Mounting ext USB drive, ubuntu, allowing write by all users

By | 30/08/2013

Check what the drive’s dev info is

Find internal drive


/dev/sda1       73417976   4646172  65042296   7% /

It’s usually the one after this, so in this case internal was /dev/sda1, ext was /dev/sdb1

First find the UUID

sudo blkid

/dev/sda1: UUID=”b6b2b6c0-f65f-421c-befb-1036c7cd147c” TYPE=”ext4″
/dev/sda5: UUID=”93d0646f-e7fe-4f8d-aa07-ec597d893331″ TYPE=”swap”
****/dev/sdb1: LABEL=”rickext” UUID=”3E86D98A86D94357″ TYPE=”ntfs” ****

Edit fstab (/etc/fstab)

sudo vi /etc/fstab

#attempt to automount ricks usb drive
UUID=3E86D98A86D94357 /media/rickext ntfs rw,auto,user,fmask=0022,dmask=0000,exec

Then load mounts

sudo mount -a

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