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Tag: nautilus

Security: Disable USB Drive mount for Users

If you share your Systems and you want to disable USB Drive connects there is a small solution. By default the gvfs Service handle all automounts and drive scans. On old Linux Systems you could purge the complete gvfsd “Backend” but Ubuntu-Desktop forces some pakets to the default Desktop Package! If you purge it the working Desktop can be destroyed! It’s easier to disable the “USB Drivers” called Modules from load on Start! Cause Rules are “Software” and can FAIL unknown!! Howto? Edit the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf and add: blacklist usb_storage blacklist uas Update initramfs (Kernel Image) update-initramfs -u -k all reboot […]

Ubuntu: Unity Bug Minimize Windows freeze Unity Desktop 15.04

Bug: Minimize Windows freeze Unity Desktop 15.04 Solution: If you use Tweaks to disable or hide the Desktop Icons which are displayed by Nautilus Filemanager Unity is often freezing on maximize or minimize the Windows of Apps like Firefox or Chromium-Browser. This is NO Compiz or Graphic Chip Driver Problem! Its seen on Intel HD, Radeon or Nvidia Graphic on “fresh” Systems! No Log Entry’s are made!! by the System, User must often hard reset the PC or restart Lightdm Login Manager on Console!!

Automount Problem USB HDD Ubuntu Nautilus

Problem: If you use a USB HDD Disk at you Ubuntu PC and Nautilus does not Automount the disk then check the USB-HDD for “Bootable” Flag Solution: open console run #sudo fdisk /dev/sdX (X=USB-Disk) enter p to check if no star is set for “bootable” then enter a (set)and enter w (save) replug the USB-Disk now after some time the USB-Disk must be connected by Nautilus mail me for problems…thanks