Why do I need root privileges to umount a drive at the command line, but not in Nautilus? How to change that?
When I insert a thumb drive, media card, or USB hard drive, to unmount it via the command line, I need to use: sudo umount /media/the_device But, I can unmount the device in a file manager like ...
I have a 4 Gig USB drive that I'd like to format. I go to the Disk Utility, and try to format it, but it says that the device is busy. (This same error occurs no matter whether I tried to format the ...
I have a SATA hard-drive, formatted as ext4, which is detected by Nautilus each time I boot the computer. I do need to click on it, in Places, to actually mount it. That's okay, I'm happy with ...
Why does umount automatically remove the mount point of a drive that has been mounted with a file manager?
If I mount a drive using the file manager (I'm using PCManFM), the mount point is automatically removed when I run the umount command. However, if I mount by running mkdir and then mount, I have to ...