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Old 06-30-2001, 01:14 AM   #1
athenerx
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Unhappy save doc to floppy disk


would anyone please tell me how can I save a document to floppy disk after I type it on staroffice?

please tell me how can I save to diskette a drive I download from the iternet.
 
Old 06-30-2001, 05:58 AM   #2
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To get to the floppy you first need to mount it. If you post what desktop / windowing manager you are using (KDE/Gnome/etc...) then I'm sure that someone can tell you the nice graphical utility to use. In the mean time try something like this from a terminal
Code:
mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
this should mount your floppy under /mnt/floppy. You can now just save your documents to /mnt/floppy and they'll be written to the disk. Just remember to run
Code:
unmount /mnt/floppy
before you eject the disk!! Otherwise you might loose some data.

If for some reason this doesn't work post the error in this thread.

cheers!

Jamie...
 
  


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