12.04 won't mount external drives

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 12:54:54 UTC 2012

On 9 September 2012 23:39, Robert Holtzman <holtzm at cox.net> wrote:
> Finally decided to see what 12.04 w/Unity was all about. Played with it
> briefly a while back but went back to Debian.
> Biggest problem so far is that it won't mount an external drive, flash
> or hdd. True in Unity and xfce both. Doesn't show in /etc/fstab so can't
> mount it manually either.
> Anyone have a goat I can sacrifice (I was going to say virgin but I
> could hear the moderator's strangled gasp, so I didn't)?
> Any pointers appreciated.

Strange. Does for me, on multiple machines from new to ~10y old.

Ever had problems with USB before?

Is the installation fully updated & otherwise running normally?

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