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[[Category:File systems]]
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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]].
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== Installation ==
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The {{Pkg|gvfs}} package needs to be [[pacman|installed]], along with {{Pkg|polkit-gnome}} for the polkit rules.
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It requires [[dbus]].
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== GVFS without root password ==
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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.
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In the directory {{ic|/usr/share/polkit-1/rules.d}}, create this file named {{ic|10-drives.rules}}:
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polkit.addRule(function(action, subject) {
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if (action.id.indexOf("org.freedesktop.udisks2.") == 0){
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        return polkit.Result.YES;
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    }
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}
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);
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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.
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== Tips ==
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GVFS needs [[dbus]] to works well.
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{{hc|$ cat ~/.xinitrc|
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exec dbus-launch awesome
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}}
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Latest revision as of 11:25, 4 November 2014