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USERMOUNT(1)						      General Commands Manual						      USERMOUNT(1)

usermount - A graphical tool to mount, unmount and format filesystems. SYNOPSIS
usermount [ options ] userformat [ options ] device DESCRIPTION
usermount is a graphical tool to allow users to easily manage removable media, such as floppy disks or zip disks. When the tool starts up, it scans /etc/fstab for all filesystems that have been configured to allow users to mount and unmount them. The filesystem can be mounted or unmounted by pressing the toggle button labeled Mount. Also, if the user has the appropriate permissions for the device, the Format button will be active. This allows the user to format disks using fdformat and create a new filesystem of the type listed (using mkfs with the appropriate option). Naturally, the user will be prompted for confirmation before actually destroying data on the device. Note that if a device is already mounted, the format button is inactive for all entries that share the same device. When run as root, usermount displays all of the entries in /etc/fstab rather than just the ones with the user option. Invoking userformat device allows formatting device, as if by selecting device in the userformat window, and by clicking the Format button. OPTIONS
This program has no command line options of it's own, but it does take the standard X program options like -display and such. See the X(1) man page for some of the common options. FILES
/etc/fstab The system file describing the mountable filesystems. SEE ALSO
mount(8), fdformat(8), mkfs(8), fstab(5) X(1) BUGS
Mount entries with a filesystem type of iso9660 are outright considered CD-ROMs and the format button is always disabled. Mount entries for swap files or partitions are also ignored. A nice feature might be to allow root to turn swap on and off for swap parti- tions. AUTHOR
Otto Hammersmith <> Red Hat March 13 2007 USERMOUNT(1)

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UMOUNT(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 						 UMOUNT(8)

umount -- unmount filesystems SYNOPSIS
umount [-fv] special | node umount -a | -A [-fv] [-h host] [-t type] DESCRIPTION
The umount command calls the unmount(2) system call to remove a special device or the remote node (rhost:path) from the filesystem tree at the point node. If either special or node are not provided, the appropriate information is taken from the list of filesystems provided by getfsent(3). The options are as follows: -a All the filesystems described via getfsent(3) are unmounted. -A All the currently mounted filesystems except the root are unmounted. -f The filesystem is forcibly unmounted. Active special devices continue to work, but all other files return errors if further accesses are attempted. The root filesystem cannot be forcibly unmounted. -h host Only filesystems mounted from the specified host will be unmounted. This option implies the -A option and, unless otherwise speci- fied with the -t option, will only unmount NFS filesystems. -t type Is used to indicate the actions should only be taken on filesystems of the specified type. More than one type may be specified in a comma separated list. The list of filesystem types can be prefixed with ``no'' to specify the filesystem types for which action should not be taken. For example, the umount command: umount -A -t nfs,hfs umounts all currently-mounted filesystems of the type NFS and HFS. (The -a option only unmounts entries in the /etc/fstab list.) -v Verbose, additional information is printed out as each filesystem is unmounted. NOTES
Due to the complex and interwoven nature of Mac OS X, umount may fail often. It is recommended that diskutil(1) (as in, ``diskutil unmount /mnt'') be used instead. SEE ALSO
unmount(2), getfsent(3), mount(8), diskutil(1) HISTORY
A umount command appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX. 4th Berkeley Distribution May 8, 1995 4th Berkeley Distribution

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