There are lots of ways to disable pendrive automount. I used one, but regreted, forgot which one and now need to reenable pendrive automount. It may have been a changed setting after pressing a button while booting Ubuntu or a deleted folder named something20090101 or 01012009something or whatever as long as it's a word and a date... If I don't want pendrive viruses, it's disable autorun, but keep automount enabled, right? blush
I reinstalled mount, installed autofs5 and run 'automount /dev/sdb1 /media/KINGSTON'.
It knows when I plug a pendrive in my computer (it adds a KINGSTON folder to Places -> Computer), but doesn't mount nor add a desktop icon. It knows when I unplug a pendrive in my computer (it removes the KINGSTON folder from Places -> Computer), unmounts and removes the desktop icon.
Autounmounting is fine. Automount isn't.