thunar-volman: application for porable music players starts for each USB storage device

Tino Keitel tino.keitel+xfce at
Thu Jul 26 23:49:14 CEST 2007

Hi folks,

(first, it's nice to have a desktop environment without all that bloat
so that it can also be used on my older laptop. :-)

I configured thunar-volman to start gtkpod in the command field of the
"Portable Music Players" section. However, gtkpod also starts when I
insert a CF card from my camera into the USB card reader.

How can I restrict the start of gtkpod to the iPod only?

Another question: is it possible to not just do an "umount" to
disconnect the device, but also an "eject", as with /usr/bin/eject? At
least for my iPod (the "Do not disconnect" display disappears) and my
card reader (the activity LED is switched off), the eject method seems
to be a more convenient way to disconnect a storage device. I'm not
sure if there is a relevant technical difference between eject and
mount. But regarding the above behaviour, the eject method seems safer
to me.


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