Bonager – The Boot Scan Manager for your ubuntu desktop

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Bonager is an easy way to manage that unpredictable and sometimes very annoying disk scan that happens when the computer is turned on. When installed, you take control of when you want that disk scan to occur. You even receive a warning before the next scan happens so that you are not surprised by it. And of course, you are given the option to postpone the scan.

Bonager is EASY to use. So easy, that everything can be done within three clicks and requires no configuration.

Bonager Features

Only a tray icon, so it does not get in the way

Detection of impending scan

Postpone a scan that is scheduled for the next bootup

Force a scan

Only a maximum of 3 clicks needed to do anything

Knows what actions to make available based on your system

No system configurations or settings are modified

Autostart ability

Now with localization [nationalization/translations] support

Ubuntu Dapper and above support

Icon shows status & useful information

UUID and /dev compatible

No configuration needed

No Tray Icon mode

Quick output to terminal

Install Bonager in Ubuntu

First you need to download the latest version of Bonager from here currently you can download bonager_0.6_all.deb package if you want to install this use the following command

sudo dpkg -i bonager_0.6_all.deb

This will complete the installation and if you want to open this application you can go to Applications---> Accessories--->Bonager Boot Scan Manager

Once it opens you should see system tray icon marked in red as follows

Using Bonager left-click on Bonager system tray icon choose between "NO" and "YES" to force a scan for the next reboot

Enabling Autostart right-click on Bonager system tray icon select "Autostart Bonager" select either [NO] or [YES]

Bonager Details as follows

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3 Responses

  1. John Rose says:

    I postponed the scheduled scan. It now asks me (on clicking the tray icon) if I want to postpone it. When I click No, it doesn’t do the scan next time. Clicking Yes does the same.

  2. l lavigne says:

    I am using kubuntu hardy 8.04, will bonager avaible for kubuntu in the near future.

  3. When did i tried to use the bonager i have this menssager form my system
    “ERROR: Mount root entry is not valid”

    what is the problem?


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