Mountable devices support in KDE

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at
Tue Sep 8 10:28:11 BST 2009

2009/9/8 Kevin Ottens <ervin at>:
> 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.

What scheme do you suggest? Do you think
will be fine?

Is such a url trick acceptable to be commited to KDE (libkonq)?

Rafał Miłecki

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