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I am using archivemount to mount one of several tar.bz files in Ubuntu. It works very nicely for me.

I mount and umount frequently (I'm in a testing phase). I want a solution that will allow me to umount without typing in my password. Here's my current script:

ARCHIVE=$(zenity --file-selection --filename=/share/);
archivemount $ARCHIVE /media/Archive/
echo "when finished use: sudo umount /media/Archive/"

My goal is to simply be able to umount quickly and easily without typing my password. I understand that adding an fstab entry will do the trick, but I cannot find the correct format for the fstab entry when using archivemount.

Other solutions approaches are welcome.

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Looks like archivemount is a fuse-based system, try fusermount -u /media/Archive. –  Kevin Jun 21 '13 at 21:24
that works. Thanks! –  MountainX Jun 21 '13 at 22:26

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archivemount is a fuse-based system (like sshfs, among others), so you can unmount it as a regular user (at least the one who mounted it) using

fusermount -u /media/Archive
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