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Formating External Hard Disks and Thumb Drives on Linux.

By | August 19, 2016

Formating in Ubuntu Linux is easy like in windows. There are applications several applications that could be used to format any removable thumb drives. Here we would be using the default ‘disk’ utility that ships with Ubuntu. Open the disk program. Click the Ubuntu icon on the upper-left corner of the unity desktop (or you… Read More »

Mounting an external USB Flash/Thumb /Hard Drive

When you plug a USB thumb drive into a modern Linux system it is automatically mounted onto the disk (file system) and appears on the desktop depending on the distribution (distro) you’re using. But there might be some situations that prevents a an external file system (like in an external thumb drive or hard disk)… Read More »