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I have tried many different things to try to format my USB drive, but none of them work... how might I do this using the mformat commands? thanks!

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marked as duplicate by psusi, Mitch, Radu Rădeanu, Jorge Castro, guntbert Aug 31 '13 at 19:34

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mformat is only for formatting floppy disks. This should help you formatting your USB drive:

http://askubuntu.com/a/69129/188545

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