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#REDIRECT [[File manager functionality#Mounting]]
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[[Wikipedia:GVFS|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 {{Pkg|gvfs}} package needs to be [[pacman|installed]], along with {{Pkg|polkit-gnome}} for the polkit rules.
 
 
 
It requires [[dbus]].
 
 
 
== GVFS without root password ==
 
 
 
In file managers (e.g. Thunar), when you try to mount a drive, you might see that you need to enter the root password to continue every single time you want to mount and unmount a drive. This can be bypassed by setting a [[polkit]] rule.
 
 
 
In the directory {{ic|/usr/share/polkit-1/rules.d}}, create this file named {{ic|10-drives.rules}}:
 
 
 
polkit.addRule(function(action, subject) {
 
if (action.id.indexOf("org.freedesktop.udisks2.") == 0){
 
        return polkit.Result.YES;
 
    }
 
}
 
);
 
 
 
Drives will now mount without any intervention from you. If you need to specify which users can perform this action or other restrictions, refer to polkit manual page.
 
 
 
== Tips ==
 
 
 
GVFS needs [[dbus]] to works well.
 
 
 
{{hc|$ cat ~/.xinitrc|
 
exec dbus-launch awesome
 
}}
 

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