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I installed fedora 12 xfce

and when i run Gigolo to mount windows partitions i get Authentication is required.

In fedora 11 xfce there was a tool that change the system permission to allow any

user to mount any partition,but i cant find it in fedora 12.

please help me how to fix this problem and set all the permission needed for any other application.

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belongs to – RageZ Dec 8 '09 at 8:43
Sorry i think that this is not the correct place for my question. – ibrahimovich Dec 8 '09 at 8:44
This problem is also occuring in xubuntu 9.10, perhaps other systems as well. – pcapademic Jan 4 '10 at 2:03
im sorry i couldn't stop laughing when i saw the title of this question. – AlanTuring Oct 6 '12 at 1:30

After reading from the Gigolo Help (, trying to install the gnome-mount wrapper script for exo-mount, trying gnome-mount utility with apt-get, trying to update my ~/.local/share/applications/defaults.list, trying to add my user account to the fuse group, and trying various combinations of the above elements, I finally found something that worked.

I installed and ran ntfs-config. On my Xubuntu 9.10 installation, I achieved this with the following commands:

$ sudo apt-get install ntfs-config $ gksudo ntfs-config

So far, it is working. I'm not sure what ntfs-config does, but unfortunately I don't have the time right now to find out. I would welcome additional info about the utility.

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