gvfs-mount Man page

GVFS-MOUNT(1) User Commands GVFS-MOUNT(1)


gvfs-mount – Mounts the locations


gvfs-mount [OPTION…] [LOCATION…]

gvfs-mount –unmount-scheme=SCHEME

gvfs-mount –list [OPTION…]

gvfs-mount –monitor [OPTION…]


gvfs-mount provides commandline access to various aspects of GIOs
mounting functionality.

Mounting refers to the traditional concept of arranging multiple file
systems and devices in a single tree, rooted at /. Classical mounting
happens in the kernel and is controlled by the mount utility. GIO
expands this concept by introducing mount daemons that can make file
systems available to GIO applications without kernel involvement.


The following options are understood:

-h, –help
Prints a short help text and exits.

Shows the version number and exits.

-m, –mountable
Mount as a mountable.

-d, –device=DEVICE
Mount the volume with the given device file.

-u, –unmount
Unmount the locations.

-e, –eject
Eject the locations.

-s, –unmount-scheme=SCHEME
Unmount all mounts with the given scheme.

-f, –force
Ignore outstanding file operations when unmounting or ejecting.

-a, –anonymous
Use an anonymous user when authenticating

-l, –list
List all known mounts.

-o, –monitor
Monitor mount and unmount events.

-i, –detail
Show extra information for –list and –monitor.

On success 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.


ls, gvfs-info

gvfs GVFS-MOUNT(1)