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

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Mon Nov 30 14:22:27 UTC 2015

On 11/29/2015 08:02 AM, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> 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 ?

	Lost track of the time here... But I do remember Warty... And yes, the 
way I responded was probably too much, apologies for that; it was due to 
getting tired of the "attitude". I've got 20+ years in customer 
service/support for computers, and it really grates on me to see people 
giving out advice with attitude.

> 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" ...
> ciao
> 	oli

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