Safely Remove Drive needed twice

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Fri Oct 29 05:50:48 UTC 2010

On 29/10/2010 15:02, Mark wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 5:43 PM, Basil Chupin<blchupin at>  wrote:
>> If formatted in msdos/FAT then you need to go to Places (to panel) click
>> on the thumb drive which will bring up the File Manager; see on
>> left-side the entry for the thumb drive and click on the pyramid-looking
>> icon at the end. This will safely remove it. If you try and do it by
>> using the icon on the workspace you will get an error message - which is
>> probably why it keeps "coming back" :-) .
> Actually, it brings up Nautilus, which does not have a pyramid looking
> icon anywhere.
> I don't mind removing it twice, it's just annoying.
> Is your solution for KDE?  The only file manager link under GNOME (in
> Menu->Other) is also Nautilus....

You posted the question in Ubuntu so my answer referred to Ubuntu and 
not KDE. Nevertheless, Gnome also uses Nautilus so you should also see 
the Pyramid-looking thngie - unless KDE is doing some fiddling with the 

Here is what I am talking about (as a small attachment).

> Thanks, though.
> Mark

No problemo.


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