Fedora - time to blink-XFCE question

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 23:03:40 UTC 2011

On Thu, 24 Nov 2011 10:00:17 -0800, JZ (Joe) wrote:

> On 11/24/2011 09:13 AM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > Why does XFCE insist you mount a Audio CD before you play it since we
> > all know that Audio CDs are not mounted in the usual meaning of the
> > term?
> Actually, it doesn't, although it may have in the past.  However, if you 
> want to have the software eject it, you do need to "mount" it first.

Certainly not. Or perhaps specific to whatever software you refer to.
Commands like  /usr/bin/eject  ("man eject") can open the tray also for
unmounted media.

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