[Thunar-dev] Mount options

Tino Keitel tino.keitel+xfce at tikei.de
Wed Jan 23 08:09:02 CET 2008

On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 21:46:32 -0800, Linux Tard wrote:
> Hi!  Currently using Thunar and the thunar vol manager
> in Xfce.  When I attach USB drive the icon appears on
> desktop.  I right click and have Open (which mounts
> and opens thunar to mount point) and Mount along with
> few other options.  But mount mounts read write is
> support for filesystem is there.
> Where can I change something to have two options
> appear for mounting; Mount Read-Only and Mount
> Read-Write?   

AFAIK there isn't such an option, yet.

> Is this thunar vol manager, hald or udev?  Or a
> combination?   

The icon on the desktop is shown by xfdesktop4, which uses
libthunarvfs, which uses dbus, which gets the event about a new device
from HAL. The mount is done via libexo, which asks HAL to mount the


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