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Partitions will effectively be prevented from mounting by using the noauto option in their /etc/fstab entry. Example: The following line will hide my ntfs partition /dev/sdb2 from appearing in Nautilus, from mounting with sudo mount -a, or on system boot: UUID=87654321FFFFFFFF /mnt ntfs rw,suid,dev,exec,noauto,users,async 0 0 Now if we need to mount ...


You should add this line to your fstab: /dev/sda3 /Acer ntfs-3g defaults,user,rw,umask=000 0 0


Create new rules file: sudo nano /etc/udev/rules.d/99-eject-virtual-cd.rules Add this rule ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="sr[0-9]*", ATTRS{idVendor}=="1bbb", ATTRS{idProduct}=="af00", RUN+="/bin/sh -c 'eject /dev/%k'" Reload the rules sudo udevadm control -R Replug the phone to check


I'm not entirely sure about why Ubuntu would see one USB versus another other than perhaps file system type or limitations in the guest addition USB handlers. The solution I use is to mount the USB drive (or partition) as an OSX volume and then access it from Ubuntu via VirtualBox. In other words, a bit roundabout compared to mounting the USB drive directly ...

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