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USB failed to mount
« on: August 18, 2020, 04:15:24 PM »
 

JKey

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hi everybody,
a little problem with the potential to grow. I am away from home for some time and brought my little laptop with lite 5 installed. It is an HP laptop with only a 32gig ssd so I use USBs for storage and work. It was fine until I just came back and get the message;

failed to mount " WORK"
Not authorized to perform operation (polkit authority not available and caller is not uid 0)

when I tried to open the stick.
Today there was an update which needed a reboot and I used Stacer, that`s it. Can somebody please advise?
 


Re: USB failed to mount
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2020, 07:23:19 AM »
 

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now I feel stupid ,)) logged on this morning and it works, I really did try it a lot yesterday, my little PC obviously needed a good nights sleep!
 


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