GUI for mounting drives?
Mikkel L. Ellertson
mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Thu May 3 03:30:03 UTC 2007
Michael Wiktowy wrote:
> Fedora works really well for mounting removable media on /media and
> putting a icon on the desktop, does Fedora have a GUI means of
> triggering a similar thing for mounting a fixed disk partition (and
> asking for the requisite root password)?
> I was looking around for such a thing and couldn't find anything in
> pirut that did that.
> I did end up cludging something with mount command lines and making
> directories but it seemed like there was an easier way to be had by
> just extending what happens for removable media.
If you have entries in /etc/fstab that are not auto-mounted, and are
user mountable, then you should get icons for them on the desktop.
But the mount points need to exist.
You may also want to look into gnome-mount. I think it can be
configured to do what you want...
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