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black-clover

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login and USB automount
« on: July 13, 2017, 04:58:45 pm »
A few questions.

1 - What file do I have to edit and how to make Vector bypass GDM altogether and login directly into the desktop (Hfce or Jwm for example)?
2 - Same as above but going to text login?
3 - How do I get the USB to automount in Jwm, since Thunar doesn't seem to do it?

Thanks.

nightflier

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Re: login and USB automount
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2017, 05:13:47 pm »
1 - http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=19029.msg105550
2 - select "TUI" at the initial boot screen. You will still have to enter your username and password. No mechanism is in place to bypass that.
3 - Thunar should do automount, but you may need to launch JWM with more permissions. Does thunar do this when running under XFCE?

black-clover

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Re: login and USB automount
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2017, 09:17:45 pm »
Ok for 1 and 2.
Thunar does load the USB automatically in Xfce.
Under Jwm I opened the Thunar advanced configuration options and checked the box for USB auto-loading USB devices but to no avail.

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Re: login and USB automount
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2017, 04:35:45 am »
Did some testing with VL Light. When running JWM, spacefm does auto-mount USB devices and optical discs.

Since you have Thunar, you probably added JWM to VL STD. Try installing spacefm, udevil and udisks, see if that works.

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Re: login and USB automount
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2017, 09:59:32 am »
Spacefm worked right away, thanks.
I just wonder why Thunar act differently on the same system under Hfce and Jwm.

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Re: login and USB automount
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2017, 04:12:19 pm »
Spacefm worked right away, thanks.
I just wonder why Thunar act differently on the same system under Hfce and Jwm.

Suspect there's a dependency installed with spacefm that isn't installed with Thunar. Had the same issue and once spacefm was installed, Thunar began to work properly with auto mounting USB devices.
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