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Author: Rob Owens
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] For all you automounter programmers
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> From: "Matthew Melton" <mjm@???>

> A brief aside.
> Although not an automounter I remember using bbsmount on blackbox. I can't
> remember how to configure it but it sat in the blackbox dock and if I remember
> and showed icons for all the drives you wanted to show. A click would mount the
> drive and another click would unmount it. I used it for ages , after abandoning
> gnome, as an alternative to automounting. I believe it works with other window
> managers too, Judging from the man page here
> https://manned.org/bbsmount/d797faf8
> I believe it was a blackbox add-on http://blackboxwm.sourceforge.net/ but the
> add on page is currently showing a 503 service unavailable so can't check.
> The code, if it can be obtained, might prove useful as an alternative or
> optional addition to a slimline CLI automounter. The idea of which I like the
> sound of a lot.

pcmanfm does this as well, though it relies on udisks2 and that now requires
systemd (on Debian, anyway). I believe Thunar had very similar functionality.
spacefm, as some have mentioned here, also has this functionality but it allows
the use of different backends for performing the mounts. As I recall, the
choices were pmount, udevil, udisks, udisks2, and possibly others.