[kde-linux] Unmounting USB Key (not root)
greeneg at phoenuxos.com
Tue Sep 27 15:24:07 UTC 2005
On Tuesday 27 September 2005 10:58 am, James White wrote:
> On September 27, 2005 10:30 am, Gary Greene wrote:
> > On Tuesday 27 September 2005 08:36 am, James White wrote:
> > > On September 27, 2005 08:32 am, Ryan Nisly wrote:
> > > > whats wrong with using the "su" command?
> > > >
> > > > su
> > > > umount /dev/WonderKey1
> > >
> > > If I had a giant cross I would hold it before me to ward off your
> > > evil!!!! Give the root password to the users?!?!!!?
> > > ....where's my stake...I have some evil to kill here.
> > Though you COULD do that same thing with sudo. Just configure it to work
> > only for select commands and to use their password, not root's.
> These are certainly some valid answers. And are, in fact, the way I tend
> to handle it myself.
> But the reason I am using KDE for my clients is that they do not have to
> KNOW how to use the terminal. They don't care and it certainly seems as
> though they cannot learn ;-) (but I love them anyhow).
> So this is why the whole "famd-hald-ivman" thing is so appealing. It is
> 99.8% of the way to a complete no-brainer usb-key plugging in and out
> Now I cannot believe that the developers took it THIS FAR but then forgot
> to make a way to set the permissions to unmount the device.
> It seems far more likely that there is a tiny little setting somewhere that
> I have not yet discovered.
> Otherwise, I'll just write them a script.
This link may be of use then:
Gary L. Greene, Jr.
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