Automatically mounting all volumes at boot

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Tue Mar 6 20:10:26 UTC 2012

On 03/06/2012 02:58 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 6 March 2012 19:31, Rashkae<ubuntu at>  wrote:
>> On 03/06/2012 01:12 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
>>> I'm happy enough to do that, but I'd rather have an answer to my
>>> original, more general question:
>>> Is it possible to have Ubuntu mount all visible filesystems
>>> automatically on boot?
>> Possible, yes.  But I can't tell you how off the top of my head and a quick
>> google search did not find an appropriate script.
> No, I know that; I searched before asking.
>> And probably not what you want anyhow.
> Er, yes, it is, or else I would not have asked for it.
>> Assuming your typical use case for this disk is to access the contents via a
>> desktop GUI, you need only modify Ubuntu so that the console user (that,
>> someone who is logged in from the physical computer screen/keyboard/mouse
>> rather than network) has permission to mount internal drives.
> No, not really!
> I can mount drives from the GUI, but that is no help with (for
> example) Dropbox, which will not start because my shared Dropbox
> volume is not accessible at login.

Wouldn't an entry in fstab be permanent enough? Jus wondering. Ric

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"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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