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Does anyone know of a way to make it so that A: any user can mount a device, IE a ntfs harddrive and B: Anyone can read that mounted directory ...
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    Does anyone know of a way to make it so that
    A: any user can mount a device, IE a ntfs harddrive
    and B: Anyone can read that mounted directory
    i did #man mount
    and it gave me some stuff about how to put a flag in my fstab to make it so any user can mount it and it didnt work, so, any help would be greatly appreciated

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    Can you post your /etc/fstab and point out the partition that you want anyone to be able to mount?

    *edit* Actually did you add user to the <opts> column? If that's what you did, then post the /etc/fstab...if not, try it.
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    Code:
    dev/hdb1        /                reiserfs    defaults         1   1
    /dev/cdrom       /mnt/cdrom       iso9660     noauto,owner,ro  0   0
    /dev/fd0         /mnt/floppy      auto        noauto,owner     0   0
    devpts           /dev/pts         devpts      gid=5,mode=620   0   0
    proc             /proc            proc        defaults         0   0
    /dev/hda1        /home/wrayth/Windoze  ntfs  ro,user,noauto,unhide 1   0
    /dev/hda1 is the one I want anyone to be able to mount/read

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    What is the error you get when you try to mount as a user? And can you mount the drive as root?
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