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Old 05-26-2008, 05:33 PM   #1
higleyg
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How do I manually mount a FAT32 external drive in Kubuntu 7.0.0?


Hello,
I finally managed to get a Seagate Free Agent 500GB drive reformatted to FAT32 with GPart but now that I've done that Konqueror isn't able to mount it. I intend to copy my (single partition!) Home folder to it and then repartition my internal drive. It mounted automatically before I reformatted it, but of course I couldn't move any files to it. I'm a very inexperienced user and afraid I don't know the basics yet. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
Many thanks,
higleyg
 
Old 05-26-2008, 05:37 PM   #2
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alt+f2 xterm

Code:
@sudo su
#mkdir /media/external
#mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /media/external
#exit
@exit
 
  


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