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

Christian Demsar vixsomnis at fastmail.com
Wed Jan 7 06:19:31 UTC 2015

On January 7, 2015 1:03:35 AM EST, Javier Vasquez <j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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] 
>> [2] 
>BTW, using gvfs is not a problem, but might make things easier
>recognizing the filesystem of the partitions.

I believe it's possible to mount with systemd (I haven't tried this yet).

It should be able to automatically mount drives you've written the unit files for, but I don't know about automatic mounting (hot-swapping USB drives, etc.).

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