I have quite a bit of removable media (flash drives, external hard drives, etc) that I want to adjust auto mount options for. How does one do this? Is there something similar to /etc/fstab?

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    Which desktop environment? – Gilles 'SO- stop being evil' Nov 18 '13 at 21:52
  • There is an open issue about this. Basically it says that setting "global" auto mount options is currently not possible. You need to have root privilege and set /etc/fstab manually (udisks will read it). – Eddy Xiao Oct 25 '19 at 4:42

In order to specify automount options across any DE you can specify this with udisks configuration: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Udisks#Udisks

Something such as:

udisks --mount /dev/sda1 --mount-options options

autofs also works: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Autofs

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    udisks is deprecated, can you please update your answer for udisks2 ? – Edward Torvalds Mar 10 '19 at 6:30

This functionality is now available in udisks2 since version 2.9.0. See the documentation here for how to configure default and allowed mount options.

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