[xubuntu-users] 'Spin down hard disks' cannot be changed

Joshua O'Leary jmoey139 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 21:36:50 UTC 2012

On 05/11/12 21:20, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
> Hi,
> In xfce settings>power manager, the tick box for 'spin down hard 
> disks' cannot be changed. Is this a bug or does a package need to be 
> installed to enable control of this (would be useful as sometimes the 
> hard drive keeps spinning 'up and down').
> Joshua
Just installed udisks and xfce4-power-manager-plugins (as suggested by 
xfce4-power-manager), and it brought the option back! I'm sure they were 
both included by default in 12.04, udisks at least ought to be.

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