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Error KIO Client - Can't mount USB drives

Hi Support. I love the look & feel of Netrunner 21.20…decided to take it for a spin as a prettier MX-Linux KDE.

Unfortunately, this new installation on my ThinkPad T480 is not reading any USB sticks. I keep getting this annoying message:

> Error KIO Client - Unable to run the command specified. The file or folder /media/batman/CANON does not exist.

Everything runs fine under MX which is pretty much using the same version of KDE 5.14. I’m totally clueless on what to do & the Google responses are vague. Any ideas? Is this a KDE or a SystemD issue?

Otherwise, I’m simply going to have to put of hopes of making this Netrunner release my daily driver until I can figure out what’s going on. Such a shame for such a beautiful & functional distro.


$ inxi -F
System:    Host: t480 Kernel: 5.10.0-0.bpo.5-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.14.5 Distro: Netrunner 21.01 (XOXO) 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 20L5000PUE v: ThinkPad T480 serial: <root required> 
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 20L5000PUE v: SDK0J40697 WIN serial: <root required> UEFI: LENOVO v: N24ET56W (1.31 ) 
           date: 02/19/2020 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 17.8 Wh condition: 17.8/23.9 Wh (74%) 
           ID-2: BAT1 charge: 21.1 Wh condition: 21.1/24.0 Wh (88%) 
CPU:       Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-8550U bits: 64 type: MT MCP L2 cache: 8192 KiB 
           Speed: 800 MHz min/max: 400/4000 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 800 2: 800 3: 800 4: 800 5: 800 6: 801 7: 800 8: 800 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel UHD Graphics 620 driver: i915 v: kernel 
           Device-2: NVIDIA GP108M [GeForce MX150] driver: nouveau v: kernel 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.4 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Kabylake GT2) v: 4.5 Mesa 18.3.6 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.10.0-0.bpo.5-amd64 
Network:   Device-1: Intel Ethernet I219-V driver: e1000e 
           IF: enp0s31f6 state: down mac: 8c:16:45:9c:fc:c0 
           Device-2: Intel Wireless 8265 / 8275 driver: iwlwifi 
           IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: 14:4f:8a:de:8e:66 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 298.10 GiB used: 14.25 GiB (4.8%) 
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 model: LENSE30256GMSP34MEAT3TA size: 238.47 GiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sda type: USB vendor: Generic model: SD MMC size: 59.62 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 21.02 GiB used: 10.10 GiB (48.0%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 
           ID-2: /home size: 39.16 GiB used: 4.15 GiB (10.6%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3 
           ID-3: swap-1 size: 4.10 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/nvme0n1p4 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 36.0 C mobo: 34.0 C gpu: nouveau temp: 36 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 0 
Info:      Processes: 255 Uptime: 18h 04m Memory: 15.40 GiB used: 1.70 GiB (11.0%) Shell: bash inxi: 3.0.32

Can you please check if the usb stick is mounted under /media/batman under a different name?
Of course choose mount only when the popup comes up after pluggin in the stick.
Also which filesystem do you use on the stick?