[CentOS] UDEV rule allow users to unmount USB stick
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Tue Dec 23 10:55:00 UTC 2008
On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 8:46 PM, MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 4:19 PM, Philip Manuel <phil at zomojo.com> wrote:
>> I'm trying to understand why a normal user is not allowed to unmount
>> their USB stick? I think it is most likely a udev rule. does anyone know ?
> If I understand this correctly, it's a mount/umount rule - normal
> users cannot run root commands. They are written to disallow normal
> users from performing root tasks.
> However, if you are using gnome, you can use the gnome-umount command
> (which is the equivalent of right-clicking the icon and selecting
> "Unmount"). I suspect there is a similar analogue in KDE.
Good explanation Mark. I use GNOME and I have zero problems with this. Lanny
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