[arch-general] Is there a non file manager daemon for automounting like the ones provided by "pcmanfm -d"
tom5760 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 14:18:08 UTC 2015
On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 12:51 AM, Javier Vasquez <j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been using "pcmanfm -d &" in my ~/.xinitrc, as suggested by .
> 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 , 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?
I wrote a small C program a while ago that automounts removable devices
using udisks2 . I've been using it for a while, and it seems to work
well. You might find it useful; it's in the AUR at . It
optionally will use desktop
notifications to tell you when something is mounted (I use dunst  to
You do have to manually unmount devices using the terminal, but that's
usually easier if you have good tab completion in your shell.
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