[Mageia-discuss] Cannot unmount media as user

RICHARD WALKER richard.j.walker at ntlworld.com
Sun Jun 10 11:38:57 CEST 2012

This sounds familiar to me as I had this problem for the first time
while we were testing Cauldron back in January/February.

Could you post the output from running ck-list-sessions ?


On 10/06/2012, Len Lawrence <tarazed25 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mageia 2 fully updated
> GNOME Classic
> This is probably a newbie question....  I am not sure when this started
> to happen but when, as a user, I try to unmount a USB drive via the
> desktop icon I am told that I am not authorized to perform that
> operation.  After browsing bugzilla and the forums it looked like the
> best way to get past this would be to use sudo.  However, editing the
> sudoers file always throws up a syntax error.  I have tried various
> commands based on examples but cannot get any to work.
> e.g.
> ALL /bin/umount NOPASSWD
> %users /bin/umount NOPASSWD
> %users localhost=/bin/umount NOPASSWD
> What is the correct recipe?  RTFM only makes my old brain spin.
> Len

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