gnome3 and removable devices...
gmml at embarqmail.com
Wed May 18 17:41:36 UTC 2011
You can also use the Disk Utility(my preference). It offers a "Safe Removal" option
which actually turns the power off to the device.
----- "Adam Miller" <maxamillion at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 11:19:28PM -0700, 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
> > "Safety remove..."
> > In the new and awesome gnome3, there is a way to have the desktop
> > 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
> > 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
> > Can someone tell me how to handle this situation the correct gnome3
> DISCLAIMER: I have not tested this personally.
> I think the desired functionality is still there in Gnome3 but
> by default. You need to install a package called "gnome-tweak-tool"
> (which shows up in your application menu as "tweak advanced setttings"
> inside that program there is an item in the left hand side labeled
> manager" if you select that and then select "Have file manager handle
> the desktop" from "off" to "on" it should restore to the
> you are used to.
> Hope this helps.
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