Graphically Unmounting Disk Volumes In Fedora 13

Robert L Cochran cochranb at
Sat May 22 15:33:21 UTC 2010

I meant, in Fedora 12 you can right-click the desktop shortcut icon for 
each partition that is being displayed and select "unmount volume" from 
the context menu. I don't know if the popup windows themselves have such 
an option.

I apologize for the confusion.


On 05/22/2010 11:11 AM, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> One thing I constantly do is plug in something like a Passport hard
> drive or a flash drive or SD Card. In Fedora 12, Gnome will display
> popup windows for each of the partitions detected when you plug the unit
> in. You can right-click these and select the option for "Unmount Volume"
> from the context menu.
> In Fedora 13, the "Unmount Volume" option has disappeared from the
> context menu. I see an option for "Safely Remove ...", and this will
> unmount all the partitions and then remove the entire volume, which I
> don't want in the case of a volume with multiple partitions.
> To unmount partitions in Fedora 13, I have to use the command line. In
> my eyes, that is a step backwards.
> Thanks
> Bob Cochran

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