Samuel Wright lykoszine at
Tue Sep 6 17:58:44 CEST 2005


Yes it does, Ubuntu (which I am using) enables it by default.. But last time 
I tried to use it, it kept overwriting my desktop background with the 
nautilus one.
So I was wondering if there was an alternative way to do it.


On 9/6/05, Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at> wrote:
> Samuel Wright schreef:
> > Hi All
> >
> > Just out of curiosity, what is the opinion of XFCE devs, and others, on
> > auto mounting of CDS and USB Drives? Is it considered totally
> > unnecessary? Not the job of XFCE? Is it on the todo list (how hard is it
> > to implement)? (Should I be talking to the people developing the file
> > manager?)
> > It is (in my opinion) one of the greater stumbling blocks that people
> > not experienced with Linux face.
> >
> Does gnome-volume-manager not do this? Although, I don't think it is
> very widely used yet, with the dependency on udev/dbus/hal.
> Something like that (basically an interface for HAL) could be
> interesting for the filemanager(s) in Xfce.
> Jasper
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