PySDM is a Storage Device Manager that allows full customization of hard disk mountpoints without manually access to fstab.

It also allows the creation of udev rules for dynamic configuration of storage devices. Useful tool for those who aren’t familiar with command line or editing fstab manually.


  • PyGTK graphical interface
  • Management of fstab file
    • Partition autodetection
    • Automated configuration for new devices
    • Filesystem-dependent options. ext2, ext3, fat, ntfs, reiserfs, swap and xfs supported now, more coming soon… :)
    • Mounting management
  • Hotpluging
    • udev rules management
    • Device naming
    • Permission assignement
  • internationalization and localization support



PySdm is available in Ubuntu universe repository, install it using Ubuntu Software Center or:

sudo apt-get install pysdm