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Old 01-23-2012, 06:56 PM   #1
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Auto-unmount device in kde after performing "device action"


I am wondering if there is a way to umount a device after the action I have selected in the device manager has completed. The reason I am wondering is that I have set up a sync option for my USB and it would be great if it could umount the USB when it finished. I have searched Google and cannot find a way of doing this through the device manager. I have thought about doing it using umount, however I would like a notification to tell me that it has finished.

Alternatively, if anyone knows how to cause a notification to appear using the commandline that would work too.
 
Old 01-25-2012, 06:28 AM   #2
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Possibly with udev though I have never done it myself. Here is something to read:

http://www.reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Customizing_UDEV
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/...er07/udev.html
http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/util...tplug/udev-FAQ

HTH.
 
  


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