Xfce 4.4 and Thunar automounting of USB stick

Kevin Kinsey kdk at daleco.biz
Fri Mar 16 22:48:08 UTC 2007

Chess Griffin wrote:
> Hello!  My first post to the list.  :)
> I have FreeBSD 6.2 installed and running wonderfully.  I have built
> Xfce 4.4from ports and it too, is working very well, but I have one
> problem -- the
> new Thunar file manager does not auto-mount USB sticks.


> I have installed Hal, Dbus, and polkit and have those 3 things enabled 
> in my
> /etc/rc.conf.  I also installed thunar and the thunar-volman plugin.
> However, when I go to the "Advanced" tab in the File Manager settings
> manager in order to activate the auto-mounting, it states "Build thunar-vfs
> with HAL support to use the volume management support in Thunar."  When I
> built Thunar I did enable Hal support, and I can't find anything in 
> ports or packages about thunar-vfs.

Hmm, which did you install first, HAL or Thunar?

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