change mount point of the stick usb drive or USB thumb

Milan Bouchet-Valat nalimilan at
Wed May 18 05:40:01 UTC 2011

Le mardi 17 mai 2011 à 18:17 -0500, C de-Avillez a écrit :
> Now this might very well be something to consider: an user interface
> that would allow for mounting an attachable storage device under a
> fantasy name (something like "you have mounted a new storage device:
> we will automagically name it <whatever>. Do you want to change its
> name?").
> This might be a bit more complex than it looks, but there is, I
> think, a potential casual-user benefit... instead of /media/<HUGE
> uuid>, something that can, indeed be remembered -- and intuitively
> understood.
Rather than annoying many users with a dialog when they plug their
device in, a change in the Properties dialog of Nautilus for
user-mounted volumes to allow setting their label would be good. Then,
the volume will be mounted automatically to /media/LABEL, which is IMHO
as nice as a path can be.


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