[Thunar-dev] Ubuntu, the scourge of HAL

Paul Parsons lost.distance at yahoo.com
Sat May 22 13:34:25 CEST 2010

> As I'm sure some of you are aware, Ubuntu 10.04 removed HAL from the boot
> process "to make it boot faster". This, as I'm sure some of you can work
> out, destroyed Thunar's automounting.

HAL is now deprecated and will likely be removed from *all* distributions.

In addition to Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora are in the process of removing it.

And xorg-server-1.8 onwards will be using udev instead of HAL:

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