Unity show unmounted device on the launcher

Bug #1044395 reported by Ngassam Nkwenga on 2012-08-31
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Invalid
Undecided
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Bug Description

I was supprise when I realised that Unity keeps showing unmounted devices onto the launcher. I searched for the settings on CCSM but surprisly the option to show on launcher only mounted devices is no more available.

this a regression . In Precise this option is still available on CCSM.

I want to add that I'm using the unity staging ppa

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: unity 6.2.0+bzr2646ubuntu0+762
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-13.14-generic 3.5.3
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-13-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu4
Architecture: i386
CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,unitymtgrabhandles,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom,unityshell]
CrashDB: unity
Date: Fri Aug 31 15:59:33 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha i386 (20120724.2)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ngassam Nkwenga (cyrildz) wrote :
description: updated
Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) wrote :

This is the wanted design. You can blacklist them using "Unblock from launcher". Soon will be added a way to un-blacklist them.

Changed in unity:
status: New → Invalid

Not the best solution but I can get it. But what do I do with the floppy
device? I can't unlock it. This design mean that every time I plug a hdd
with many partitions I have to manually unlock it? What was wrong with
the old way? ( from ccsm)

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