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The {{pkg|gvfs}} package needs to be installed, along with {{pkg|polkit-gnome}} for the polkit rules.
 
The {{pkg|gvfs}} package needs to be installed, along with {{pkg|polkit-gnome}} for the polkit rules.
  
==Getting mounting working==
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==Troubleshooting==
 
 
{{Note|You must be using [[systemd]] as your init system for local sessions to work.}}
 
 
 
First, make sure you have a valid local session within X:
 
  
$ loginctl show-session $XDG_SESSION_ID
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See [[General_Troubleshooting#Session_permissions]] if you have any issues with automounting or permissions.
 
 
This should contain {{ic|1=Remote=no}} and {{ic|1=Active=yes}} in the output. See [[xinitrc#Preserving the session]] for troubleshooting if it does not.
 
 
 
A dbus session should also be started along with X, in a way that exports a single {{ic|DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS}} for every application in your session. The simplest way to do this is if you don't use a desktop environment is to copy the code from {{ic|/etc/skel/.xinitrc}} that runs files in {{ic|/etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d}} to your {{ic|~/.xinitrc}}, and avoid using {{ic|dbus-launch}} or {{ic|ck-launch-session}}.
 
 
 
==Troubleshooting==
 
  
 
There is a [https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/32325 known bug] that causes duplicate entries for drives.
 
There is a [https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/32325 known bug] that causes duplicate entries for drives.

Revision as of 07:15, 1 November 2012

GVFS is the virtual filesystem for the GNOME desktop, which allows mounting local and remote filesystems as a user along with trash support. It is also used by file managers like Thunar.

Installation

The gvfs package needs to be installed, along with polkit-gnome for the polkit rules.

Troubleshooting

See General_Troubleshooting#Session_permissions if you have any issues with automounting or permissions.

There is a known bug that causes duplicate entries for drives.