Automounting is the process where mounting and unmounting of certain filesystems is done automatically by a daemon.
Automounting is a service that's typically done my a daemon. Software and/or daemons that provide automounting as a service are classified as automounters.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
- How to automount external USB drives? See these questions: How to automatically mount an USB device on plugin-time on an already running system? and Automounting USB sticks on Debian.