"User" mount of usb "key" drive ... question

David J Brooks daeg at houston.rr.com
Thu Oct 26 02:10:21 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 25 October 2006 19:18, Lane wrote:
> I guess I don't know how to ask google and "man fstab" the correct way ...
> How can I grant a non-root user the authority to mount (and then write to)
> a usb "key" drive? Especially when said user is already "up in" kde?
> The drive works fine if "root" mounts it, but I'd rather not be root when I
> do this on my laptop.  And opening a konsole window, "su"ing and then
> mounting , is cumbersome.
> I've been looking at "man devfs.rules," as this seems to be near the place
> I want to be.  But I haven't quite fingered out a way...
> Ya'll don't gotta just tell me the answer, if you don't want.  I'm a "man"
> man, so to speak.  I'm eager to look it up myself, only I don't rightly
> know whereinaheck to look.


I think you'll find this link educational.

Sure the Almighty created the world in only six days,
but He didn't have an established user-base.

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