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Old 11-07-2009, 08:53 PM   #16
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Actually, I'm not sure if it mounted. No errors occured but when I try to do a directory search on /media/stick nothing appears. It also gives a large list of possibly instructions on how to mount devices, which I think it does by default by not mounting correctly. The usb drive is in fat32 format.

I made the directory in /media of stick so that /media/stick exists.

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Old 11-08-2009, 05:50 AM   #17
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cp -r -v /path/to/your/files /media/stick

the /path/to/your/files is the top level folder you want to copy, for example to copy your home folder you would do /home/name/

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Old 11-08-2009, 06:33 AM   #18
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Alright I got it, that makes sense. When I do have it mounted what is the command to copy files to it?
The command is 'cp' . It just like the copy command in dos days. If you need help with the commads, try to use the man information. Try 'man cp' and see what you get.
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:19 AM   #19
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Thank you guys. I got everything to finally mount and copy over and can now do a fresh install. I appreciate it so much!
 
Old 11-09-2009, 02:05 PM   #20
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Alright I got it, that makes sense. When I do have it mounted what is the command to copy files to it?
cp -r -v /path/to/files /path/to/disk

cp is the copy command

-r means recursive

-v means be verbose. I like this to see whats going on

the first file path argument is the source files

the second is the path to your disk usually /media/something

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