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RE: [K12OSN] ** Automounting **



Hi Tony,

I have a similar problem. I've found a partial solution, but haven't had time to follow through. 

If you check the archives for the last week - 10 days you may find a thread between myself and Stephen Liu discussing this.

Hope this helps,
Bert

On Tuesday, July 16, 2002 11:31 AM, tonyh hale ssd k12 wa us [SMTP:tonyh hale ssd k12 wa us] wrote:
> 
> Our school is putting together Linux workstations running on Dell
> computers and we are working to make our workstation as much like Windows
> as possible to ease student transition.   We're having problems saving to
> a floppy disk from Open Office.  We want students to be able to just stick
> a floppy in  the drive and choose save from the file menu, since this is
> what they are used to.  Having this ability will help greatly to gain
> acceptance for our Linux workstation.  We installed automount which seemed
> like it might sove this problem, but it hasn't really worked for us.
> 
> Does anyone have any suggestions for how we can allow automatic mounting
> and saving of floppies for students from within an application like Open
> Office?
> 
> Thanks,
> Tony
> 
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