Is it possible to mount some devices without being root and without having sudo permissions?
Yes you can do it using
NAME pmount - mount arbitrary hotpluggable devices as normal user pmount <device> [ label ]
pmount /dev/sdb1 flash_drive
This will mount the device
The mount will succeed if all of the following conditions are met:
· device is a block device in /dev/ · device is not in /etc/fstab (if it is, pmount executes mount device as the calling user to handle this transparently). See below for more details. · device is not already mounted according to /etc/mtab and /proc/mounts · if the mount point already exists, there is no device already mounted at it and the directory is empty · device is removable (USB, FireWire, or MMC device, or /sys/block/drive/removable is 1) or whitelisted in /etc/pmount.allow. · device is not locked
To unmount the device, use pumount, like so: