A command-line program used to interact with the udisksd daemon - udisksctl

A command-line program used to interact with the udisksd daemon process. More information: udisksctl: UDisks Reference Manual.

  • Show high-level information about disk drives and block devices:

udisksctl status

  • Show detailed information about a device:

udisksctl info --block-device {{/dev/sdX}}

  • Show detailed information about a device partition:

udisksctl info --block-device {{/dev/sdXN}}

  • Mount a device partition and prints the mount point:

udisksctl mount --block-device {{/dev/sdXN}}

  • Unmount a device partition:

udisksctl unmount --block-device {{/dev/sdXN}}

  • Monitor the daemon for events:

udisksctl monitor