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When a user session starts, I bind some /mnt/nfs_share into /home/username/afolder using mount --bind. Then Nautilus displays the mounted folder as a separate volume and the removable media applet is shown to allow ejection. I would like the binding to be transparent for the user.

Using a symbolic link isn't exactly what I'm looking for, because the user can delete this link from its home directory and the folder appears as external to user home tree.

  • Are you doing it in the command line or in fstab? – gajdipajti Apr 13 '12 at 6:50
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I am mounting the nfs shares in my dormitory with this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs

  • I've tried to mount /home/auser/nfs_share using autofs, but it still appears as a removable media :-( – Pascal Apr 15 '12 at 6:51
  • Sorry. I used fedora, and in my setup, the mountpoints were written in fstab. I didn't knew ubuntu acted differently. – gajdipajti Apr 15 '12 at 11:11

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