I do not have permission to Mount CDROM

Asked by Nolan on 2008-10-28

I have to keep mounting my CDROM manually because I don't have permission to mount it. I included my self in "root".

Here is my FSTAB:

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# /dev/sdb6
UUID=6d57990e-55d4-4d5a-971e-69fe2b669818 / ext3 relatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
# /dev/sdb7
UUID=0ce72062-650c-4efd-bd73-81d794c0703e none swap sw 0 0
/dev/scd1 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom1 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0

/dev/fd0 /media/floppy0 auto rw,user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0

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Wyatt Smith
Solved:
2008-11-04
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2008-11-04
Last reply:
2008-10-29
Vikram Dhillon (dhillon-v10) said : #1

go to system - administration and check you settings/previledges in there. You might be able to fix it by changing your preferences
Hope that helps,
Vikram

Nolan (nolanzoe) said : #2

Vikram,

That was the first thing I did. I think the fstab has to be modified???

    Yours Truly
    Nolan Phillips

--- On Tue, 10/28/08, Vikram <email address hidden> wrote:
From: Vikram <email address hidden>
Subject: Re: [Question #49288]: I do not have permission to Mount CDROM
To: <email address hidden>
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 9:42 AM

Your question #49288 on Ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/49288

    Status: Open => Answered

Vikram proposed the following answer:
go to system - administration and check you settings/previledges in there. You
might be able to fix it by changing your preferences
Hope that helps,
Vikram

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Wyatt Smith (wyatt-smith) said : #3

I recommend that you not let users be part of the group root. Also recheck System-> Administrations-> Users and Groups.

Select unlock and enter your password. Next select your username and hit the properties button. Then go to the User Privileges tab. Make sure these items are ticked:

Access external storage devices automatically
Use CD-ROM Drives

Your entry in /etc/fstab looks fine.

Hope this helps

Nolan (nolanzoe) said : #4

Wyatt,

"Unlock" is shaded out. My username has those privileges already

I recommend that you not let users be part of the group root.  Also
recheck System-> Administrations-> Users and Groups.

Select unlock and enter your password.  Next select your username and
hit the properties button.  Then go to the User Privileges tab.  Make
sure these items are ticked:

    Yours Truly
    Nolan Phillips

--- On Tue, 10/28/08, Wyatt Smith <email address hidden> wrote:
From: Wyatt Smith <email address hidden>
Subject: Re: [Question #49288]: I do not have permission to Mount CDROM
To: <email address hidden>
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 1:08 PM

Your question #49288 on Ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/49288

    Status: Open => Answered

Wyatt Smith proposed the following answer:
I recommend that you not let users be part of the group root. Also
recheck System-> Administrations-> Users and Groups.

Select unlock and enter your password. Next select your username and
hit the properties button. Then go to the User Privileges tab. Make
sure these items are ticked:

Access external storage devices automatically
Use CD-ROM Drives

Your entry in /etc/fstab looks fine.

Hope this helps

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Best Wyatt Smith (wyatt-smith) said : #5

With both CD-ROMs unmounted, open a terminal and type this command

sudo mount -a

This is will mount all filesystems mentioned in fstab.

Please tell....if there are any errors.

Nolan (nolanzoe) said : #6

I'm sorry I am away and have not had time to test it. I will get back to you next week.

Can you list some of the most useful Linux commands???  I used to be a Novell Adminstrator and am familiar with DOS. The Unix help files are very convuluted and the tutorials are very long winded.

Yours Truly

 Nolan Phillips

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From: Wyatt Smith <email address hidden>
To: <email address hidden>
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 12:41:31 AM
Subject: Re: [Question #49288]: I do not have permission to Mount CDROM

Your question #49288 on util-linux in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/util-linux/+question/49288

    Status: Open => Answered

Wyatt Smith proposed the following answer:
With both CD-ROMs unmounted, open a terminal and type this command

sudo mount -a

This is will mount all filesystems mentioned in fstab.

Please tell....if there are any errors.

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Nolan (nolanzoe) said : #7

That works!!!!!!!! Thanks.

What grphics program do you recommend that can crop digital photo's???

Yours Truly

 Nolan Phillips

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From: Wyatt Smith <email address hidden>
To: <email address hidden>
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 12:41:31 AM
Subject: Re: [Question #49288]: I do not have permission to Mount CDROM

Your question #49288 on util-linux in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/util-linux/+question/49288

    Status: Open => Answered

Wyatt Smith proposed the following answer:
With both CD-ROMs unmounted, open a terminal and type this command

sudo mount -a

This is will mount all filesystems mentioned in fstab.

Please tell....if there are any errors.

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Nolan (nolanzoe) said : #8

This solved the problem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!