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Wed Jul 11 23:58:55 UTC 2007
On 7/11/07, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey All,
> Lionel has uploaded a new app from the xfce-goodies family called
> xfce4-volstatus-icon, and we want to see what others think about including
> it by default in gutsy.
> From the package information:
> Description: xfce systray icon for ejecting removable volumes. This
> program displays an icon in the systray, which allows you to easily (and
> safely) unmount/eject your removable volumes under xfce.
> I've uploaded a couple of images to show it in action:
> http://j1m.net/images/volstatus1.png (how it appears when
> you've added a volume - this icon isn't present when there is no
> additionally-mounted volume)
> http://j1m.net/images/volstatus2.png (how you graphically
> unmount a volume)
> http://j1m.net/images/volstatus3.png (notification when
> volume is unmounted)
> A couple of notes:
> It seems to work fine for both usb and cd-rom drives, but it is still a 0.1
> Although functioning well, it uses the same systray icon for all mounted
> volumes (e.g., usb thumb drives, cdrom's, my ipod, etc.)
> I've tested it out a bit on gutsy, and haven't had any trouble with it, and
> Lionel has tried it out a bit on Feisty without any problems... let us know
> what you think. Thanks,
> jwcampbell at gmail.com
I personally like the idea. I don't work enough with removable media
to really offer much more of an opinion, but, as George Foreman would
say: "I could use this".
I used to use the equivalent KDE panel plugin, and always missed that
in Xfce. I'll make sure to test it out.
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