Controlling removable device handling

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Oct 21 00:23:35 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 6:59 PM, Mark <mhullrich at> wrote:
> I'm a recent patrial-convert from CentOS to Ubuntu and I noticed
> something that bugs the heck out of me in Ubuntu 10.10.  Whenever I
> plug in a flash drive, a nautilus window immediately pops up for the
> drive.   In CentOS (GDM 2.16 - ancient, ya know) there's a setting to
> control how removable devices are handled, but I couldn't find it in
> U10.10.
> Where am I not looking to find this?

Probably: Open a Nautilus window, then "Edit" menu, "Preferences"
option, "Media" tab

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