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Re: [Ranger-users] automount usb

From: Miodrag Milić
Subject: Re: [Ranger-users] automount usb
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 19:45:29 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

OK, I am convinced its not part of the file manager. 
I do think its unnaceptable to mount usb drives by hand in 21st century.

Thanks for discussion.

On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 07:09:37PM +0100, Roman Z. wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 06:29:20PM +0100, Miodrag Milić wrote:
> > So if you argue its not a job of file manager, then why all those file
> > managers implemented such features ? I understand your opinion tho,
> > and it looks perfect for plugin.
> I don't know enough about nautilus or thunar to give you a good answer
> on that.  I guess they put that feature into the FM on the assumption
> that the user will not use any other file manager or mounting manager,
> and because those FMs run all the time, even when you don't see them.
> But this is a job for a separate, FM-independent program that runs in
> the background.
> I found a list of such programs here:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Automount#Automounting_udisks_wrappers
> > Thanks for suggestions and your own implementations. I dont think
> > Roman's solution is reasonable for situations I described - random usb
> > disks from colegues every few days... I will examine udisk glue in
> > detail. 
> Well, I use it for precisely that use case.  It's just a matter of
> pressing "gm", navigating to the mount point and pressing the key
> binding for ":shell mount %f".  But it's up to you, of course :)
> Roman

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