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Re: SanDisk USB stick problem

On Wed, 9 Dec 2020 13:35:57 -0500
Celejar <celejar@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Dec 2020 20:39:35 -0800
> David Christensen <dpchrist@holgerdanske.com> wrote:
> ...
> > As you have not stated how you mounted the drive, I will assume
> > that you plugged it in, an icon appeared on the desktop, you
> > interacted with the icon, and the drive was mounted at /media/usb0.
> >  If so, AIUI the various Debian desktops with automounting use
> > FUSE.  The user account running   
> They do? Do you have documentation of this? I can't find anything
> about this in the documentation of, say, Xfce4's thunar-volman:
> https://docs.xfce.org/xfce/thunar/using-removable-media
> > the desktop and automounter will have whatever access controls that
> > are supported by the filesystem and/or by FUSE.  But all other user 
> > accounts, including the root account (!), are denied access to the 
> > filesystem.  This is a security feature of FUSE.  See
> > mount.fuse(8).  

I haven't investigated it thoroughly, but when I have casually checked
what is mounted, I see that any USB sticks plugged in are on fuse. Xfce
on sid, no usbmount, automounting done by systemd, by the way.


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