unmount usb devices
frmrick at aapt.net.au
Sun Sep 6 00:54:35 BST 2009
On Sunday 06 September 2009 08:52:40 Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> Em Sábado 05 Setembro 2009, Rick Miles escreveu:
> > On Sunday 06 September 2009 08:05:54 Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> > > Em Sábado 05 Setembro 2009, Rick Miles escreveu:
> > > > Is there a menu option somewhere for unmounting memory sticks?
> > > > I'm looking for a way to do this without using dolphin.
> > > >
> > > > TIA
> > >
> > > Add the "Device Notifier" plasmoid to a panel or to the desktop.
> > > Use it to unmount devices.
> > <snip>
> > I have that. It shows a device mounted and that I have a vfat device
> > plugged in, I can click into another popup then that give me the
> > options, open in Dolphin, download photos with digikam or do nothing.
> > I would assume at this point nothing is mounted.
> That's right, so far it is not mounted yet.
> > However, after
> > opening in konqueror, my default gui file browser, it would be
> > mounted and I see no options in the device notifier or anywhere else
> > for safely removing it. I have seen reference to the option when
> > mousing over the device's icon in the notifierwhen googling but that
> > doesn't happen. I believe that there is something in dolphin that
> > offers the option but I prefer to use konqueror as my file browser.
> In the Device Notifier window, if you hover the mouse cursor over a
> mounted device, you will see an eject icon next to its name. Click this
> icon to unmount the device. The Device Notifier icon will change
> temporarily to a check mark to indicate that it is safe to remove the
OK this seems to be working but I get a message saying it can't be unmounted because one or more files are open. This I believe is a hal or permission problem as I have nothing open.
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