Automatic launching of programs for removable media/connected devices.

Tyler Rusk tdrusk at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 02:37:26 GMT 2007


I think we should change to xfce. It's lighter, which is better for a  
studio system.

On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 21:33:47 -0500, Luke Yelavich <themuso at themuso.com>  
wrote:

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> Greetings all.
> One of the things we are doing for the UbuntuStudio Hardy release is  
> making some changes to the desktop layout, and behavior. One of the  
> things we are pondering changing, is what happens when you insert a  
> disk, whether it be blank or containing data, and what happens when you  
> connect removable devices, such as cameras etc. To get an idea of the  
> options we are considering changing, open the system menu, go to  
> preferences, and choose "Removable Drives and Media".
>
> One change we would really like to make, is when removable drives or  
> disks are inserted, they will only appear on the desktop, and a nautilus  
> window will not open. We are also considering disabling all the  
> automatic running of applications for things like blank disks, audio  
> CDs, DVDs, cameras, etc.
>
> Before making these changes however, we would like users to have a say  
> in what they think they would like to see happen, even going so far as  
> to changing the program that gets run. So for example, if you wanted K3B  
> to be used for both audio and data disks, we would change the settings  
> to load K3B, instead of using nautilus or serpentine.
>
> Your feedback is much appreciated.
>
> Thanks for your time.
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