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Old 10-08-2009, 08:39 AM   #1
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i am new to linux and i am using the vm ware to learn ...i cant mount a usb pen drive to read my pdf tutorial from it....................PLEASE HELP.
 
Old 10-08-2009, 08:45 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ!

First, please use thread titles which provide some information about your specific issue.

We need to know what distribution (version) of Linux you are using, and what exactly happens when you try to use the pen drive. Most modern Linux systems will mount such things automatically.
 
Old 10-08-2009, 08:45 AM   #3
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i am new to linux and i am using the vm ware to learn ...i cant mount a usb pen drive to read my pdf tutorial from it....................PLEASE HELP.
Welcome to LQ...

create a mount point
Code:
mkdir /mnt/pendrive
mount the pen drive
Code:
mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/pendrive
Cheers !!!
 
Old 10-08-2009, 09:03 AM   #4
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Welcome to LQ...

create a mount point
Code:
mkdir /mnt/pendrive
mount the pen drive
Code:
mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/pendrive
Cheers !!!
Excuse me, but how do you know that OP's system will see the pen drive as sda1? In fact, it will almost certainly be something else.
 
  


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