USB key

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Sun Mar 3 02:03:02 UTC 2013

Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-03-02 at 16:12 -0800, Joe Zeff wrote:
>> On 03/02/2013 03:30 PM, Patrick Dupre wrote:
>>> What does make that when a user pluggin a usb key, it is automatically
>>> mounted with his own rights while there is noting in the fstab?
>>> How can I reproduce it manually?
>> In Xfce, there's a control panel for Removable Drives and Media where
>> you can set this.  I'd presume that Gnome and KDE have something similar.
> I think he's asking what mechanism causes this to happen, rather than
> what GUI options are available to configure it. But maybe not.
I think it's done in udev.

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