Getting to mount

Beartooth beartooth at
Tue Jul 29 17:37:08 CEST 2014

On Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:10:09 +0200, Stephan Haller wrote:

> Am Sonntag, den 27.07.2014, 20:42 +0000 schrieb Beartooth:
>> On Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:55:43 +0200, Stephan Haller wrote:
>> > 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?
>> 	No, I don't, despite an afternoon of combing through it. Can you
>> describe how you get into Thunar, and where in it you find the links?
>> Do the devices have to be running for you to see them? Or can you, for
>> instance, find a quiescent tablet in Thunar and open it from there?
> It is really as simple as already described for me. I just plug in my
> external hard drive or phone or insert a CD/DVD, open Thunar and see the
> new devices at the sidebar. Then I click on its icon and it will be
> mounted.
> If it does not work that way for you then I don't know what goes wrong.
> Either the dbus-service "udisks" is not installed or prevents to run? Or
> you need to install "thunar-volman" (I haven't it installed and works
> without it)?
> I would first look for the service "udisks" if it installed and is
> working. The command "udisks --enumerate" run as normal user should list
> all devices connected to your system. As fas as I know it should also
> list devices not mounted.

	I get : 

$ udisks --enumerate

	Is there anything missing? How do I interpret what follows the 
last slash in each?? 

Beartooth Staffwright, Neo-Redneck Not Quite Clueless Power User
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