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I had a similar issue at first, but it was just because my laptop PC was in a docking station and I was plugging the Seagate drive into one of the laptop's usb ports. When I plugged it in to a usb port on the docking station, it showed up in ubuntu 13.04's launcher bar with no problem, mounted on /media/username/Seagate\ Backup\ Plus\ Drive/ My guess is ...
The following may work: Run dbus-monitor before you mount the USB and see what events it generates when the USB is mounted. Then do something like this How do I run a script on a dbus signal?
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