When I insert the DVD into my drive i see it mounts, but i can not access it unless i am root.
Doing ls -l on the mount i get no access permissions:

$ pwd

$ ls -l
d--------- 4 haimov haimov 136 2011-05-06 05:22 UDF Volume

What can be the problem?


In the file /etc/fstab on the line concerning the DVD/CD drive, in the forth space separated column, does it have the word 'user' or 'users'? This may be part of a comma separated list. Mine says:

/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0

Also, are you logged in as a NON-root user at the GUI, before putting the disc in?

Note: 'user' and 'users' have some important differences, 'user', singular, is the one you want if you have any doubts.

  • Why do you have your DVD Drive in fstab? – MestreLion Jun 15 '11 at 23:49

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