[Thunar-dev] Unmount removable devices systemtray app

Harold Aling h.aling at home.nl
Thu Feb 1 20:38:10 CET 2007

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Hash: RIPEMD160
> Harold Aling wrote:
>> When I copy something to my USB flash disk, I now have to either type
>> 'sync' in a terminal or right-click a removable device in Thunar and
>> select 'eject'.
>> Wouldn't it be nice to have a system tray icon present if one or more
>> removable devices have been mounted that has these features:
>> - Either right or left click shows all mounted removable devices.
>> Clicking them syncs and unmounts that specific drive and gives visual
>> feedback that it's safe to remove the device.
>> - Produce an error popup (which disappears in X seconds) when a user
>> does not correctly unmount a removable device before removing it (which
>> can lead to data corruption...)
> Yep, I completely agree.  I noticed this myself recently on my laptop.
> Having to open up a thunar window just to eject a flash drive is annoying.
I created a feature request at http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2855

let's hope Benedikt also likes such an enhancement...


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