gnome3 and removable devices...

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Wed May 18 08:55:52 UTC 2011

On 05/18/2011 11:56 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-05-17 at 23:19 -0700, Rob Healey wrote:
>> Can someone tell me how to handle this situation the correct gnome3
>> way?
> There's an 'eject' button next to it in the file manager, which more or
> less does this (it actually does something a bit stronger - it removes
> the device entirely, after you click it /dev/sda won't exist any more).
> Some apps that commonly handle removable media also let you 'eject' -
> Rhythmbox and Shotwell, for example.

In addition to that,  gnome-shell-extensions-drive-menu (in Fedora 15
repo) can be useful here.   It provides a icon on top right for ejecting
the devices.  I use that and have set the filemanager to not pop-up on
drive mount via dconf. 


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