Disk Indicator – A System Tray Applet for Managing Devices

January 17, 2017 — Leave a comment

disk-indicator-icon

Disk Indicator is a simple system tray indicator applet for managing devices in Ubuntu.

The simple tool allows you to quickly access disk partitions and mount points. It also allows mount / unmount devices, view disk usage, and mount ISO images.

disk-manager-indicator

The software is developed by Tony George, the man behind Timeshift (system restore app). You can easily get this applet by adding the developer’s PPA:

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa

disk-indicator-ppa

So far the PPA contains the packages for Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, and their derivatives.

2. Then update and install the disk indicator:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install indicator-diskman

For those who don’t want to add PPA, grab the DEB package from HERE.

How to uninstall:

To remove the applet, either use Synaptic Package Manager or run the command below in terminal:

sudo apt remove indicator-diskman && sudo apt autoremove

The PPA can be removed by going to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

I'm a freelance blogger who started using Ubuntu 5+ years ago and wishes to share my experiences and some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers. Please notify me if you find any typo/grammar/language mistakes. English is not my native language. Contact me on Google Plus or email to ubuntuhandbook1@gmail.com

No Comments

Be the first to start the conversation.

Leave a Reply

Text formatting is available via select HTML.

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> 

*