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Automatically mount stuff like CD-ROM disks when inserted.

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(on Wikipedia)

Automount utilities including an updated version of Amd Am-utils includes an updated version of Amd, the popular BSD automounter. An automounter is a program which maintains a cache of mounted filesystems. Filesystems are mounted when they are first referenced by the user and unmounted after a certain period of inactivity. Amd supports a variety of filesystems, including NFS, UFS, CD-ROMS and local drives.

You should install am-utils if you need a program for automatically mounting and unmounting filesystems.

Incomprehensible documentation.

  • amd

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A hybrid userspace filesystem framework supporting many "exotic" filesystems (localfs, sshfs, ftpfs, gnutellafs, locasefs, gvfs, cardfs, cefs, etc. ).

Seems unreliable to me.

  • Can mount FTP
  • Allows Gnutella Peer-to-peer mounting to perform searches and use search results as files.
  • Abandoned

    • As of August 2008-08-26, last updated 2003-10-30.
    • Try CurlFtpFS

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