On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:30:06 PM UTC-4, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote: > On 10/13/2016 02:25 PM, John Maher wrote: > > On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:06:15 PM UTC-4, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) > > wrote: > >> On 10/12/2016 12:55 PM, John Maher wrote: > >>> Hello, > >>> > >>> I'm trying to access file on the command line through an SMB mount point > >>> that is created in the GUI. I'm using a debian-8 AppVM and connecting to > >>> an SMB share in a Files window, but I cannot find a mount point for the > >>> share. I would expect it to be in /run/users/1000/.gvfs, but there's > >>> nothing there. > >>> > >>> Can anyone point out where I would find that mount point? > >> By default, GVFS won't actually mount it — it just appears in the Files > >> window. I believe the first time you attempt to activate (open) a file > >> on the share, GVFS does the mount. It used to be different, I know, I > >> just hit this issue myself a few days ago. > >> > >> This is more a GNOME upstream thing. > >> > >> Do your files show on the file manager? > >> > >> > >> -- > >> Rudd-O > >> http://rudd-o.com/ > > The real issue is that I'm trying to access a KeePassX database that > > resides on a smb share, and the Database > Open dialog box does not present > > mounted smb shares or bookmarks to the shares. Any thoughts on this? > > You need an actual mount for that to work, and the dialog box will not > trigger the mount operation. You have two choices: > > 1) Open your KeepAssX database in a StandaloneVM which you have > configured to mount the SMB drive. > 2) In the template, create and enable an /etc/systemd/system mount unit > for the SMB drive, that is only active if a file in > /var/run/qubes-service/<SERVICEFILE> exists (check the various > qubes-*.service files in /usr/lib/systemd/system for examples on how the > ConditionPathExists thing works), then set up the qubes-service > <SERVICEFILE> on the VM in question. That way, when you boot the VM in > question, and only that VM in question, the mount appears immediately. > > I would also use automount units if I were you, just to make sure that > your VM where you run KeepAssX boots fast and does not wait to mount the > remote device. > > Here is a crude example of such a thing: > > [user@tpl ~]$ mkdir /mnt/keepassxmount > [user@tpl ~]$ cat > /etc/systemd/system/mnt-keepassxmount.mount > [Unit] > Description=Mount /mnt/keepassxmount > ConditionPathExists=/var/run/qubes-service/mnt-keepassxmount > Before=remote-fs.target > After=remote-fs-pre.target mnt-keepassxmount.path > > [Mount] > What=//smbserverip/keepassxmount > Where=/mnt/keepassxmount > Type=cifs > Options=_netdev,cache=strict,forceuid,forcegid,noperm,noserverino,nomapposix,nomapchars,uid=user,gid=user,forceuid,forcegid > > [Install] > WantedBy=remote-fs.target > [user@tpl ~]$ systemctl enable mnt-keepassxmount.mount > > At this point you add the Qubes service mnt-keepassxmount in your VM's > configuration. > > Option 3: use some file sync service to keep that KeepAssX file > synchronized to local disk on that VM. > > > -- > Rudd-O > http://rudd-o.com/
Manuel, this is awesome! Thank you for the extensive explanation. Regarding option 3, are you referring to a Qubes service or some other type of utility? Being new to Qubes, your mentioning of services above is my introduction to Qubes services. John -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/2c228b10-2abd-4d2e-876d-77802b22614c%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.