gnome3 and removable devices...

Athmane Madjoudj athmanem at
Wed May 18 06:27:26 UTC 2011

On 05/18/2011 07:19 AM, Rob Healey wrote:
> Greetings:
> I remember that in the old Gnome 2.x, you could pull in a usb hard drive
> and the icon would show on the desktop...
> To safely remove the device, you could right click the icon, and choose
> "Safety remove..."
> In the new and awesome gnome3, there is a way to have the desktop handle
> icons and devices, but I do not like it...
> I know that my device will show in the upper panel bar, but how do I
> "Safely remove..." my device?  I know that I can open a terminal, su -l
> to root, and the umount /dev/sda1...  pain in the butt to have to do it
> this way!
> Can someone tell me how to handle this situation the correct gnome3 way?

IIRC, nautilus has eject icon.

Athmane Madjoudj

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