[kwlug-disc] Handling removable media

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 6 15:28:57 EST 2010

It actually depends on the distro and personal configurations.

Gnome, for example even allows checking for the kind of content on the device and then starting up an application according to the content type.

Raul Suarez

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--- On Wed, 1/6/10, Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:

> From: Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Handling removable media
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Wednesday, January 6, 2010, 10:48 AM
> How do folks handle removable media
> such as USB sticks or external USB hard drives? 
> Seems like I should be able to just plug in my USB hard
> drive and have it automount, but in reality I get 
> nonconsistent results - can't detect/can't mount, all manner
> of shenanigans.
> g.
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