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How can I use HAL in recent versions of Ubuntu?

I've found that HAL seems to be the only way to generate events when a CD/DVD/Blu-ray is inserted (if you know of a better way, please reply to this question), so I'm trying to get HAL running on my ...
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Do something when CD/DVD/Blu-Ray inserted [closed]

I have a headless 10.04 server with a BD drive. I'd like to be able to insert a blu-ray or dvd into the drive and have the server immediately begin ripping it with makeMKV/Handbrake. Basically, I need ...
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Start autofs on boot

I have autofs all setup, and it correctly mounts my shared directories. However, right now, I have to manually run sudo upstart autofs start after every boot, before the automounting actually works. ...
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Which usb_modeswitch.d file do I need to use?

How do I configure usb_modeswitch on Ubuntu 10.04? When the device is pluged in lsusb gives: oshirowanen@laptop:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 19d2:0103 ONDA Communication S.p.A. When I eject ...
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Disable auto-mount for particular partitions on USB drives

I have a big USB disk with 3 partitions: one for backup and two other bootable ones for installing and testing new distros. I want the backup partition automounted on boot. But I don't want the two ...
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Default mount options on auto-mounted NTFS partitions (how to add `noexec` and `fmask=0111`?) [closed]

I use auto-mounting of external USB devices, and it works as expected, except that NTFS partitions are mounted with executability flag on. For example: /dev/sdb1 on /media/Elements type fuseblk ...
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How to turn off automount in Ubuntu Server 10.04

I have an external USB HDD IDE enclosure that I use to back up and then wipe old hard drives. My questions is: How do I prevent Ubuntu Server from auto mounting these drives? Most of the ...