Mountable devices support in KDE

Kevin Ottens ervin at
Tue Sep 8 10:11:25 BST 2009

On Tuesday 8 September 2009 11:03:37 Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> 2009/9/8 Kevin Ottens <ervin at>:
> > On Tuesday 8 September 2009 00:38:28 Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> >> 2) Link to something like "media:/sdb1" and change KDE's libs to offer
> >> (un)mount also for that. Or maybe insted "media:/" we could just use
> >> "/dev/sdb1/"?
> >
> > For the record: kio media doesn't exist anymore since KDE 4.0.
> I know, I've meant creating something like that. Or maybe just
> detecting KUrl starting from media:/ in konq's popupMen? Without real
> implementing that protocol?

There's likely a solid device behind those mount points. So if you want to do 
some url tricks, you could craft a URL scheme passing the solid device 
identifier. Then the popup menu would decode it and use solid to do the 
mounting or unmounting.

Kévin 'ervin' Ottens,
"Ni le maître sans disciple, Ni le disciple sans maître,
Ne font reculer l'ignorance."
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