automount

Illés János ijanos at gmail.com
Sun Jun 4 20:25:12 UTC 2006


Unfortunately, I have to correct myself. Things started to behaving a
little weird. Now (i didn't do anything) thunar completely ignores
what i'm plug in and xfdesktop works without refreshing. The
gnome-volume-manager is not running.

On 6/4/06, Illés János <ijanos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thunar detects evertyhing well with and without the
> gnome-volume-manager, the removable things show up in the right pane,
> but they are not mounted automatically if the gnome-volume-manager is
> not running. This is true to the desktop as well after I hit F5.
>
> What i want is a way to mount/umount removable media without starting
> a plus application (in this case this is thunar) and now this works
> from the desktop after pressing F5.
> Thanks.
>
> ps.: CD/DVD-s work the same way.
>
> On 6/4/06, Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 6/4/06, Illés János <ijanos at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > Just installed xubuntu 6.06, and i don't understand why the automount
> > > doesn't work like when i was in the live system. When I plugged my usb
> > > pendrive in, it was mounted automatically and a desktop shortcut
> >
> >
> > I think  the shortcut was created, but was only mounted when you double
> > clicked on it.
> > But looks like automount as it is transparent enough.
> >
> > > created, but in the installed system nothing happen. As a quick
> > > workaround I installed the gnome-volume-manager, it works well, but it
> > > does not create desktop icons. i'm curious, which program should be
> > > responsible for automount and desktop icons, and why not worked in the
> > > installed system.
> > >
> >
> > xfdesktop should be responsible for this. There may still be some glitches
> > in xfdesktop
> > as removable device on desktop support is pretty new.
> > What you can try is
> > - see if an opened thunar window detects the stick and adds it to th
> > sidepane.
> > xfdesktop and thunar talk to the same HAL for this so they should behave
> > similarly.
> > -see if hitting F5 on the desktop makes a difference.
> > -what about CDs are they detected?
> >
> > Jani
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> >
> >
>
>
> --
> IJ
>


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IJ




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