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Old 01-24-2005, 11:04 AM   #1
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Novice question about desktop


Hi,
I had a previous question about a network drop-off but i could not resolve that so I used my removable hard drive and installed MDK10.1 on another hard drive..Everything now works including staying on the network without drop-offs..
My only problem is my Kensington jump drive stick(USB)...When I plug it into Gnome2.6 it shows up on the desktop and mounts-opens and un-mounts properly..
In KDE, my default desktop, it does not show up on the desktop at all..Kdisk free shows it and I can mount or un-mount the sda1 device..I created a shortcut on the desktop but it will not open to read the device..Konqueror just stalls..
What am I missing? How do i go about getting the device to work?
Thank you for any suggestions...
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Old 01-24-2005, 11:11 AM   #2
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are you sure its the sda1 that associates with the stick, you might want to chk messages or hardware change log to make sure.

If it is, does the mount on sda1 dev automatically recognize the correct file system type? I.E whats the ouput of the df -k command after the mount?
 
Old 01-24-2005, 12:14 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply..
After I mount it in Kwikdisk and run df -k in a terminal it shows as sda1, and also shows up in /ect/fstab correctly(i think)..
Gnome finds the device and automatically created and icon and shortcut and opens the kingston stick..
It's just KDE that will not see it or open it for some reason..
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Old 01-24-2005, 12:22 PM   #4
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maybe you're missing that kde should open on the mount point? Not sure your experience, but when you run the df -k or whatever, look for where its mounted should be something like "/mnt/usb " or something.
 
  


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