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by swangle
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Mounts not accessible until clicked in Computer
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Mounts not accessible until clicked in Computer

Ah I get it now. However, with Cinnamon it does not say "Automatic mount options", it says: "User session defaults", but I saw how the GUI changed after I manually added it to fstab so I realized how it works now.

Many thanks!
by swangle
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Mounts not accessible until clicked in Computer
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Mounts not accessible until clicked in Computer

Oh snap - I have just learnt about /etc/fstab
Adding the partitions in there fixed the issue.

However, I find it misleading that there is an option in the "Disks" utility that has an option to "Auto mount at startup".

Happy days :mrgreen:

p.s. How do you mark the topic as "Solved"?
by swangle
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Mounts not accessible until clicked in Computer
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Mounts not accessible until clicked in Computer

I have a peculiar situation. I have some additional internal drives. All mounted since OS install with "Auto mount at startup" enabled. Any links or applications using the partitions (e.g. steam) fails to see the mounts until I have clicked or accessed it in "Computer" ui or navigating to it directl...
by swangle
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Fresh install with additional NTFS drives
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Fresh install with additional NTFS drives

Do you want to single-boot LM or dual-boot LM alongside Windows on Drive0.? I was contemplating dual booting, but realised I have a gaming(work) laptop, so no need for dual boot as I still have a windows machine. UEFI (asus prime z370-A): 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS. Sounds good - I started mak...
by swangle
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Fresh install with additional NTFS drives
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Fresh install with additional NTFS drives

Hello all, I have been using Mint (among some other distros) on a VM for some time, but have decided to go all-in :mrgreen: (installing mint as my host OS) I currently have these drives: 0: OS (Windows) 1: NTFS data 2: NTFS games 3: NTFS stuff I am fine with cleaning drive 0 and installing mint on i...

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