mount removable devices as normal user
pmount is a wrapper around the standard mount program which permits normal
users to mount removable devices without a matching /etc/fstab entry. This
provides a robust basis for automounting frameworks like GNOME's Utopia
project and confines the amount of code that runs as root to a minimum.
If a LUKS capable cryptsetup package is installed, pmount is able to
transparently mount encrypted volumes.
pmount for Debian
To restrict the ability to mount arbitrary devices to selected
"Desktop" users, the Debian package for pmount restricts the execution
of pmount and pumount to members of the group "plugdev".
So, for every user who should be able to execute pmount, please
execute the following command (as root):
adduser <user> plugdev
(with replacing "<user>" by the respec
pmount - mount arbitrary hotpluggable devices as normal user
pmount [ options ] device
pmount [ options ] device label
pmount --lock [ options ] device pid
pmount --unlock [ options ] device pid
pmount ("policy mount") is a wrapper a
pumount - umou
pmount (0.9.23-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating bash completion, based on a patch by
- fix a security hole (see CVE-2010-2192 for more
information). Upgrading is se
This package was debianized by Martin Pitt <email@example.com> on
Fri, 13 Aug 2004 22:41:29 +0100.
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