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Just installed 12.04, am trying to get syst to recognize a usb floppy drive; it reads flash drives just fine but while the drive (and the test floppy in it) work on another system, the file window wont open, and all I can see is that it is recognized in the disk-utility, but the only option there is Reformat. Is there any way to use this device WITHOUT resorting to using command-lines? (I'm still autodidacting the shell, would rather get comfortable with that first before Going Nerd on the thing--one reason I went with Ubuntu in the first place was to get away from all that Windows nonsense of having to revert to DOS for silly stuff...) So, any ideas?

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