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Non-Root User USB Drive Mount Solution

posted May 13, 2011, 1:00 PM by Dong Xu   [ updated May 13, 2011, 1:15 PM ]

That program controlls the permissions that include mounting usb drives. You will need to set them because the program needs the root password.

go to org->freedesktop->hal->storage

you will need to modify to "yes" for all implicit authorizations.
* Mount file systems from removable drives
* Eject removable media

For each one click on it and hit edit. For all three drop down lists set to "yes"