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Today in 'Latest Ubuntu Karmic fails': USB drives automount with UUID

Nov 17, 2009, 16:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Rosenberg)

"It's another in the now-half-dozen things that have broken in the transition from Jaunty to Karmic. All were fairly easy to fix, but my idea of a successful upgrade isn't having to devote time to restoring basic functionality after an upgrade.

"So where is the "wisdom" in this Karmic fail?

"Well, now that each drive is being automounted and automatically given a unique name that happens to be the same as its UUID, that means I can further automate the backup process without much additional coding."

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