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Mantas Kriaučiūnas (mantas) wrote :

gnome-disk-utility tool was greatly improved (completely rewritten) in GNOME 3.4 release cycle, but Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) still has old 3.0 version :(

Please update gnome-disk-utility to latest upstream stable version (currently 3.4 candidate is available) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm pasting main improvements from NEWS file - http://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-disk-utility/tree/NEWS

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gnome-disk-utility 3.3.93
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The gnome-disk-utility project provides the Disks application for
dealing with storage devices. It relies on the udisks project.

Changes since gnome-disk-utility 3.3.92:

 David Zeuthen (11):
       Post-release version bump to 3.3.93
       Use "Size", not "Disk Size"
       Show WWN for a disk/drive, if available
       Fix a couple of internationalization problems
       Reword potentially confusing description of SMART attribute
       fstab,crypttab dialogs: Use OK, not Apply
       fstab,crypttab dialogs: Fix up mnemonics
       fstab, crypttab dialogs: Use switch to better convey whether conf exists
       fstab, crypttab dialogs: Don't dismiss dialogs if polkit dialog was dismismissed
       fstab, crypttab dialogs: Add mnemonic for Automatic [Mount|Encryption] Options
       Update NEWS for release
 Updated translations: A S Alam, Arash Mousavi, Aurimas Černius, Bruno
   Brouard, Chao-Hsiung Liao, Daniel Korostil, Daniel Mustieles,
   Daniel Nylander, Djavan Fagundes, Dr.T.Vasudevan, Fran Diéguez,
   Ihar Hrachyshka, Kasia Bondarava, Matej Urbančič, Mattias Põldaru,
   Мирослав Николић
David Zeuthen,
March 5, 2012

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gnome-disk-utility 3.3.92
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Changes since gnome-disk-utility 3.3.91:

 David Zeuthen (9):
       Post-release version bump to version 3.3.92
       Use units in application provided CSS to shut up recent GTK+ warning
       Rearrange dialog used for editing /etc/fstab entries
       Clean up options offered in fstab dialog, in particular negate 'noauto'
       Fix bug when updating negative checkbutton options
       Use proper capitalization for "Edit mount options..." menu item
       Also clean up crypttab dialog
       fstab: Show "Mount Point" before the device
       Update NEWS for release
David Zeuthen,
February 23, 2012

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gnome-disk-utility 3.3.91
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Changes since gnome-disk-utility 3.3.90:

 David Zeuthen (13):
       Post-release version bump
       Add "About" dialog and "Application Menu"
       Fix compilation warnings introduced with previous commit
       Set destroy_with_parent for all dialogs
       Add "Attach Disk Image..." item to application menu
       For mount options, switch from comment=gvfs to x-gvfs
       fstab: Show checkbox for 'nofail' and nuke checkbox for 'defaults'
       crypttab: Show checkbox for option 'nofail'
       Remove parenthetical remarks about what "additional authorization" means
       fstab: Put back use_underline properties removed by mistake
       fstab: include "nosuid,nodev" when proposing options for a new fstab entry
       GduWindow: use g_strcmp0() as to sort items in device tree
       Update NEWS for release
 Florian Müllner (1):
       app-menu: Adapt to new format
David Zeuthen,
February 6, 2012

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gnome-disk-utility 3.3.90
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The gnome-disk-utility project provides the Disks application for
dealing with storage devices. It relies on the udisks project.

This is the first release of a complete rewrite.

David Zeuthen,
January 20, 2012