How to format a pen drive in Ubuntu?
I have this pen drive which I made bootable using some other system (OS).
But I need to format it from my Ubuntu 12.04. Please guide me.
Method #1 (The Graphical Way)
Open Disks program from dash:
Then choose your device from left. Make sure you have selected at least one volume, and click on format as below:
Method #2 (The Command-Line Way)
In case you can't get your device formatted from Method #1 try this way.
Can you try the application called "Disk Utility". Its a very handy utility which should let you format the disk, among other things. You can find it by pressing