Mounting partitions in Ubuntu or any Linux systems is achievable via two approaches.
The first way is to mount the partitions from
root user which usually the partitions are pointed to
/mnt/. This is more or less a classical method with systemwide effect.
The second approach which is the topic of this post is to add the partitions per-user without root access. The mechanism works in quite the same way with what
Nautilus uses to mount partitions and external storages flawlessly with one click, means mounting partitions to
However, the story is slightly different when using only command line. In that scenario, partitions and external disks should be mounted manually via a tool called
To mount a partition regardless of its filesystem, use a command similar to the examples,
$ udisksctl mount --block-device /dev/sda5 #A partition location on device directory
$ udisksctl mount --block-device /dev/sda3
By contrast of classic
mount command, there is no need to specify mounting point as
/media/[USER]/[partition name/UUID] as default mounting path.
To unmount a partition use a command similar to below,
$ udisksctl mount --block-device /dev/sda5