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Today I was wondering something about nautilus: what service/module does use nautilus sidebar to list mounted and unmounted partitions/volumes?

I realize it's not strictly about Ubuntu, but Ubuntu does a peculiar use of nautilus so I was curious about that.

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I would say it uses GIO/GVFS which belongs to Glib.

Api documentation can be found here and here.

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