USB eject hotkey?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by fortytwoeleven, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. fortytwoeleven macrumors newbie

    Aug 24, 2012
    So I have a habbit of just pulling out my USB key when i'm done..
    But i realised the other day.. there must be a way to .. no matter what screen you are in you can hit a button like f12 or a sequence like command + x
    and it automatically ejects your USB drive..

    anyone had experience or know of a way to do this?
  2. markp99 macrumors member

    Jun 14, 2012
    New Hampshire
    Jettison app will auto-eject just before sleeping, and also provides a menubar button to permit a more manual eject.

    Pretty handy!
  3. MRiOS macrumors regular

    Jun 2, 2010
    highlight the drive icon on desktop and press Command+E

    This same trick also works to eject optical disks and Disk Images (DMGs) too.

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