Make USB Pendrive/storage device write protected


Answer: 1

31 hours ago

I would like to enable the write protection to all pendrives connceted to my ubuntu 18.04 laptop.I tired



  1. chmod 444 /media/

none of the above method works for me .

let me know the solution to make all pendrives connected to my system will be write protected .

With above commands it working for one time , if I remove and reconnect again then its not working . I need to give command again.

Thank you .

Added by: Mr. Finn Wisozk

Answer: 2

24 hours ago

If you always use mount to mount USB and never a GUI explorer you can mount using :

sudo mount -o ro,noload /dev/xxx /media/xxx


Added by: Kyla Shanahan

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