USB Pen Drive Works Great - Request for icon

Shawn adonijah at
Sat Sep 18 16:24:06 UTC 2004

On Sat, 18 Sep 2004 12:47:36 +0200, Martin Pitt
<martin.pitt at> wrote:
> Hi Rob!
> On 2004-09-17 15:05 -0700, Rob Willenberg wrote:
> > Fujifilm 512MB pen drive was detected and a nautilus window opened when
> > I attached it to my laptop. Sweet! One nice thing would be a temporary
> > desktop icon for attached storage devices.
> So far they appear only in the "Computer" window, so there is at least
> a place to handle them. We currently think about adding a small icon
> to the panel which allows to unmount the device again (which is more
> ovbious than going to the Computer window first).

Do you mean something like a 'mount manager' applet? That would let
the user mount and umount devices, ask for root password when
necessary, etc?

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