Pmount

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Download Source: http://alioth.debian.org/frs/download.php/2247/pmount-0.9.17.tar.gz

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Introduction to Pmount

pmount is a wrapper around the standard mount program which permits normal users to mount removable devices without a matching /etc/fstab entry.

Project Homepage: http://pmount.alioth.debian.org/

Dependencies

Required

Recommended

Configuration Information

--enable-hal: build pmount-hal frontend.

Non-Multilib

Compile the package:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

Install the package:

make install

Multilib

This package does not provide any libraries so only one installation is required.

32Bit

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILD32}" ./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

Install the package:

make install

N32

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILDN32}" ./configure --prefix=/usr \
    --libdir=/usr/lib32 &&
make

Install the package:

make install

64Bit

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILD64}" ./configure --prefix=/usr \
    --libdir=/usr/lib64 &&
make

Install the package:

make install

Configuring

Add a list of devices to /etc/pmount.allow that non-root users can mount.

echo /media/cdrom >> /etc/pmount.allow &&
echo /media/dvd >> /etc/pmount.allow &&
echo /media/thumbdrive >> /etc/pmount.allow

Contents

Installed Directories: None
Installed Programs: pmount
Installed Libraries: None

Short Descriptions

pmount is a utility to allow non-root users to mount volumes not listed in /etc/fstab.
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