How to Configure Gnome Automount
This is especially applicable for configuring a USB flash drives to be auto-mounted.
If the file system you wish to automount is NTFS, first complete the "Installing required packages" section of How to Mount an NTFS Filesystem
Gnome automount does not work if the filesystem you wish to automount has an entry in /etc/fstab.
To configure gnome automount complete the following:
- yum install gconf-editor
- In gnome, go to Applications/System Tools/Configuration Editor
- In the graphical editor, in the left window, go to system/storage/default_options/
- Select the file system of the device you want to automount
- In the right window, double click on "mount_options"
- Add, remove, and/or edit mount options as desired (e.g. umask=[desired value], uid=[desired value], gid=[desired value], etc.).
This page created by Michael Convey