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Old 02-20-2010, 06:54 PM   #1
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Flash drives


how do i get Linux Mint to recognise my flash drive?
 
Old 02-20-2010, 07:02 PM   #2
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Plug it in
Open a terminal
Type mkdir /media/flashdrive
Try mount /dev/sdb1 /media/flashdrive
cd /media/flashdrive
ls
 
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Old 02-20-2010, 07:37 PM   #3
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im getting a PERMISSION DENIED message
 
Old 02-20-2010, 07:40 PM   #4
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Do it as root
 
Old 02-20-2010, 07:46 PM   #5
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not sure how to do it s ROOT
 
Old 02-20-2010, 07:51 PM   #6
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For Debian-based systems (incl. Linux Mint):
Quote:
sudo mkdir /media/flashdrive
sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/flashdrive
Or:
Quote:
sudo su
mkdir /media/flashdrive
mount /dev/sdb1 /media/flashdrive
 
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Old 02-20-2010, 08:00 PM   #7
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its telling me that only root can do tha. how do i change to root?
 
Old 02-20-2010, 08:02 PM   #8
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sudo su
 
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Old 02-20-2010, 08:05 PM   #9
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Thumbs up

Sorry bout that guys it mint is now recognizing my flash drive
 
Old 02-21-2010, 09:55 AM   #10
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I want to THANK YOU all that helped me but im not seeing the blue thumbs up icon..THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!
 
Old 02-21-2010, 02:15 PM   #11
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I want to THANK YOU all that helped me but im not seeing the blue thumbs up icon..
The "Thanks" button is now along with the rest of the buttons in the lower-right corner of each post (i.e. along with "Report" and "Quote").

(Speaking of which, that help page should probably be updated)
 
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