[Wiltshire] CDROM permission in ubuntu.

John Carlyle-Clarke john at wormdrive.net
Thu Feb 17 21:57:56 UTC 2011

On 17/02/11 21:26, John Larkworthy wrote:

> Up until recently one of our systems would simply open a CDROM when it was
> inserted in the drive.
> It does not now - with no apparent changes of configuration - instead a popup
> appears on the desktop showing a stop sign - titled 'Error' - message 'Not
> Authorized' and an OK button to dismiss.
> If I use the file manager and explore 'computer' I can see the disk in the drive
> but it is not mounted. Selecting 'mount' using the right button menu results in
> the above error dialogue appearing.
> Any suggestions?

Hi John-

Is the user a member of the "optical" and "storage" groups?


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