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    [ubuntu] USB drives will only mount once.

    Ubuntu 10.4 stopped mounting external drives, and thumb drives when attached to the USB port on my IBM Think Centre. I tried everything discussed in the "trouble shooting USB" in Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting - Where do I go from here?

    Automount loads a Flash or USB drive only once after a fresh install of 10.04. I get the same result using a live CD. (even with 12.04.) Once it has been unmounted the drive will not mount again. By...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    More to report. After several reinstalls of 10.04 today with and without updating I have discovered the following--The usb automounts once. After manually unmounting, it will not auto-mount even...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    I was unable to backup to external hard drive because my usb drives won't mount (my original problem) so I added a partition to my HDD with Gparted and backed up onto it. With a fresh install my USB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    Is it possible to reinstall ubuntu without overwriting the home folder?

    Perhaps the solution will be to reinstall Ubuntu but without the use of external usb h.d, I won't be able to back up my home...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    Thanks for your input. I did as you suggested and checked that the change was made. ( the USB not mounting though)
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    I saved reports suggested in troubleshooting mount devices. The are not helpful to me. Would someone more knowledgeable take a look at them for me.
    Thanks.

    [sudo] password for robert:

    Disk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    I did disable the adrive in the bios to no effect. My system has a working floppy so that's not the problem. Would reinstalling the kernel help?
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    Thanks. Hal is installed, floppy drive is present. I un-installed "usbmount" (pmount is installed) and I reversed that process. The usb icon dose not show up in places/computer or on the desk top or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    Thanks for your help. The floppy is no longer showing in Disk Utility, but neither is the USB. I guess the floppy was not the problem. (This machine still has one.)

    P.S. I had not rebooted when I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    Both commands are marked "true".
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    Software Centre says it is installed.
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB not automounting

    I see no reference to "usbmount" in Apps/nautilus/preferences, only "media" and automount is checked.
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    [ubuntu] USB not automounting

    The documentation says to run "dconf-editor" in terminal to set-up automounting, but the command dose not exist according to Terminal. I have 10.4 installed . The system recognizes all the usb ports...
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    [ubuntu] Re: usb drive not recognized

    "Configuring Automounting

    To enable or disable automount open a terminal and type dconf-editor followed by the [Enter] key. "


    This is what the documentation suggests and this is what I get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: usb drive not recognized

    robert@robert-desktop:~$ dmesg | grep -i usb
    [ 0.407688] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbfs
    [ 0.407714] usbcore: registered new interface driver hub
    [ 0.407761] usbcore:...
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    [ubuntu] usb drive not recognized

    Usb Flash drives and external hard drives are not seen by the disk utility in Ubuntu 10.04. The system will boot to usb on start-up and widows xp recognizes it ( dual boot windows/Ubuntu ), but usb...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Black screen after bootup of new 12.04 install

    Thanks for the suggestion. System still booting to black screen. The forum seems to indicate nvidia cards not liking Ub 12.04. Maybe I should stay with 10.04 a little longer.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Black screen after bootup of new 12.04 install

    I have reinstalled 12.04 but can not select "nomodeset" at f6 because no menu is presented at f6. Driver is nvidia. If I boot from a live cd it works. I have tried the workaround at the forum link...
  20. [ubuntu] Black screen after bootup of new 12.04 install

    I tried a fresh install of 12.04 on my compac presario f700 laptop this afternoon. After boot up it went to a black screen. It took 3 tries to install 64 bit version (kept freezing up). I finally...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot follow links retreived by Google search

    Thanx to duke.tim and bluexrider for the help.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot follow links retreived by Google search

    :KSI just got back to the computer and tried right click "open in new window".
    Voila-- it works.
  23. [SOLVED] Cannot follow links retreived by Google search

    I installed Super OS 10.04 LTS (Ubuntu10.04) on my daughters computer. Auto eth0 is active, both Firefox and Chrome will search and return headings, but neither will go to the web sites listed. Gmail...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gparted won't increase partition size.

    Thanks all for your input. I am running gparted from a live gparted cd. I have relocated the linux swap file to the end. The unalocated partition is enclosed in a blue box, the ubuntu partition is...
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    [ubuntu] Gparted won't increase partition size.

    I copied 10.4 from a 20gig hd. onto an 80 gig hd with Clonezilla and now I can't get Gparted to expand the partition to include the 50 gig that is unallocated. Obviously I cloned the drive...
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