Add mount to Thunar's wish list

Todd and Margo Chester ToddAndMargo at
Mon Jul 9 03:23:12 CEST 2007

Todd and Margo Chester wrote:
> Robby Workman wrote:
>> Todd and Margo Chester wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>>     I have several hard drive (SATA, not USB) partitions
>>> that usually sit in an unmounted state.  Would
>>> the Thunar folks please consider adding the same functionality
>>> to mount and unmount these drives as they use
>>> for the transient drives, such a CD-ROM drives and
>>> USB pen drives.  (Right click on the name and mount/unmount.)
>>> /etc/fstab should provide the information as to who
>>> these drives are.  (No need to bother if they are not in fstab.)
>> Have a look at the mount plugin from
>> I think it will do exactly what you want.
>> You can also tell it to ignore some entries in fstab.
> Thank you.  (I still would like to see it native in Thunar.)
> According to "rpm -qa" I have it installed.  So, I went to
> the "documentation" section of and got:
>       "We're sorry, but there is no documentation for 4.4 (yet)."
> Okay, now I feel justified in asking a stupid question.
> How do I install an icon for this plugin on my launcher panel?
> Many thanks,
> -T

Figured it out: "Add New Item".

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