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My external hard disk always appears in the Unity tool bar.

Right click on the icon does not display any "Unlock from Launcher" option. Only "Eject" option.

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So how is it possible to remove the icon of hard disk in Unity ?

Even better: how can this icon never appear in the Unity tool bar ?


  • Ubuntu version : 12.04
  • Session: gnome-classic
  • Unity tool bar: the Unity tool bar is launched when starting the computer with unity-2d-shell as described in this answer
  • there should be a way to blacklist it, the option to remove an icon from the tool bar is available for any other icons.
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See this question: askubuntu.com/questions/62011/… –  To Do Dec 9 '12 at 17:38
The answers in your link does work in may case. The chosen answer is based on an old version of CCSM, an other answer suggest to use MyUnity, I install it but I m not able to launch it, pretty sure because I have a gone-classic session –  Boris Dec 9 '12 at 17:55
Finally, I ve been able to launch MyUnity, but my session is running in 2D mode, so all option about the launcher are unavailable. –  Boris Dec 9 '12 at 18:10
Blacklisting might be the solution, I m going to follow this answer askubuntu.com/a/195998/32413 ... –  Boris Dec 9 '12 at 18:13
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