Graphically Unmounting Disk Volumes In Fedora 13

Tommy He tommy.he at linux.com
Sat May 22 21:09:37 UTC 2010


Didn't noticed that until read your post.
As I remember, 'Unmount' option was there in Beta phase. Probably some
recent update broke this.


Yes, it would be better to have the 'Unmount option back.
Please file a bug report for this.

Tommy

On 22 May 2010 16:33, Robert L Cochran <cochranb at speakeasy.net> wrote:
> 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.
>
> Bob
>
>
> 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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