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Script to show notification for a block device with mount action

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This script displays a notification for an unmounted drive with a button to mount it.

It might be wise to call the script from a listeners that fires every time a new block device is detected.

As an example, if you have [udevil][udevil] installed, you can run the following script (as a service maybe?) and it will show a notification whenever a new device is detected:

devmon --no-mount --no-unmount --exec-on-drive "./ -d %f"
Note: You will need to change the path to the script, if you do not run `devmon` in the same folder as the script.

## Installation
If you are not using **Arch** then you will need to copy or symlink the `` file to somewhere that is in your `$PATH` (see below in the example for more info on the `PATH`).

For how to install and start the system service see the [example](#systemd-unit) below.
### Arch Linux
If you are using **Arch Linux** you can run `makepkg -sri` (click [here]( for more info on makepkg) in either the `contrib/notification-mount.aur` or the `contrib/notification-mount-git.aur` folder.
This will automatically install this package and download all dependencies except for python-notify2, which you will need to build yourself from [here]( because it is only in the AUR.
You should now also have a user systemd service which you can enable and start like this:
systemctl --user enable notification-mount.service
systemctl --user start notification-mount.service
### Requirements
* Linux
* python3
* [python-gobject](
* [python-notify2](
* [udevil][udevil]

## Examples
### Systemd Unit
Systemd service using [udevil][udevil]:
Description=Notification when new block device is detected with button to mount

ExecStart=/usr/bin/devmon --no-mount --no-unmount --exec-on-drive " -d %%f"

Fot this you will need to have the `` in a folder that is part of the `$PATH`

**Note:** This should be the default `$PATH`. Alternatively you can set your modified `PATH` on the systemd environment like described [here](

After that just enable and start the service:
systemctl --user enable notification-mount.service
systemctl --user start notification-mount.service

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