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

Carl Lei xecycle at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 06:24:45 UTC 2015

在 01/07/15 13:51, Javier Vasquez 写道:
> 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?

If you don't mind pulling gjs as a dependency, I have two simple scripts 
at https://bitbucket.org/XeCycle/gjs-mount.  The scripts are trivial; 
seems not hard to rewrite in C or Vala, to eliminate this dependency, 
but I have not the time.

Carl Lei (XeCycle)
Department of Physics and Astronomy, SJTU

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