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I just loaded ubuntu 12.10 and after I have copied from the USB drive and I eject it the light on my USB drive or the External drive is still on(the blue activity light in USB drive).

I do not want the USB drive or the External drive to get corrupted.I want the lights to be switched off so that I can safely remove the USB drive or the external hard drive and it will not get corrupted.

I could do it in windows, but how do I do this in Ubuntu?

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Simply, right click on USB drive and unmount or safely remove the drive. I hope this will work for you.

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when i right click on the drive i select eject the blue light on the usb drive is still on , i want the usb drive to be switched off. – mahesh Mar 27 '13 at 4:53
Can any body help me on this one? – mahesh Mar 27 '13 at 5:52
@mahesh click on safely remove. – mughalzzz Mar 27 '13 at 8:29
okay thank you!!! – mahesh Mar 29 '13 at 3:57

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