How to disable auto mounting on Linux Mint Cinnamon?

I prefer Linux Mint (I am using Cinnamon) not automatically mounting a portable storage such as USB disk or iPhone for me and I would like do the mounting manually if I need it.

The default behavior of Linux Mint is to automatically mount the disks. How to disable this?

The auto mounting on Linux Mint is done by nemo–the Cinnamon File Manager.

You can configure the behavior in nemo: “Edit” –> “Preference” and set the behavior as in the following screenshot as you need.

nemo-auto-mount

Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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