Getting to mount

Stephan Haller nomad at
Sat Jul 26 00:55:43 CEST 2014


I do not get an icon on the desktop either when I plug-in an external
device. But I do see the newly plug-in device in Thunar, Xfce's file
manager. This device is still unmounted but will be mounted immediately
as soon as I select it in Thunar.

Do you see your devices in Thunar?


Am Freitag, den 25.07.2014, 17:39 +0000 schrieb Beartooth:
> 	Ordinarily, if I put a USB plug into a port on 
> 	any of my computers, it will either mount it, or 
> 	display an icon on the desktop that I can click on
> 	to get a menu that includes mounting.
> 	Suddenly that's not happening any more. Not under 
> 	xfce4 on Fedora 20, not on CentOS, and not on Mageia.
> 	I have two new gadgets, a Samsung Galaxy S3 mini phone, 
> 	and a tablet I don't see a name on, both from Verizon
> 	a week or two ago.
> 	What is wrong? How and where do I fix it? I need these devices,
> 	especially the tablet, to be able to talk to my PCs,
> 	and incidentally get to terminals, if only over a USB
> 	cable.

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