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I have an NFS drive mapped in Ubuntu 11.10 using autofs which automatically mounts a drive on every boot. But if I use the Gnome Shell interface, a pop up notification keeps popping up from the bottom-centre of the screen saying the name of the mapped drive and an Eject option.

It pops up about every 5 minutes even though the NFS drive is already always mounted. Any way to stop this?

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I found something helpful here superuser.com/questions/370543/… and it worked... –  user230810 Jan 2 '14 at 0:05

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Per this discussion on the Ubuntu Forums, install dconf-tools and then run the dconf editor (a launcher installed to "System Tools" on my machine).

Navigate to org > gnome > desktop > media-handling and then check the "autorun-never" box. Then simply close the dconf editor.

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excellent answer! here is a handy one-liner: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling autorun-never true –  Florian Apr 25 '14 at 2:30

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