USB Pen Drive Works Great - Request for icon

James Henstridge james at
Mon Sep 20 09:21:16 UTC 2004

On 18/09/04 18:47, Martin Pitt 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).
If you set the /apps/nautilus/desktop/volumes_visible gconf key to true 
(using the configuration editor), then you will get disk and network 
volume icons on the desktop.  The icons were turned off to give a clean 
desktop on a fresh install.


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