[Novalug] added a hdd - Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid
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Tue May 5 15:54:51 EDT 2009
On Martes 05 Mayo 2009 4:42:00 PM Chuck Seiders wrote:
> Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > On Martes 05 Mayo 2009 3:51:18 PM Chuck Seiders wrote:
> >> So the question is how do I make 'browseability' happen in the GUI?
> > I think that thing is just for external drives. If you look here:
> >> ~ $ mount
> >> /dev/sdb1 on /storage type ext3 (rw)
> > /dev/sdb5 on /fat32store type vfat (rw)You've already got them mounted at
/storage and /fat32store so you can just
> > add shortcuts to those mountpoints to the Places menu. To do that, just
> > / in a file browser window and drag the storage and fat32store directories
> > the sidebar.
> First, thanks for your quick reply!
> I left off a bit of boring detail in the original post, as to how I'd
> booted the system and with the old/existing partitions
> still on the drive it did show up in the GUI - Places > Computer as well
> as an icon on the desktop 'just appeared'.
> This is why I thought a tweak is yet to be found, ...maybe not?
Oh..hmm ok then I don't know how it decides which partitions to put there. I
thought it was just external ones *shrug*
> Perhaps it was because a previous system was still installed the
> old/existing partitions prior to wiping it??
> I've done as suggested...
> opened Nautilus > File System > storage
> drug it to the lower left side panel
> now an icon labeled 'storage' displays along with the default items,
> Documents, Music, etc, etc
Should show up in the Places menu as well now.
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