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Month: June 2018

Re: [trinity-users] Disabling USB hard drive auto mount

From: Jimmy Johnson <>
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:55:07 -0700
On 06/17/2018 05:23 AM, William Morder wrote:
> On Thursday 14 June 2018 01:51:31 Jimmy Johnson wrote:
>> On 06/13/2018 04:17 PM, Kate Draven wrote:
>>> Ok so here's the update after the reinstall.
>>> Automounting is gone. I haven't checked yet if udisks2 is installed.
>>> I'm almost convinced it was something I did.
>>> We shall see after I install the rest of the packages.
>>> Now, however, whenever I plug in a usb hd, it doesn't show up on the
>>> desktop. When I set it to show umounted hd vols, it also shows me root
>>> drive. Not good. In the previous bigdaddy iso, I could plug a usb hd and
>>> it would pop up on the desktop as would a USB drv.
>>> Any suggestions as to what to look into?
>>> Kate
>>> Hey Doc, I'll see if I can uninstall udisks2 and the like before adding
>>> packages to see what calls it.
>> It's been almost 7yrs since I built a .iso, I just ran the last one I
>> built on both intel and amd and it ran best on the amd, even kweather
>> updated :), but the drivers and firmware are old.  So I set here with
>> build instructions in front of me for rolling my own Devuan distro, I'm
>> thinking Devuan Jessie+TDE-Trinity or TDE base+full firmware and drivers
>> and hopefully it will run and install on any computer, ksnapshot will be
>> added plus any suggested adds.  I don't need this but maybe someone here
>> could use it. Any takers? ;)
>> Cheers,
> Yes, please. I am thinking of trying to create an iso from my installed system
> (if I can). I seem to remember something in Ubuntu/Kubuntu that did that very
> thing. (Was it called mondo?) But now I can't find it.
> Once I've got my system running like I want - and I'm pretty much there now -
> I just want to keep it like that, and only upgrade.
> Wasn't there a way to configure the old Debian to do automatic "rolling
> upgrades"? - using "stable" instead of "jessie", for example, in the
> sources.list? Or am I just dreaming?
> Bill

If you're looking at stable I suggest using "Exe Linux" built on Devuan 
Jessie and TDE for Jessie.  It's what I recommend and what I use unless 
I'm doing a core/base install.

As for Devuan ASCII it's still a work in progress and I suggest only for 

The Devuan mailing list is a good source for info if you are serious 
about saying no to systemd as I am.

Jimmy Johnson

Devuan Jessie - TDE Trinity R14.0.4 - AMD A8-7600 - EXT4 at sda2
Registered Linux User #380263