Xfce USB Format

Ernesto Acosta elav at ipichcb.rimed.cu
Mon Jan 17 16:05:39 CET 2011

On 01/16/2011 02:03 PM, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> Hello
> On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Ernesto Acosta<elav at ipichcb.rimed.cu>  wrote:
>> Greetings:
>> I am very excited that very soon will officially xfce 4.8. For now I'm using
>> Gnome, but I always used Xfce 4.6, and that is why I look forward to version
>> 4.8
>> I have a little doubt. Is it possible to create the context menu of Thunar,
>> an option to format USB memory? If there is something I like Gnome that
>> option, but do not think there Xfce, so you have to use Gparted or some
>> command in the terminal.
>> I am aware that Thunar can add actions,
> I don't know if there is a (ready) way to detect the device names
> underlying a mount point.
>> and that would be fine, if my memory
>> always be sdb1, but if I have other memories are assembled and sdc1 or sdd1
>> Is there any way to detect the action which is the device I format?
> My guess is that it is best to use GParted, as you suggested. You
> could allow 'user' to run it (via sudo), and you could put it in a
> launcher on the panel.
>> Is it possible to include an application to format USB memory in Xfce?
> I don't think that a 'Format...' c-menu item is good in a file
> manager, since it's not its job. Personally I wouldn't want one (by
> default) in Thunar. If you want to format a device, use a Partition
> Manager. ;)
>> Excuse my bad English.
> Few of us are native English speakers on this list. Cheers
> Livu

I understand. Just occurred to me that, as it has the possibility Thunar 
Send to a USB memory, the same function could have it but to format ..

Saludos: *Ernesto Acosta*
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