Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 476579
Patch to add notification of usb disk attachment to machine
Last modified: 2008-12-16 04:29:18 EST
Created attachment 327026 [details]
place this file in /etc/udev/rules.d/99-custom.rules
Description of problem:
When a USB disk is attached, notification of this would be useful. This patch to the udev rules uses notify-send to put a notification bubble on the primary display.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 327027 [details]
place this file in /etc/udev/scripts/send-notification
By adding these two files a notification icon and device name will be shown on the primary display.
Huh? For which desktop is this needed? Modern desktops use hal and dbus notification and the future is DeviceKit. Please consider using a desktop service/daemon which uses http://hal.freedesktop.org/docs/DeviceKit/
These files are not going be part of the standard udev package. If really needed, they can be provided by the package, which needs them itself.