Introduction to the Thunar Volume Manager

The Thunar Volume Manager is an extension for the Thunar file manager, which enables automatic management of removable drives and media.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

Thunar Volume Manager Dependencies


Exo-0.10.2, libxfce4ui-4.10.0 and udev-extras (from systemd) (for GUdev)


Recommended Runtime Dependencies

Gvfs-1.18.3 and polkit-gnome-0.105

User Notes:

Installation of the Thunar Volume Manager

Install the Thunar Volume Manager by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: thunar-volman and thunar-volman-settings
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


is the Thunar Volume Manager, a command line utility to automatically mount or unmount removable media.


is a small GTK+ 2 application for changing Thunar Volume Manager settings.

Last updated on 2014-02-20 10:20:46 -0800