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Old 10-17-2010, 12:02 PM   #1
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renaming a flash disk in ubuntu

its very easy to rename a flash disk or even a memory card or any storage in windows because all you have to do is right click on the disk and an option is there rename, i have failed to find a way of doing this in linux ubuntu 8.04, but i understand its possible even in the command line, someone please show me how to do this, i need to rename my flash disk

thanks in advance
Old 10-17-2010, 12:43 PM   #2
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* 8.04 isn't supported anymore - upgrade to 10.04 at least:

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