Thoughts for default Hardy UI. (.deb included)

Karoliina Salminen karoliina.t.salminen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 16:36:03 GMT 2007


Hi,

On Nov 21, 2007 6:04 PM, ttoine at ttoine.net <ttoine at ttoine.net> wrote:
> Karoliina,
>
> You already can do that with right clic on the drive (usb or other) and
> you will see "unmount" or something like that depending on your main
> language (démonter in french)

I know, that I can do this in Nautilus. However, I would like to do
that on places-menu.
Right-clicking in Nautilus is unintuitive.

Best Wishes,
Karoliina

>
> Toine
>
>
>
> Karoliina Salminen a écrit :
>
> > Hi,
> >
> >
> >> Its not so much the automated mounting Im worried about, its the not
> >> so automated unmounting. What drives me insane is having to fuss about
> >> to unmount a usb drive.
> >>
> >
> > I have the same problem. It is slow and clumsy to unmount the drives in Linux.
> > This results that I just type sync and wait the disk to stop and
> > disconnect the drive.
> >
> >
> >> For instance, Windows XP has that little
> >> "Safely remove drive" Thing that pops up when a USB drive is present.
> >>
> >
> > On Mac, this is simply an eject icon that is easy to press and it does
> > eject immediately without further questions.
> > In my opinion, this would be maybe most convenient if such eject icon
> > would be on the right
> > side of the menu item on the Places-menu (assuming that the places
> > menu is there, IMHO, it is one of the
> > most handy things in the Gnome UI compared to other UI environments).
> >
> > E.g. menu items as follows in Places-menu:
> > ...
> > ------------------------------------
> > My Usb drive               eject
> >                                     icon
> > ------------------------------------
> > ...
> >
> > The eject icon would then just run sync and unmount the drive and no questions
> > asked, thing just done right now. Similar things are done in the menus in the
> > Hildon Desktop, there is close-icon on the right side of program name
> > on the application
> > switcher menu. That kind of thing would be quite brilliant on Ubuntu
> > desktop too (for
> > ejecting (=unmounting) USB drives).
> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Karoliina Salminen
> > ---
> > http://www.karoliinasalminen.com/blog
> >
> >
>
>
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