[kubuntu-devel] media:/ problems : what is a developer's perspective?

Donatas G. dgvirtual at akl.lt
Thu Feb 2 14:08:04 GMT 2006


Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 09:34:31AM +0200, Donatas G. wrote:
>> Hi, at kubuntu-users we have quite an elaborate discussion on media:/
>> problems.
>>
>> The thread is called:
>> how to disable media:/ feature?
>>
>> media:/ protocol fails:
>>
>> 1. to display hard disk partitions
> 
> Seems that KDE doesn't like our HAL setup (run without privilages).
> Gnome uses a combination of HAL and fstab for listing devices so KDE
> may need to be modified to do something similar.

Yes, two ways have been proposed to change that behaviour in
kubuntu-users thread on media, both worked for me.

>> 2. to show contents of mounted floppies
> 
> Hmm, I'm sure it did last time I was near a floppy.  I'll take a look
> next week when I have access to a floppy again.

Thank you, Jonathan.

Donatas G.





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