Mounting volumes through the command line

László Monda laci at
Tue Apr 3 14:23:15 PDT 2012

On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 3:34 AM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
> On domingo, 1 de abril de 2012 00.12.32, László Monda wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> There's a second HDD in my laptop which is fully encrypted.  I saved
>> its password and I can easily mount it by simply clicking on its label
>> in Nautilus.  I'd like to automatically get this HDD mounted upon
>> logging into Gnome.
>> I'm sure that it's possible somehow, either through D-Bus or by
>> calling Nautilus with some arguments.  D-Bus may be more beneficial
>> because it wouldn't involve any windows popping up.
>> Please help or direct me to somewhere where somebody can answer my question.
> Please ask in a Nautilus mailing list what you must do to accomplish that
> goal. Once you know which call you must make (service, object, interface,
> method and parameters to send), we can help you craft the call in a script or
> in your program.

I've already asked them on their mailing list, will try another
channel this time.  Thanks!

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