[Mageia-discuss] mounting removeable media on Mageia 2 Gnome 2?

Doug Laidlaw laidlaws at hotkey.net.au
Mon May 28 16:06:11 CEST 2012

On Mon, 28 May 2012 23:28:15 +1000
blind Pete <0123peter at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, 
> After installing Mageia 2 on an old computer that apparently does 
> not have the necessary resources for Gnome 3 it has fallen back to 
> Gnome 2, that is fine by me.  
> How do you mount removable media on such a desktop?  It tells me 
> that I am "Not authorized to perform operation."  How do you 
> configure it?  

In those circumstances, I open a terminal and do a standard "sudo
mount" command.

I am currently running Xfce, which is Gnome-based.  It has all
removable media as desktop icons, with a right-click menu that lets you
mount or unmount.  But there must be a more satisfactory answer.


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