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Re: "Safely remove" USB stick

On Friday 03 April 2009 20:09:06 Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 14:25 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Friday 03 April 2009 12:22:44 Timothy Murphy wrote:
> > > I asked some time ago why there is no Safely Remove option
> > > in Dolphin on my Fedora-10/KDE system,
> > > which I can click on before removing a USB stick.
> > >
> > > I was told that there was such an option,
> > > but I don't seem able to find it.
> > > I certainly don't have a "Safely Remove" icon in my panel,
> > > as in the unmentionable system.
> >
Methinks I had a brain-fart when I wrote this, so corrections coming up.

> > Tim, you get the icon if you hover over the device name in dolphin.  That
> > way, if you have more than one usb device mounted it is quite clear which
> > one you are going to unmount.
> >
This described the action in the Notifier Widget.  In dolphin you need the 
Places panel open (You do know you can add places as bookmarks, there, don't 
you?).  Right-click on the device name should give you Safely Remove.

> > Hover over it and on the right you'll see an up-arrow icon for
> > unmounting.  If it is not currently mounted, but it's still plugged in
> > you'll see the device- name but the icon will not appear.
This is also the Notifier Widget.

> You can also hover over "Computer" in the Kicker menu (or whatever it's
> called now) and right-click on the "Removable Storage" icon. This works
> even without Dolphin.
I hadn't noticed that one, as I rarely use kickoff apart from shutting down.

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