Launcher - SD card cannot be ejected by drag-n-dropping to trash

Bug #960910 reported by Martin Mrazik on 2012-03-21
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
Medium
John Lea
Unity
Fix Released
Medium
Bilal Akhtar
unity (Ubuntu)
Medium
Bilal Akhtar

Bug Description

I have an internal SD card reader in my laptop which I'm using for this test.

Steps to reproduce:
- insert SD card into the slot
- [the SD card appears in launcher with a correct icon]
- drag and drop the SD card to Trash

Actual Result:
Nothing happens

Expected Result:
The card is ejected (safely removed) in the same was USB stick (or CD) is.

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Desired Solution:

- Dragging and dropping a SD card to the trash should 'safely remove' the card

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Martin Mrazik (mrazik) wrote :
Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar) wrote :

As far as I know, the drag-drop to trash behavior isn't part of the design spec.

tags: added: needs-design
Changed in unity:
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Lem (lem-jjr) wrote :

Behaviour should at least be consistent across devices. I tried dragging a USB stick to trash on 12.04 Beta 2 here, and it ejected the stick, so logically SD cards should also be unmounted/ejected.

Sounds like a very Apple thing to do though. To me, dragging a device to the trash should format it.

John Lea (johnlea) on 2012-04-20
description: updated
Changed in ayatana-design:
assignee: nobody → John Lea (johnlea)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Changed in unity:
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
summary: - SD card can not be ejected by drag-n-dropping to trash
+ Launcher - SD card can not be ejected by drag-n-dropping to trash
tags: added: udp
removed: needs-design
Tim Penhey (thumper) on 2012-04-22
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in unity:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: added: device
removed: apport-bug i386 rc-5.6.0+bzr2141ubuntu0+670 third-party-packages
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2012-07-04
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar)
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar)
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2012-08-21
Changed in unity:
milestone: none → 6.4
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in unity:
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in unity:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 6.4.0-0ubuntu1

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unity (6.4.0-0ubuntu1) quantal-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak ]
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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Francis Ginther (fginther) wrote :

Continue to reproduce this on quantal, this time with:
bamf - 0.3.2-0ubuntu1~ppa1
compiz - 1:0.9.8.4-0ubuntu1
libunity - 6.8.0-0ubuntu1~test1
nux - 3.8.0-0ubuntu1~test1
unity - 6.6.0+bzr2754stagingubuntu1~test1

This is claimed to have been fixed in unity 6.4.0, but I still see it.

Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) wrote :

@Francis You don't see the sd card icon in the launcher or you don't see just the notification?

John Lea (johnlea) wrote :

@om26er; could you re-test, and if this bug is not fixed revert the status to triaged? thanks!

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

I just tested it using unity 6.8.0 and it works fine for me.

John Lea (johnlea) on 2012-10-09
summary: - Launcher - SD card can not be ejected by drag-n-dropping to trash
+ Launcher - SD card cannot be ejected by drag-n-dropping to trash
John Lea (johnlea) on 2012-10-12
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
tags: added: reviewedbydesignq
removed: udp
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