Automount in Xfce4 just stopped working

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – A little while ago my usb drives stopped auto mounting. It might have been after an update but not sure where to look. I have been manually mounting them as root and that is a pain. Is there maybe even something better that I can have more control over the mounting? I would like a small program that would let me mount and unmount drives with one click to a folder in /mnt/(device name) with user read/write permissions. Udev is kind of a gray area/black magic to me. I have tried 100 times to figure it out but I can't help but think there should be a much simpler way. Such as in Puppy Linux h (HowTos)