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USERMOUNT(1)									     USERMOUNT(1)

       usermount - A graphical tool to mount, unmount and format filesystems.

       usermount [ options ]

       userformat [ options ] device

       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  filesys-
       tems  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 filesys-
       tem 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.

       This program has no command line options of it's own, but it does take the standard X pro-
       gram  options  like  -display  and  such.   See	the  X(1) man page for some of the common

       /etc/fstab		The system file describing the mountable filesystems.

       mount(8), fdformat(8), mkfs(8), fstab(5) X(1)

       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 partitions.

       Otto Hammersmith <otto@redhat.com>

Red Hat 				  March 13 2007 			     USERMOUNT(1)
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