Move from /media to /run/media/$USER

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Tue Apr 17 04:50:49 UTC 2012

On 04/13/2012 09:39 PM, Ankur Sinha wrote:
> Hello,
> I just got into F17 today. It looks great. I do have one tiny query
> though:
> my USB media, and other partitions that I mount on-demand are no longer
> showing up in /media. They show up in /run/media/$USER. Can anyone shed
> some light on this? Where is this move documented for instance? I've
> looked at the new FHS[1] which doesn't appear to hold anything on this. 
> [1]

FWIW, as KDE user I'm "happy" to note that this seems to be a GNOME thing.  :-)

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