device-automounter moved to kdereview

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Wed Aug 12 17:06:17 BST 2009


On Monday 10 August 2009 00:31:20 Sven Burmeister wrote:
> Am Montag, 10. August 2009 00:10:01 schrieb Albert Astals Cid:
> > I prefer what you call a ugly hack to showing something like
> >
> > '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_13fe_1d00_07760EA20082'
> > '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_13fe_1d00_07760EA20082_if0'
> > '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_0036_A680'
>
> '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/storage_serial__USB_DISK_2_0_07760EA20082_0_0
>
> >'
> >
> > Because i'm sure my father won't recognise any as the usb key i just
> > inserted.
>
> I fell into that trap too. :)
>
> The thing is that normal users are not supposed to work with that list. For
> normal users it works like this:
>
> 1. Plug in the external device and mount it with dolphin or similar. The
> device is now known.
> 2. Plug it in again and it will be mounted automatically
>
> The list is only if you want to override any of the settings for a certain
> device.
>
> Maybe that list could be hidden into an advanced dialogue.

Even then, the UIDs are totally unreadable. Advanced dialogues need to be human-
readable as well :)
-- 
sebas

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