Registered 2007-01-10 by Martin Pitt

The gnome-mount package contains programs for mounting, unmounting and ejecting storage devices. The goal for gnome-mount is to get the appropriate Gnome software (such as gnome-volume-manager and Gnome-VFS) to use his method instead of invoking mount/umount/eject or direct HAL invoking methods.

All the gnome-mount programs utilize the methods on HAL and as such run unprivileged. The rationale for gnome-mount is to have a centralized place (in GConf) where settings (e.g. mount options and mount locations) are maintained.

A nautilus extension allows to easily change the mount options which can be user, drive or volume specific.

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Part of:
The Gnome Project
Maintainer:
Martin Pitt
Driver:
Not yet selected
Licence:
GNU GPL v2

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