USB Formatter [mintstick] Original

Dolphin Service Menus formatter mintstick usb

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Description:

with this add-on it is possible to format the usb flash drives from the dolphin menu or via the removable device notifier.
NOTE: this add-on requires the "mintstick" package
Note: in order to display the "Format USB" option in the removable device notifier, you must have pressed the "format usb" button in the dolphin menu at least one time.

UPDATE 1.1:
fixed the problem that caused the menu to be missing in the device notifier

mojolo

1 month ago

hi skeleton - any chance you could send me the link to the formatter.desktop file too? i also cannot get the the "Format USB" menu option to show up in Device Notifier.

sysinfo: Kubuntu 19.10, Plasma v5.16.5, KDE Frameworks v5.62.0

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skeleton21

23 days ago

I found the cause of the problem: The menu does not appear because the folder in which the notifier's actions reside does not exist by default.
I will update the add-on soon, but in the meantime to solve this problem, you can manually create the necessary folders with the command: "mkdir -p ~/.local/share/solid/actions/", and then click again on the "format usb" button in the dolphin menu (it may also be necessary to logout and login), this will automatically create the .desktop file.

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tomsterXx

2 months ago

Great tool, very handy!!
Anyway, somehow I do not get the "Format USB" option in the device notifier. I'm a bit confused about the instruction to press the button in the dolphin menu... Do you mean the context menu from dolphin??
Thx

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skeleton21

2 months ago

Thanks.
to show the menu inside the device notifier, you need to click at least once on the button that appears in the dolphin drop-down menu.
this: https://i.imgur.com/JPF2clh.png
Once this is done, you should be able to view the new option in the notifier menu.
if it doesn't appear, go to: ~/.local/share/solid/actions/ , and tell me if you have a file called Formatter.desktop.
if it is present, then the problem concerns plasma5 which does not update the available options(it happened to me once).

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tomsterXx

2 months ago

Nope, there is no Formatter.desktop on my system

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skeleton21

2 months ago

I sent you a private message with the link of the "formatter.desktop" once inserted in the "~/.local/share/solid/actions/" folder the menu should appear.
however it is strange that it does not work ... just a question: Is the button to open minstick from dolphin working properly?

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tomsterXx

2 months ago

Great! Now the "format usb" option is available in the notifier menu! Thanks a lot for helping!!

Tom

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th0m4s

3 months ago

9 9 excellent!

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d3xt3r

3 months ago

10 10 the best!

Amazing, very practical, thanks a lot for the integrations!

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d3xt3r

3 months ago

How to install the latest version of MintStick on systems derived from Debian/Ubuntu:

http://packages.linuxmint.com/pool/main/m/mintstick/?fbclid=IwAR0NZvLTKqvbpwYAms9p7SdeFvH55-nxu78V5n8l4b9UJ5-Nl20fNUV0e0w

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folgui

3 months ago

8 8 great

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product-maker th0m4s Oct 06 2019 9 excellent
9 excellent!
product-maker d3xt3r Oct 05 2019 10 the best
10 the best! Amazing, very practical, thanks a lot for the integrations!
product-maker folgui Oct 05 2019 8 great
8 great
product-maker Base: 4 x 5.0 Ratings
altenate01xyz
Oct 06 2019
th0m4s
Oct 06 2019
tomsterXx
Oct 06 2019
d3xt3r
Oct 05 2019
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license
GPLv2 or later
version
1.1
updated Dec 25 2019
added Oct 04 2019
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