[arch-general] Is there a non file manager daemon for automounting like the ones provided by "pcmanfm -d"

Javier Vasquez j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 06:03:35 UTC 2015

> On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 11:51 PM, Javier Vasquez <j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been using "pcmanfm -d &" in my ~/.xinitrc, as suggested by [1].
> However I would like something similar without the need of the file
> manager.  Hopefully something that shows in the tray bar what's
> mounted and allows umounting.
> I don't use a DE, just plain fluxbox, and having to use whether
> pcmanfm or thunar or any other file manager with daemon capability is
> something I would like to prevent.
> I read about ldm, suggested by [2], but it doesn't seem to offer what
> I'm looking for.  Seems to be something to automount with particular
> uid/gid only.  though I might be wrong.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> --
> Javier
> [1]  https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/File_manager_functionality#File_manager_daemon
> [2]  https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/List_of_applications#Mount_tools

BTW, using gvfs is not a problem, but might make things easier
recognizing the filesystem of the partitions.



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