When I was studying the manual page for command pmount I read the following:
pmount ("policy mount") is a wrapper around the standard mount program which permits normal users to mount removable devices.
And when I used
pmount /dev/sdc1 (without sudo) as a normal user, it created a folder named
/media/sdc1 folder, while the permissions for the system's
/media folder are
drwxr-xr-x and it is owned by
root. This means that a normal user (currently, me) cannot create files and folders in
Doesn't this contradict the rules of permissions and ownership in Linux?
Another question is that while
mount requires superuser permissions, and
mount internally, how is it possible to use