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Old 03-17-2014, 04:26 PM   #1
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Have a CD/DVD automatically mount to Desktop


I am trying to find out how to make a CD/DVD to always mount to the desktop. So far, when I insert it, it will be in computer and when I double click on the DVD it will then mount it to the desktop. Is there a way to get it to do that without having to go to the computer each time?

I am using RHEL 6.2

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Old 03-18-2014, 12:27 PM   #2
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I need to know what distribution, and desktop you're using. For example, with ArchLinux, if you use the Xfce desktop, you have to install either gvfs, or udisks then enable the setting to show mounted drives on the desktop.

One thing to keep in mind though: these drives are not actually mounted to the "Desktop" folder. What you see is merely a shortcut to the drive. It doesn't really matter much, but I thought you might want to know.
 
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I am not sure which desktop it is using. How can I determine it? For the distribution, it is RedHat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.2.

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Old 03-18-2014, 06:20 PM   #4
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I am not sure which desktop it is using. How can I determine it? For the distribution, it is RedHat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.2.
ok...it's likely you're using Gnome 2 desktop. I would look in the system settings for something that looks like: "removable drives and media." Also, go to the "desktop settings" there is likely a setting there.

If neither of those work, install gvfs or udisks. (try gvfs first) then reboot
 
  


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