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Old 11-26-2008, 02:58 AM   #1
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CDROM drive is not visible in GUI


Hello guys,

whenever i am keeping any CD in the CDROM drive i can able to mount it in Command line interface and when iam trying to see it in GUI then the CDROM drive is not visible at all !! what could be the problem !! please help me out!1

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Old 11-26-2008, 03:28 AM   #2
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After inserting CD to cdrom, reload your desktop with Ctrl+r
 
Old 11-28-2008, 12:26 AM   #3
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hi

I have tried to reload with ctrl+r but it is not working !! is there any option !! Help out please!!

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Old 11-29-2008, 12:13 AM   #4
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Which one is using Gnome or KDE??
 
Old 12-01-2008, 03:51 AM   #5
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it is RHEL 5 GNOME
 
Old 12-01-2008, 07:27 AM   #6
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it is RHEL 5 GNOME
In Gnome Desktop environment, simply right click on desktop and select Floppy drive or CD Drive from the context menu that appears. An icon with caption Floppy or CD Rom Device will appear, which can be used to mount, un mount and access the device. Alternately, you can write a shell script to mount or un mount CD Rom device or Floppy drive and put a link of this on your desktop. Now simply double click these links to perform your desired task. The similar procedure can be performed for any number of tasks that are repeated. The size of most used icon can be increased to distinguish it from other. For that, right click on the selected icon and then select ‘Stretch icon’ from the context menu that appear. Now you can drag any corner of the icon to a suitable size.

To write shell script for mounting CD Rom Drive, start any text editor and type following lines exactly as they appear:

#!bin/sh

mount /mnt/cdrom

Save the file as mount cd and then through file manager, change its property to executable. Now, put a link to the file or put the file itself in your desk top. You can assign a nice icon for this link or file. Simply clicking on this icon and selecting ‘Run’ will mount your CD Rom Drive.

Similarly, for un mounting your CD Rom Drive, write following script and follow above steps to create desktop icon as un mount CD.

#!bin/sh

umount /mnt/cdrom
 
Old 12-01-2008, 10:01 AM   #7
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Hi,

What about permissions?
Do you have the user(s) in the proper groups?
 
Old 12-03-2008, 12:06 AM   #8
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Hi nidhinmd

From the first, They is no problem with command mode. I can able to mount the CD and i can view files in it. But the problem is with the Graphical User interface only. Whenever I mount the CD through command mode there is no icon visible in Graphical user interface. In nautilus the CDROM icon is simply disappearing. it is not at all visible and still i can work in command mode. I have also done whatever u said but in vain. I am not succeeded in that. Problem ramains same.

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Old 12-03-2008, 12:08 AM   #9
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hello Onebuck

Iam accessing as an administrator and there is no other users in that.

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