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


  1. open console
  2. run
    #sudo fdisk /dev/sdX
  3. enter
    to check
  4. if no star is set for “bootable”
  5. then enter
    (set)and enter
  6. replug the USB-Disk
  7. now after some time the USB-Disk must be connected by Nautilus
  8. mail me for problems…thanks
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