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Re: external USB hard drive mount permissions

On 9/2/17, 6:01 AM, Eduardo M KALINOWSKI wrote:
On 02-09-2017 09:29, Federico Beffa wrote:
I'm using Debian Stretch with Gnome. When I plug-in an external USB
hard drive (ext4) it gets automatically mounted at /media/beffa/label.

but the device is still only writable by root.

How can I tell the system to make it writable for the user owning the
Gnome session

You might also consider adding an FSTAB entry, using a "LABEL=" drive-ID, to map it to a mount point of your own choosing.

That's what I ended up doing.