various config questions

Tino Keitel tino.keitel+xfce at
Wed Aug 15 15:08:10 CEST 2007

On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 14:52:17 +0200, Joost Kremers wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 06:45:44PM +0200, Tino Keitel wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 18:21:30 +0200, Joost Kremers wrote:
> > > * since slackware/slackintosh12 comes with hal and dbus, i have installed
> > >   the volume manager plugin for thunar. automounting works very nicely, but
> > >   i would like to pass additional mount options to (especially)
> > >   vfat-filesystems. is there a way to do this?
> > 
> > In my setup, the automount is done by pmount, so maybe you could tweak
> > the pmount configuration.
> mmm... pmount does not appear to be on my system, so it seems automounting
> is handled differently. i'll look into it, and try to find out how it is
> done.

Hum, maybe exo-mount is responsible for this.

> > > * also with thunar's volume manager, when i plug in a usb stick or cd, i'd
> > >   like it to be automounted, but i don't want thunar to open, nor do i want
> > >   to autorun programs or auto-open files on it. however, unsetting those
> > >   options in the volume manager's configuration has no effect. i can
> > >   uncheck the options and close the window, but when i open the
> > >   configuration window again, the options are checked again.
> > 
> > Did you also close the "file manager preferences" window?
> not originally, but i tried now. it has no effect. i reopen the file
> manager preferences window and then the volume manager configuration
> window, and all the checkboxes are checked again. is this perhaps a setting
> only root can change?

No, it's not limited to root. What version of thunar-volman do you have

The preferences file is ~/.config/Thunar/volmanrc. Maybe there is
something wrong with that (permissions?).


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