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when i try to transfer data to a pen usb in ubuntu 12.04, the system give me error. The pen is formated in fat32. sorry the english and thank you for any help.

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Without telling us what the error was it is hard to help you. Try it again; write down the error; open a terminal, type dmesg and write down the last dozen or so lines. –  January Sep 3 '12 at 10:34
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The size of the file could be the issue: FAT32 has limits on the maximum size of a file (4GB).

If this is the case, you may want to reformat the USB drive (make a backup copy of the current content before doing that!).

Here you can find instructions on how to format a drive:

How to format a USB or external drive?

You could choose NTFS (good choice if you wish to share files with other operating systems http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS)

or EXT2 (if your USB drive id to be used for Linux only
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ext2).

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