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Re: Amarok + USB-Stick




Am 01.04.2018 um 19:40 schrieb René J.V. Bertin:
> On Sunday April 01 2018 14:02:25 Bernd Nachtigall wrote:
> 
>> At the first time I assume that this was because of indexing or
>> whatever, but this behavior is every time i try to use it with Amarok.
>> So Amarok is not usable.
>> If I use the stick with other tools there is a normal behavior ...
> 
> A thought: something may not be the same each time you remount the thumb drive, causing Amarok to think this is not the same drive as before and thus to reindex the thing.
I dolphin, I saw the tumb drive at the same location every time.
(/run/media/bernd/uuid)

> 2 things to try:
> - create a symlink from, say, your desktop to the music content on the stick and define that as the location of your library in Amarok
> - make a /etc/fstab entry for the thumb drive (using the entry in /dev/disk/by-uuid) with appropriate settings.
This is the way to make a dynamicly changeable device to a fixed one. ;-)
> 
> But maybe Amarok does this with all volumes that it recognises as removable? 
If this is fact, dev should be think about removeable devices with more
then 130 GiByte storage.

Do you (dis)connect it with Amarok running?
No, every time I release the device.

Anyway, I used 'play' with out any problems. Amarok seems not usable for
dynamic use. It seems it is for static use only.

Thx

Bernd