Transition to Kubuntu

Roger Haxton rhaxton at
Thu Jul 13 15:34:10 UTC 2006

On Thursday 13 July 2006 07:48, Ylan Segal wrote:
> 2.- USB flash drive mounting.
> When I connect my USB flash drive, both gnome and KDE mount it
> automatically and show an icon on the desktop with the name of the
> device (fat formatted). However, when gnome the drive was actually
> mounted to /media/nameofdrive and in KDE it is mounted to /media/sdb1.
> The reason I care is that I have some scripts that check for
> /media/nameofdrive, and they now fail. Of course I could change them to
> check for /media/sdb1 but then I have to be careful of first connecting
> the USB flash drive, then the ipod, etc. Seems like half a solution to me.
> [ I just thought about something: When I installed Kubuntu on top of my
> Ubuntu, I also was prompted to install many security updates, among them
> a new kernel Could this be the source of the new behavior
> and not KDE?]

This is actually a problem with the way things are mounted in KDE in Kubuntu.  
There is a launchpad bug filed for it.

Finagle's Seventh Law:
	The perversity of the universe tends toward a maximum.

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