External hard drive display

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External hard drive display

Postby emilemma on Thu Nov 29, 2012 1:53 pm

just installed mint 14 MATE and have the following problem...

upon signin my two external WD hard drives display msg saying that drive is already mounted and cannot be mounted again...
then the contents of the drives are displayed and I have to close the files b/4 doing anything ....

the same thing happens in Ubuntu 12.10 also...

is this a bug or am I doing something wrong....

do not have this problem in Ubuntu 12.04 or Mint 13...

many thanks for any help.... :D
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Re: External hard drive display

Postby chiefjim on Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:07 am

Try this:

Open Control Center, File Management, Media. Uncheck the box for the line Browse media when inserted.

Works when I have DVD's in the trays when booting up. Hopefully applies to your external hard drives.
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Re: External hard drive display

Postby emilemma on Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:52 pm

i tried that, but it does'nt work...must be something else...

thanks anyway... :D
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