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I've tried a lot of thing I read all over here, but can't access neither my thumstick nor my external drive with my USB. Where is it supposed to be mounted when I plug them in my USB port? I know it sees it because the light on both my HD and USB key are lit up. But I've tried accessing /proc/usb and I only see folders containing files. Those folders are as follow 001,002...
Help me out here please!!! I like linux, but can't continue using it if I can't get that right!
Look at the output of the dmesg command. It will tell you if the drives are recognized and their devices IDs.
What type of drive are using as for your system drive? IDE device IDs are /hda, /hdb... SATA, SCSI and USB will be /sda, /sdb etc... With SATA, SCSI or USB the first drive recognized will be assigned sda, the next sdb and so on.