I have made several partitions on my hard disk. One is encrypted (LUKS) and contains my sensitive data. I don't want this partition to be mounted permanently (by automounting it via fstab), only when I (or another user) need(s) it.

Also, I want my partitions to be accessible for normal users through my file-manager Nautilus. This is because several normal users (who do not, and will not use terminal commands such as sudo and mount) are using this system as well, and I want them to be able to access it through the file-manager.

So basically, I want two things: - mount permissions for normal users - mount capability through the file manager Nautilus for normal users.

Is there a way to do that?


Found the answer myself: Allow non-admin users to mount drives via nautilus. I can't really copy and paste the steps described in that post, so please just read that one, and you'll be on your way!

Great! Now my system is perfect and safe!

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    it will be better if you mention steps you followed in your answer – Edward Torvalds Dec 1 '15 at 10:20

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