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Re: [opensuse] Mounting removable media into fixed mount points?
On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 9:37 AM, Mikhail Ramendik <mr@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

OpenSUSE Leap with KDE mounts removable media into unique paths like

This is good when one wants to use a GUI, but not great for accesing a
CD/DVD or USB flash drive using a command line.

Is there a way to also mount them, as aliases, into fixed mount
points, such as /media/dvd or /media/flash?

The only way known to me is to add these devices to /etc/fstab (be
sure to have noauto,nofail then). You will need to authenticate mount
as root (or change polkit configuration). You could also consider
using autofs on these devices.
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