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Solving the automount issue

When you are using a lightweight window manager (fluxbox, openbox, jwm…) the first issue you will probably encounter is how to mount an usb drive. Of course the manual way of doing things as a root or a sudo works (meaning: sudo mount /dev/volume_name mountpoint_name) but it can get a bit frustrating to do it every single time when a new usb appears – so here are two ways to make things automatic. Continue reading