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Re: [K12OSN] local USB devices (flash drive) on K12LTSP 4.4



On Sun, 2005-07-10 at 12:12 +0800, Gavin Chester wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-07-09 at 20:56 -0700, Eric Harrison wrote:
> > On Sun, 10 Jul 2005, Gavin Chester wrote:
> > 
> > > On Sat, 2005-07-09 at 10:17 -0700, Eric Harrison wrote:
> > >> On Sat, 9 Jul 2005, Jim McQuillan wrote:
> > > -snip-
> > >
> > >> K12LTSP does include a tweak to the mtools/floppyd configuration
> > >> that lets it work with USB memory sticks. Try inserting a thumb drive
> > >> into a terminal and click on the "Floppy Drive" icon.
> > >
> > > I've not worked out how to access this feature on a desktop sans icons,
> > > as comes with Xfce.  I guess IceWM users would have the same issue
> > > without desktop icons.  So, how _do_ I access removable from terminal
> > > utilising the tweaks you wrote to make it easy, Eric?
> > 
> > The "floppy icon" just runs MToolsFM. So create a launcher (or whatever
> > they happen to call it in Xfce) for that application and you should
> > be good to go.
> > 
> > -Eric
> > 
> 
> I'm having a dumb attack here, Eric.  Typing mtoolsfm from a terminal is
> no go.  So, I went looking for it:
> 
> [gavin local ~]$ locate mtoolsfm
> /etc/mtoolsfm.conf
> 
> [gavin local ~]$ locate mtools
> /usr/bin/mtools
> /usr/bin/mtoolstest
> /usr/share/zsh/4.2.0/functions/_mtools
> /usr/share/info/mtools.info.gz
> /usr/share/doc/mtools-3.9.9
> /usr/share/doc/mtools-3.9.9/README
> /usr/share/doc/mtools-3.9.9/Changelog
> /usr/share/doc/mtools-3.9.9/Release.notes
> /usr/share/doc/mtools-3.9.9/COPYING
> /usr/share/doc/mtools-3.9.9
> /usr/share/man/man5/mtools.5.gz
> /usr/share/man/man1/mtoolstest.1.gz
> /usr/share/man/man1/mtools.1.gz
> /usr/lib/syslinux/syslinux-nomtools
> 
> [gavin local ~]$ which mtoolsfm
> /usr/bin/which: no mtoolsfm in
> (/usr/kerberos/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/home/gavin/bin)
> 
> So, mtools can be invoked with /usr/bin/mtools, but then I have to enter
> the command parameters to make it function.  Should I RTFM to get mtools
> working??  But, it seems that you've made it easier than this, so why is
> mtoolsfm apparently useless on my standard k12ltsp v4.2.0 without
> desktop icons? 

Try MToolsFM :-)


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