Removable drive mount points

killermoehre killermoehre at
Thu Jul 23 21:01:33 CEST 2015

Am 23.07.2015 um 20:50 schrieb Morten Bo Johansen:
> Hi,
> When plugging in a removable drive it is convenient to right
> click on the desktop icon that appears and mount it from the
> resulting menu. However, the drive does not get mounted where I
> want it to. In my /etc/fstab I have specified where I want my
> usb harddisk mounted by disk UUID, like this
>   UUID="9b05bd11-35fa-4e8e-8bd4-130556aa9070" /media/usb/ ext4 rw,user,noauto  0  2
> However, when I "use the icon" to mount it, it is instead
> mounted on
>   /media/9b05bd11-35fa-4e8e-8bd4-130556aa9070/
> If there is nothing I can do about that, then I suggest as a
> "wishlist bug" that Xfce first looks in /etc/fstab for the
> drive's UUID and if it finds it, then mounts the drive on the
> corresponding mount point in fstab.
> Thanks,
> Morten
Xfce doesn't mount your device, gvfs does with help of udev. Nothing we can change here.


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