LinuxQuestions.org

LinuxQuestions.org (/questions/)
-   antiX / MX Linux (https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/antix-mx-linux-127/)
-   -   shortcut for attached usb stick and second hd (https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/antix-mx-linux-127/shortcut-for-attached-usb-stick-and-second-hd-4175665204/)

saturn1955 11-30-2019 03:15 PM

shortcut for attached usb stick and second hd
 
from ubuntu I am acustomed that a symbol appears on the desktop when attaching a usb device or a second mounted hd. Si there any similar in MX or Antix Linux, and how an I configure this?

aus9 12-01-2019 12:59 AM

xfce settings -> Desktop TAB=icons

at bottom you will see default icons
tick the box for removeable

saturn1955 12-04-2019 03:41 AM

how can I start xfce? I cant find that.

saturn1955 12-04-2019 10:04 AM

I installed that prog but I cant find it the tasks.

ondoho 12-05-2019 02:36 AM

Uninstall it again, and take care not to break your system in the process.
Actually, if everything is working OK, do NOT uninstall it.

XFCE-Settings is part of MX Linux already. Just look in the menu, probably under Settings...

saturn1955 12-05-2019 09:03 AM

I finnaly could open the xfce settings, but at the bottom I don t see default icons

ondoho 12-06-2019 02:41 AM

The xfce4-settings-manager shows a bunch of icons in a grid. One of them is labeled Desktop. Click it, you get a new window. Click the third Tab, might be labeled "Icons". Scroll down, it has checkboxes for which icons will be displayed on the desktop.

saturn1955 12-06-2019 06:04 AM

that what I see is named Display and then appears the monitor. But there is no third tab.

ondoho 12-09-2019 01:14 AM

1 Attachment(s)
Please look at the attached file.
There's an icon called "Desktop" (somewhere in the upper right).

aus9 12-09-2019 07:04 AM

from post 2....forgot to mention....you must maximise the window to see removeable devices

https://imgur.com/ufZxolC

saturn1955 12-09-2019 12:40 PM

I forgot to mention, that I use Antix Linux and I think, that xfce is not included in the basic version? What kind of Desktop is the best for that purpuse?
This window doesn t show up in my system.

aus9 12-09-2019 07:49 PM

ahh ok so what window managers do you like on AntiX?

I don't use AntiX....but I have used a lot of WMs on Tinycore.
Altho in your OP you want ......a clickable icon on the desktop.....would a clickable icon in the file manager suffice?
after all....you must know you just inserted another storage device....so it makes sense to open it with a file manager unless its for media playing.

file manager=pcmanfm can automount removeable media...altho not tested on AntiX
https://wiki.lxde.org/en/PCManFM
file manager=spacefm ditto
http://ignorantguru.github.io/spacef...manual-en.html

saturn1955 12-14-2019 04:23 PM

Yes, I wanted a clickable icon on the desktop. But that is a dream. I installed krusader, this prog can handle mounted devices. And is able to unmount them.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:35 AM.