[GRLUG] auto mount
rvillarreal at mktec.com
Mon Feb 23 16:13:27 EST 2009
On Monday 23 February 2009, Topher wrote:
> There's a feature that Gnome has that I want outside of gnome.
> When you plug in a USB drive or something, some part of gnome
> notices, and mounts it.
> I want that, but I don't use gnome. I'm quite comfortable finding
> the id's of my devices and mounting by hand, and most of my common
> ones I put in fstab, so it's not all that bad to just do mount -a
> and it takes care of it.
> But it seems like if Gnome can do it, there should be something
> that can do it at the system level as well.
> Anyone know how that might work, and whether it's already out
> grlug mailing list
> grlug at grlug.org
KDE does this same thing too. Doing a quick google search on how KDE
does it says this:
"KDE can also auto mount devices, working with HAL (Hardware
Abstraction Layer). Your distribution should have set up HAL
automatically; if not, consult the documentation provided by your
I guess that's where you would start...
Hope that helps,
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