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Old 08-12-2004, 11:29 PM   #1
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Automounted drives showing on the desktop.


I'm running fc2 and gnome. Every drive that I have in fstab that automounts shows up on the desktop. Is there anyway I can stop that from happening?
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Do you want them to just stop showing up, or stop them from automounting?

For the latter, edit the fstab line and add "noauto" to the list of options (like defaults,user,noauto)
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I'd like them off the desktop. They clutter it up quite badly. I'd still like them automounted, though.
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I know KDE had desktop settings to not/show unmounted drives, so you'll have to check where the Gnome settings are.
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Thats... what I'm asking for. Nowhere in any of the 'preferences' screens is there an option for this that I've seen.
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Select one of the desktop drive shortcuts and right-click. If KDE is anything like GNOME, there should be a little menu somewhere on the context menu where you can uncheck any of the drive icons that currently appear.

Hope this helps.


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