Ubuntu – Unable to safely remove usb external hard drive


I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and connecting USB Flash Drives and External USB Hard Drives regular basis, I'm able to Eject my USB Flash Drive but I can't Eject or Safely Remove the External USB Hard Disks, It's seems Ubuntu provide only Unmount feature for External USB Hard Disks. external hard drives are spinning devices so Unmount won't sufficient to physically remove it.

Ubuntu provide Eject feature for USB Flash Drives

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But Ubuntu does not provide Eject or Safely Remove feature for External USB Hard Drive

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Is it a Bug in Ubuntu 14.04 or i'm missing something?

Best Answer

You just have to Unmount the disk.