How to mount file systems easily in Midnight Commander

Everyone know Midnight Commander default user menu (invoked with <F2> key). It contains some (more or less) useful commands and it is… customizable.

Default Midnight Commander User Menu

If you want to use different menu for some directory you just need to create file .mc.menu in target directory. I made a simple menu form /media/.

It contains only two entries. One mount and another umount chosen filesystem:

shell_patterns=0
+ ! t t
m       Mount flesystem
    mount %f
u       Umount flesystem
    umount %f

Now, when I want to mount file system stored on DVD or memory card in camera I just press <F2> on directory and press <ENTER> to mount it:

Customized Midnight Commander User Menu

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