On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 09:29:39PM -0500, Rod Person wrote: > On Thu, 01 Feb 2007 19:52:27 -0500 > Chris Shenton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > I'm looking for something like she'd get on a Mac or PC: > > > > 1. a way to automount the USB 'drive' when she plugs in > > 2. a visual filemanager or some other friendly way for her to see > > files and copy them off so she can mail them or whatnot. > > 3. a way to safely unmount the USB device when she's done > > > > > > > I've got no idea about friendly GUI/filemanager with drag-n-drop or > > other easy way to get files off. She's using simple olde FVWM2 now > > and I'd prefer not to load up a massive GUI like KDE or Gnome. I just > > don't know what's out there, being a command line dinosuar myself. > > > > Any recommendations? > > > Thunar. I just started using this it's part of XFCE4, but you can > install it separately, I use it with fluxbox. It uses hal-d but it very > light.
My wife (non-techie) and I use Thunar in XFCE4.4. Thunar comes installed by default with XFCE4.4, I believe. It is plenty fast and doesn't require all the Gnome and KDE bloat. XFCE4 is also newbie friendly and fast enough for my purposes. Cheers, Jason _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"