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[Bug 1227440] Re: Nautilus' Format option doesn't actually work


Not fixed at all based on bug description, does anyone pay attention anymore??
Only a volume that is unmounted will get the 'format' option in nautilus.  As far as removable volumes like usb 'sticks' there is no option in nautilus to unmount so consequently no format option

The only way to get this is to disable automount which then also
disables autoplay of optical media. (and once mounted no means within
nautilus to unmount

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  Nautilus' Format option doesn't actually work

Status in GNOME Disks:
Status in gnome-disk-utility package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in nautilus package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in gnome-disk-utility package in Fedora:

Bug description:
  As reported by GNOME, the new Format option when right-clicking on a
  USB stick doesn't actually format the device.

  This feature was added to nautilus with


  If we can't fix this before Saucy freezes, it would be better to not
  show the Format option in Nautilus.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
  Package: gnome-disk-utility 3.8.2-1ubuntu2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-7.13-generic 3.11.0
  Uname: Linux 3.11.0-7-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.12.2-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Wed Sep 18 21:56:49 2013
  MarkForUpload: True
  SourcePackage: gnome-disk-utility
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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