How do I Automount an Hard dRive in my Computer in Ubuntu?

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Sun Nov 29 13:02:44 UTC 2015

Am Sonntag, den 29.11.2015, 07:17 +0100 schrieb Ralf Mardorf:
> On Sat, 28 Nov 2015 20:51:21 -0500, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> >	Warning! Ralf likes to insult anybody and piss off newbies.
> >
> >	Ralf, do you ever take a moment to consider just how much of
> >	an asshole 
> >you come across as?
> >
> >	I hope you don't intend to sound like a self-righteous
> >	egotistical 
> >bastard...
> Tourette :D? It's not the first time you behave like this.
> I'm just subscribed since a short time, however, within this time you
> didn't contribute something useful, I'm quite sure I already did.
> And now again something useful:
> - If you want to mount devices at startup use fstab, do not use desktop
>   environment related apps.

if your distro ships a well tested GUI tool by default that was added,
tested and QAed for exactly this purpose by many people, using this tool
is surely a proper advice ... 

this is not an arch linux list, this is ubuntu, please take this into
account. telling people to use the terminal instead of using the shipped
tools on a list for actual enduser support is not the ubuntu way of
things we followed in the last ten years on this list.

dave is on this list since years (4 ? 5 ?) and has been helpful
before ... i cant remember seeing him freak out like this before and
while his comment was surely against the code of conduct here, did you
notice that you are the only one getting so much push back all the
time ?

given that you claim that all this "misunderstanding" you cause is based
on not being a native english speaker (like the majority of people on
this list i guess and we got along pretty well the last years here), did
you consider adding some extra cautiousness and read a mail twice
thinking "can i write it like that" before hitting the send button ? 

the tone on this list got a lot less pleasant in recent times, as the
technical advise did ... 

ubuntu has always been about usability, do you think telling people to
use the commandline instead of a tool that went through literally 100s
of hands before being considered a default in the install contributes
well to that philosophy ? 

do you even know it is a default since you obviously only verify your
ubuntu technical advice in a chroot/container on an arch system (that
you even run with a container technology that isnt widely tested or used
with ubuntu) ? 

i personally would really appreciate if you could overthink your tone as
well as the kind of technical support you are giving and try to make
both a bit more "ubuntu" ...


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