USB Pen Drive Works Great - Request for icon

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at canonical.com
Sun Sep 19 20:23:50 UTC 2004


Hi Shawn!

On 2004-09-18 11:24 -0500, Shawn wrote:
> > 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?

Devices get mounted automatically, and we don't want to ask for
passwords on this occasion; either an user is allowed to mount a drive
(then it just happens), or he isn't (then you need to do it manually
as root).

The little icon's purpose should be restricted to be an easier
method of unmounting a removable device.

Martin

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