[SOLVED] Authentication Required fails

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[SOLVED] Authentication Required fails

Postby vmclark » 2017-06-29 05:53

http://imgur.com/a/GjcuK
For some reason attachments doesn't work. cant add the image.
here's what itt sorta looks like
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Authentication Required

Authentication is required to mount WDC
WD10EZEX-1234 (/dev/sda6)

Administrator

Password:_____

Sorry, that didn't work. Please try again
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i tried pam.d in /etc. nothing there. my password works for sudo .
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Re: Authentication Required fails

Postby Dai_trying » 2017-06-29 07:28

It looks like you will need to enter the root password, although I cannot guess exactly what you are doing because you do not say. If you are issuing a command in a terminal try using sudo (as you said that does work).
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Re: Authentication Required fails

Postby Lysander » 2017-06-29 10:25

Are you trying to mount a secondary drive through Nautilus/Files?
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Re: Authentication Required fails

Postby vmclark » 2017-06-29 13:07

Lysander wrote:Are you trying to mount a secondary drive through Nautilus/Files?

yes.

i'm thinking its polkit trouble, but can't find any related info.
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[SOLVED]: Authentication Required fails

Postby vmclark » 2017-06-30 05:22

group was missing sudo.
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