USB stick

Michael Klinosky mpk2 at
Tue Feb 12 22:10:50 UTC 2008

> Sorry if this has been asked before, but I just upgraded to Fedora 7 and
> when I plug in my USB stick I get "Error
> org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied." The Details box says "Not in
> active session". 

I had the same 'problem'. I asked here (apparently no one knew). I 
finally figured it out for myself.

It happens only when I plug it in with X turned off (with Ctrl-Aalt-Fx). 
Just make sure that X is active (thus 'active session'), and it 
shouldn't give that error.

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