[clug] Kubuntu startup

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 05:26:02 MDT 2011

On 01/09/11 17:29, Keith Sayers wrote:
> On Thursday 01 September 2011 Brett Worth asked :

> 	No - but now I look at it that is a lengthy list in which some entries are to
> destinations which will never be used again and some are duplicated - is there any risk in
> deleting those?

No (risk).

>> What is the file system on your data drive?
> 	fat32
>> Is it a single partition?
> 	Yes
>> Does the drive have a label?
> 	Yes - EASTON

On that basis I'd go with the /etc/fstab suggestion (if I were you) - 
that will make it easier to set proper mount settings.

> 	In case it is relevant, the Display option in System Settings is set to 'Removable
> devices only' - but alternatives are 'Non-removable devices only' and 'All devices'

If you use Device Notifier (SOLID) then Removable is 'probably' your 
best bet - then your system won't complain if the device isn't there. 
You can achieve the same thing in fstab by mounting with the exec group.

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