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AppleScript for selecting local volumes to unmount
Authored by: JimAkin on May 04, '12 08:06:22AM

I can't speak for the original poster, but since OS X's default behavior has forsaken disk icons on the Desktop, and relegated mounted Volumes to the (often-hidden) bottom tier of the Finder-window Sidebar, I've had some minor issues managing mounted volumes.

More than once I've unintentionally left disk images mounted for days after installing applications, and I've found it a bit of a nuisance to open a Finder window to unmount external drives. None of this is major hardship or productivity killer (and yes, I know I can restore the icons to the Desktop if I choose), but the ability to check for and remove mounted volumes with a single keyboard shortcut is a welcome convenience.

Cheers,

Jim Akin

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Jim



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