[Shotwell] disable auto-launch
adam at yorba.org
Wed Jul 14 07:02:43 PDT 2010
On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 6:24 AM, Marcus Sundman <sundman at iki.fi> wrote:
> This is probably a FAQ, but I haven't found any answer after looking for
> one for over an hour, so here we go...
> Now whenever I insert a memory card shotwell is automatically launched.
> How can I disabled this "feature"? I'm using ubuntu lucid and I have
> everything disabled in System->Preferences->Removable drives and media.
ah, yes - this is non-obvious. Open a Nautilus (i.e. file browser) window
and go to Edit->Preferences, and choose the Media tab. You'll see a list of
dropdowns that let you control which programs autorun when various sorts of
media are connected to your system. I think it would make more sense to
have this in the main System->Preferences menu somewhere instead, but it
lives in the Nautilus preferences dialog today. (Perhaps we should add this
information to the Shotwell documentation somewhere since it is relevant for
By the way, I'm also running Ubuntu Lucid and I don't see a
System->Preferences->Removable drives and media option - not sure why that's
showing up on your system but not mine.
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