On Saturday 04 April 2009 12:30:28 Timothy Murphy wrote: > Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: > > 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. > > This doesn't seem to work for me. > If I go to f=>Applications->System=>Removable Media Utility [KwikDisk] > (which seems the only application with the word "removable" in it) > hovering over the 3-sphere icon does not seem to have any effect. > > Left clicking on the icon, and choosing "StartKdiskFree" > opens a window with various devices, including the USB stick, on it. > On clicking on the USB stick I am offered the option to "Unmount Device". > As far as I know, KwikDisk and StartKdiskFree are both KDE3 utilities. While many KDE3 applications run well on KDE4, the utilities generally don't. At least, that's my belief. > The only way to Safely Remove the stick as far as I can see > is to right-click on the name in the Dolphin window, > which can be opened either from the Device Notifier icon > or from the kicker menu (f=>Applications=>System=>File Manager). > > Your other suggestion, "eject /dev/sdb1", does indeed turn off the USB > stick. Thank you. > (The only way I could see to find that it is on /dev/sdb1 > was to say "mount".) > (or df :-) which is what I usually use. ) Anne -- New to KDE4? - get help from http://userbase.kde.org Just found a cool new feature? Add it to UserBase
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