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    Want to Load an Icon When USB Storage Device is Plugged In


    I would like to find a script that will load an icon when a USB drive is plugged in. I just connected an 80GB USB Western Digital hard drive to my Mepis distribution, and WD included two files on the drive: a graphic of their logo (an icon) and a script that points to the icon for installation on the desktop. The script, naturally, doesn't work with Linux, but I would like to locate one that will. Hopefully, someone can help with this. I have another USB storage device connected to my system, and it would be useful to be able to quickly identify each of them them "graphically". Thanks.

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    Normally you should be able to create a link to the usb device on your desktop... Off course it will always be there, even when it's not connected, I don't know if that's what you're looking for.
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