Questions relating to the eject option when using CD/DVD/Blu-Ray drives and ejecting USB devices

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Cannot mount guest additions with virtualbox

I am having the same problem as this: Unable to mount VirtualBox Guest Additions as a guest (Win7 host) Choosing Insert guest additions CD image... from the devices tab on my virtual machine window ...
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Hitting control button ejects DVD drive

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is fine so far. But every time I press left control button, my DVD drive ejects. It does not happen with right control button. I have searched for answers ...
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Unable to eject DVD

When a DVD is inserted into the drive, it will play and work as normal, however it refuses to eject. I've tried via the command line as well as the eject button. I remember a while back finding some ...
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Ejecting a USB 3.0 drive connected to USB 3.0 port reconnects immediately

I have an external HDD with a USB 3.0 connection. When I connect it to the USB 3.0 port on my laptop, it works fine but when I eject it, it gets remounted immediately. This doesn't happen when I ...
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failed to execute '/bin/eject'

Recently we failed in searching campaign for a Modem Manager for my ZTE USB modem in Ubuntu 14.04 and since then, I am getting, in my Ubuntu starting messages (probably boot scripts), a bunch of ...
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Mac External drive ejects itself

I have been given an external drive that was formatted for mac to copy some files onto. When I have freshly booted, it auto mounts and I can see the files, but when I try to copy files on or off the ...
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Movie DVDs spin and then get ejected

When I insert a movie DVD into my drive, it will spin up and down a couple times and then get ejected without any action or error message. Data DVDs are read fine. Hardware: 2010 model iMac Output ...
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“safely remove” option for external devices removed from ubuntu 14.04?

I noticed that with 14.04, the option "safely remove" is no longer there with external HDD's or flash drives. It just says "eject" now. Is eject and safely remove now consolidated into one option, ...
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How to remove USB modem safely?

I have Huwaei E1731 USB modem. Ubuntu recognizes it as a modem but does not show it's files. The file system of the modem is CDFS. Do I need to safely remove this modem? Ubuntu does not show any ...
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How to eject RAMDisk? [closed]

The following commands are how I create a RAMDisk on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: sudo mkdir -p /media/ramdisk sudo mount -t tmpfs -o size=1024M tmpfs /media/ramdisk But now I have no idea to eject it. These ...
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Computer doesn't recognize USB device

I am trying to use an iPod with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04. I was going to post this as an iPod problem, but it looks like it is bigger than that. When I plug in the iPod in my computer, it reads ...
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Unable to eject/safely unmount USB drive

So I'm trying to safely remove this USB drive, because when I don't it does not work properly. When I go on Nautilus and try to eject it, I get this error message: Error ejecting: eject exited with ...
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Safely remove option missing

I have two USB flash drives. When I connect the first one, the icon in the launcher is that of a USB stick and I get the option "Eject" only. When I connect the second one, I get a different icon ...
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Are micro/ultra DVD drives (i.e. those without drawers) supported?

I have a system with a Matsushita/Panasonic optical drive with no drawer i.e. it should detect when a disk is inserted and ingests it automatically. During boot, I can sucessfully insert a disk, ...
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Hard Disk Drive Ejected

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I have ejected my hard disk drives. now I cannot find them on my devices list could anyone please help?
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Re-mounting an un-mounted USB stick

Is there a way to mount back a USB stick that is once ejected, without physically detaching it and then plugging it in? It was a live-usb of Linux Mint 14 in it, if it helps.
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How to eject a CD/DVD from the command line

I've just right clicked on the DVD icon in the Unity Launcher in order to eject it, but instead of hitting the 'Eject' button, I missed and hit the 'Unlock from Launchpad' option instead. How do I go ...
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Is it possible to power down my external via the eject button?

I'm trying to convert from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3.6. Using the notification area's eject icon, I notice the partition is unmounted but the drive is still powered and spinning... I ...
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Eject unreadable DVD from slot-in drive

I have an external USB DVD slot-in drive. It does not have any eject buttons. I inserted a DVD which can't be read (too many scratches I guess). Now I do not know how I can eject the disc - as there ...
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DVD drive unable to eject/load and won't recognize/play anything [closed]

I am running 12.04, and my drive is a Plextor PX 880SA. My DVD player does not work. Today was my first attempt at trying to use it in months, or maybe even longer, so I'm not sure how long it has ...
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Automounting partitions on 1TB external hard disk

I am on Kubuntu 12.04. I have five labelled ext4 partitions on an external removable 1 TB external USB hard drive. When the drive is plugged in, a box pops up, asking me what I want to do for each ...
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Do I have to use “eject” in terminal to load a cd/dvd (on Sony Vaio with eject button)

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Sony Vaio VGN-AR61M as a dual boot machine (I have to keep windows for the CAD stuff I need for work). After looking at different answers on why my eject button ...
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How can I stop my CD drive ejecting?

When I was using Ubuntu 10.04 I used the command eject -i 1 to prevent the CD drawer being opened when the button was pressed. Now I have upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 this command no longer works. It ...
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Safely Unmount External Drive on Lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu and have an external hard drive. I would like to safely unmount the external hard drive. Clicking the eject button in the file manager unmounts the drive, but does not power it ...
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What is the difference between Eject and Safely Remove Device

Taking this question and it's answer into account What is the difference between "Unmount", "Eject", "Safely Remove Drive" and the eject icon? I ask: Why do both options ...
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I don't want nautilus to show my NFS share as “umountable” when only root can umount it

/etc/fstab 192.168.0.14:/media/hdd500 /mnt/sosonicoco nfs user,auto 0 0 192.168.0.14:/media/hdd500/Musique /home/nicoco/Musique nfs user,auto 0 0 sosonicoco is seen by nautilus as a ...
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Reopen ejected SD card?

I'm new to Linux and have Ubuntu 11.04. After you eject an SD card, how do you reinsert a different one in the same slot? my computer wont recognize any after the first one and after the initial ...
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Different methods to secure eject removable usb drive?

To secure unmount a usbdrive i use the eject button next to the drive-icon in nautilus before i plug it from the usb jack. But not always nautilus is in use and sometimes i have to start extra it for ...
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How can I hide the eject icons from nautilus sidebar for permanently-mounted drives?

I have two RAID arrays that are fstab-mounted. They are as important to me as the root disk as a large portion of my home dir is mounted from one of these arrays. Here's how they look in the nautilus ...