Bug#430896: general: GNOME or KDE desktops should issue a warning when the user unplugs USB media without unmounting.
I think KDE should issue a warning too.
2007/6/28, Michael Biebl <email@example.com>:
> Package: general
> Severity: wishlist
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: lenny/sid
> APT prefers testing
> APT policy: (500, 'testing')
> Architecture: i386 (i686)
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-6-generic (SMP w/1 CPU core)
> Locale: LANG=es_ES.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=es_ES.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
> Debian KDE, Gnome or XFCE desktops should issue a warning when the user unplugs USB media without unmounting it first, as Ubuntu
> Thanks for your atention.
FWIW recent GNOME desktops in unstable using gnome-mount for doing the mounting
stuff, already have this kind of functionality. Whenever you unmount a removable
device, gnome-mount will show you a message via notification-daemon, when it is
safe to unplug the device. I'm not sure if XFCE in Debian already uses
Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?