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Old 06-01-2004, 10:42 AM   #1
Mandrake92
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HELP, this is trying my patience


on Knoppix STD, how do i access FILES from the command line..i understand i have to mount something or another and cant seem to get it just right.. i want to access my files on C: on my Winblows machine like songs, floppy drive, etc..

what is the correct typing to do this?? i try mount , /mnt/ mount/ , and others but i always get some error..most likely cause i cant get the commands right.

edit..1 more thing..i cant even seem to open a picture i save from the internet on knoppix..how can i open a picture that i saved? clicking on it doesnt open it....

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Old 06-01-2004, 10:49 AM   #2
Nis
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Try 'man mount'. You need to specify what you're mounting and where. As an example, on my machine, to mount my floppy drive:
Code:
mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
If you 'man fstab' you'll see that you can setup a file /etc/fstab to make mounting easier and available to normal users.
 
  


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