[xubuntu-users] How can a custom-mounted drive show on desktop as mounted
twstephens at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 19:55:42 UTC 2012
Have you tried to add the mount line to the fstab file?
I used the fstab to make a mount point for an xfat usb drive, it
paused whiloe loading,
but worked nice when i plugged the drive in, i could mount it easier...
if you need help, have a look at the man pages for the fstab file.
On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 11:27 AM, dg1727 <dg1727 at hushmail.com> wrote:
> I have posted this on the xfce AT xfce DOT org mailing list, and
> not gotten an answer yet, so maybe someone on this list has a
> On Xubuntu 12.04.1, I have written a "udev" rule that calls a
> custom shell script to mount a USB ext4fs drive with custom mount
> options. The drive gets mounted correctly so that the "mount"
> command shows the drive and the correct options. On the XFCE
> desktop, however, the drive icon is grayed out, and the icon's
> right-click menu has an option for "Mount Volume."
> Is there a way to have XFCE update the icon automatically, as soon
> as the USB drive is inserted, to show that the volume is already
> I have tried:
> thunar-volman --device-added /sys$DEVPATH
> where $DEVPATH is the sysfs path of the newly added device. This
> command doesn't seem to do anything, including when I run the
> command in a terminal window (even with superuser privileges).
> Installed versions include xfdesktop 4.8.3, thunar-volman 0.6.1
> Thanks for any insight, including if I have missed something
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