auto-mounting removable drives

poma pomidorabelisima at
Thu Dec 12 21:19:01 UTC 2013

On 12.12.2013 00:25, Paul Allen Newell wrote:

> Confirmed bug and submitted bugzilla.xfce #10539 (included that user 
> "poma" from this list found the bug, though I only submitted what I 
> could confirm through my testing).
> After all this, I discovered that the drives/media still do not 
> auto-mount, even though the property /misc-volume-management is there 
> and set to true. A bit of a dig in their bugzilla shows #9193 which 
> looks kinda similar with a bunch of comments, suggestions, tests, etc. 
> but no explicit mention of a patch being released.
> I guess I will just see what happens now and, if necessary, get used to 
> manually mounting the volume. Given how long I've spent on looking at 
> this issue, I could have manually mounted a whole lot of drives/media 
> (smile).

I tested with vaxon77's "delayed mount"[1], however the value required
for this varies from machine to machine, and on some it isn't necessary
at all.
So you can start with one second to more until you reach the automounting.

Do not forget to chmod the file:
# chmod +x /usr/local/bin/thunar-volman



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