New Ideas - how about a GUI for /etc/fstab

G.Wolfe Woodbury ggw at
Tue Apr 25 19:20:02 UTC 2006

On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 02:02:22PM -0400, Peter Jones wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-04-22 at 13:45 -0400, G.Wolfe Woodbury wrote:
> > There are some automatic tools that manipulate parts of the fstab,
> > but there isn't a GUI that understands all of the various pieces and
> > options that go into the fstab of a Fedora Core system.
> > 
> > It would be nice if there were a GUI editor that would allow the addition
> > of NFS, CIFS and other network filesystems to the fstab with some handling
> > of the options that they require.
> Gah, no it wouldn't be nice.  It'd be nice if users never had to know
> about those files at all.
> -- 
>   Peter

Then are there going to be tools that seek and mount NFS and CIFS/SMB shares
on the network?

Automount is *not* user-friendly, and some means of dealing with the existence of
network shares is needed.

G.Wolfe Woodbury
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