[X2Go-Dev] Folder sharing in ThinClient mode - server-side situation after umount

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Tue Jan 22 20:23:15 CET 2019

HI Stefan,

On  Di 22 Jan 2019 16:11:55 CET, Stefan Baur wrote:

> Hi $LIST,
> over on X2Go-User one of our new users is wondering why in ThinClient
> mode, X2Go doesn't remove the empty directory on the server when
> portable media is removed from the ThinClient.
> In other words, we see a ~/media/disk/KINGSTON folder on the server for
> a Kingston usb flash disk, and we can see all of its contents.
> Unplugging the device leads to an empty ~/media/disk/KINGSTON folder,
> but the folder "KINGSTON" itself is not removed.
> Is this intentional, or an oversight?  Or technically impossible?
> Or is something wrong with the user's server/client setup?
> Or is the user merely "holding it wrong", i.e. would they have to use a
> server-side umount command like "fusermount -u mountpoint" instead of
> simply removing the media from the ThinClient without warning?
> Kind Regards,
> Stefan Baur

Simply removing the USB flash drive is what is supposed to be done. If  
the folder remains, then something goes wrong on the server-side (in  
x2goumount-session), maybe in X2Go Client (dunno otoh).


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