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I'm pretty sure almost everyone has tried the trick of putting an alias of your hard drive(s) in the dock. However, this thread on the MacFixIt boards has a great tip from 'johnq' for putting one icon with all your drives (including removables) into just one dock icon. The process basically involves creating a symbolic link (from the terminal) to your /Volumes folder, and then making an alias of that symbolic link so that you can use a customized icon in the dock.

Head on over to MacFixIt and read all about it! Quite cool...
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Doesn't survive Log In
Authored by: Anonymous on May 16, '01 02:21:05PM

It appears that the custom icon and label disappear if you log out and back in.

I think what's happening is that on login, OS X follows the alias and the link back to the "/Volumes" directory and replaces the existing item in the Dock with the "real" thing.

Somewhat annoying, actually.



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Icons in dock in general...
Authored by: robg on May 16, '01 03:39:14PM

I think the link may still be working right (does it continue to function?); but the dock doesn't retain custom icons in general between restarts (a definite bug).

-rob.



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Finder:Go->Go to Folder...
Authored by: victory on Aug 19, '02 07:08:14AM
I heard this from the venerable John C. Welch on last week's YourMacLife show. Use the Finder's 'Go to Folder...' command under the Go menu. Type in /Volumes. Hit Enter. It should open a 'Volumes' window with your mounted drives. Select Column View for that window. Drag/alias the 'Volumes' folder to your dock. (This folder is normally invisible to the Finder)

This works great in 10.1.5. Hopefully this will still work in 10.2 (now about 5 days away)

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