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I'm using Linux Mint 13. Whenever I plug my camera into the USB port, Gthumb opens and a directory window opens. I can't find config files, autoplay options or an option in the preferences of Gthumb to change this.

How can I stop Gthumb opening when I plug in my camera?


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Find Removable media in the System Settings menu, check Never prompt or start programs on media insertion or Install dconf Editor using sudo apt-get install dconf-tools.Then launch dconf Editor,navigate to org/gnome/desktop/media-handling and uncheck automount, you can even try https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/7/removable-drive-menu/ A neat little extension that adds a removable drives icon to the top panel when you insert one, from there you can then choose to open a nautilus window or eject.

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In Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon the Removable Media settings are under System Settings > Preferred Applications.

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