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Date:      Thu, 1 Feb 2007 21:29:39 -0500
From:      Rod Person <rodperson@comcast.net>
To:        Chris Shenton <chris@shenton.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Easy USB-drive automounter and "filemanager" for nontechies?
Message-ID:  <20070201212939.141a489c@atomizer.opensourcebeef.net>
In-Reply-To: <867iv1mldg.fsf@Bacalao.shenton.org>
References:  <867iv1mldg.fsf@Bacalao.shenton.org>

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On Thu, 01 Feb 2007 19:52:27 -0500
Chris Shenton <chris@shenton.org> wrote:

>=20
> I'm looking for something like she'd get on a Mac or PC:
>=20
> 1. a way to automount the USB 'drive' when she plugs in
> 2. a visual filemanager or some other friendly way for her to see
>    files and copy them off so she can mail them or whatnot.
> 3. a way to safely unmount the USB device when she's done  =20
>=20

>=20
> I've got no idea about friendly GUI/filemanager with drag-n-drop or
> other easy way to get files off.  She's using simple olde FVWM2 now
> and I'd prefer not to load up a massive GUI like KDE or Gnome.  I just
> don't know what's out there, being a command line dinosuar myself.
>=20
> Any recommendations? =20


Thunar. I just started using this it's part of XFCE4, but you can
install it separately, I use it with fluxbox. It uses hal-d but it very
light.

--=20

Rod

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