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I've added permissions to an external USD HDD to allow users to access the drive over a wifi network. I was having an issue with giving permissions for other users to access the drive. I solved it via this thread (Sharing between ubuntu and mac - argh, help!).

In short, I made a mountpoint and assigned with the drive to the mountpoint using the following terminal command "sudo mount -t vfat -o users,umask=0000 /dev/sdb3 /media/myDrivesNewHome".

This works great but when I restart the machine or unmount the drive, UBuntu creates and reassigns the external drive to a new mountpoint [mountpoint1].

Any suggestions on why this is happening and how I can make it permanent?

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