount that I am aware of and it is just the way mount works.
>>
>>
>> Karl
>>
>>
>>     
>
> Try:
>
> System:Administration|Users and Groups| unlock and select the user then
> Properties|User Privileges and then check 'Access external storage
> devices automatically' and see if that makes a difference.
>
>
>
>
>   
    I looked and I already have that Item checked.

Karl


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