Multimedia folder/partition

Masuran masuran at scarlet.be
Tue Jun 21 08:04:06 CDT 2005


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Marco Cabizza schreef:
> On mar, 2005-06-21 at 11:55 +0200, Masuran wrote:
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>>Taco Witte schreef:
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>>>Op di, 21-06-2005 te 11:19 +0200, schreef Masuran:
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>>>>Hello,
>>>>I have a small idea and I would like to hear what others think of it.
>>>>At my home pc, I have 3 accounts and a folder (actually a mounted
>>>>partition) under /media.
>>>>I set everything up so that all 3 accounts can add and remove files from
>>>>that folder. It contains movies, music and shared documents.
>>>>Maybe it would be a good idea to include a small tool that would
>>>>configure what folder is the 'Media folder' and who can read and write
>>>>to it. This would make it much easier to set up your computer so
>>>>everyone can watch movies, listen to music and share documents.
>>>
>>>
>>>I like the idea, but would make it more general (such as a /shared
>>>directory with permissions like /tmp but not erased on boot).
>>>This /shared directory would then be listed during the installation as a
>>>candidate for its own partition (it could get large..).
>>>
>>>Kind regards,
>>>Taco
>>>
>>>
>>
>>Yes, but it should also be possible to limit the access rights to the
>>folder/partition. Everyone on the system can write to /tmp, but this is
>>a bad approach for the /shared folder.
>>
> 
> 
> I bet that could be a good idea, but even a "Music" folder would be
> fine, because it could have properties like "Enqueue in Rhythmbox" or
> whatever, that the other folders [if you're tidy] shouldn't need.
> 
> Marco
> 
> 

I started a page at the Wiki so everyone can add his or her ideas.
You can find it at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MultimediaFolder
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Greetz M
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