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I'm using ubuntu 12.04 and it auto mounts all partitions (windows partions as well as usb )automatically in under /media. I have not done anything in fstab file. How can I see the mount options (like ro.rw) used for this drives?

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In Ubuntu, automounter is managed by package autofs. It has a master configuration file /etc/auto.master, which lists the protocol specific configuration files. For Windows-mounts, you probably have a file /etc/auto.smb or /etc/auto.cifs specifying the used mount options. USB-mounts are most likely managed in /etc/auto.misc.

Additionally you can see the used mount options per device by issuing sudo mount when the mount is active.

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i don't have any of the file you have mentioned.. –  Guruji Jan 15 '13 at 11:43
Ah, so you are probably using Desktop Ubuntu, aren't you. Unfortunately I do not have mush knowledge on that. You may have better luck on SuperUser-side. Some details can be found here. –  grassroot Jan 15 '13 at 12:34
yes,it is desktop version..anyway thank you for the help..it definitely gave me some ideas..thank you –  Guruji Jan 15 '13 at 12:53

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