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automatically mount and unmount USB mass storage devices

This package automatically mounts USB mass storage devices (typically USB pens) when they are plugged in, and unmounts them when they are removed. The mountpoints (/media/usb[0-7] by default), filesystem types to consider, and mount options are configurable. When multiple devices are plugged in, the first available mountpoint is automatically selected. If the device provides a model name, a symbolic link /var/run/usbmount/MODELNAME pointing to the mountpoint is automatically created.

The script that does the mounting is called by the udev daemon. Therefore, USBmount requires a 2.6 (or newer) Linux kernel.

Firewire devices are also supported by USBmount.

USBmount is intended as a lightweight solution which is independent of a desktop environment. Users which would like an icon to appear when an USB device is plugged in should use the pmount and hal packages instead.

Package version:0.0.21


usbmount (0.0.17) unstable; urgency=low

  Starting with version 0.0.17, usbmount *WILL* recognize and automount
  devices with the vfat filesystem, as those are supported by the Linux
  kernel with the "sync" mount option since Linux 2.6.12. [0]

  Users should be aware that independently of the filesystem used by
  the mass storage device, *ANY* filesystem that resides in flash
  memory will bec


usbmount (0.0.21) unstable; urgency=low

  * [e499931] Add better documentation to the configuration file.
  * [0884ff6] Transition from cdbs to dh(7).
  * [ce9dc83] Make mounting by UUID more robust. Thanks to Jidanni.
    Closes: #587066.
  * [e57343e] Make some log messages slightly more descriptive
  * [b5549ec] Document better the situation with FUSE filesystems.
    Closes: #587311.
  * [065


Author: Martin Dickopp <>
Upstream-Name: usbmount
Upstream-Maintainer: Rogério Brito <>
Download: git://

Files: *
Copyright: © 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Martin Dickopp <>
Copyright: © 2008, 2009 Rogério Brito <>
License: BSD-2

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