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Format USB drive using mformat? [duplicate]

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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How to format a USB or external drive in 13.04? [duplicate]

I am using Kubuntu 13.04. How to format a USB or external drive?
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I cannot format my flash usb stick - newby user [duplicate]

I have the latest edition of ubuntu, formated my pc 1 week ago. I Right clicked on the USB flash partition and I sow the format option. It is not grayed out, I do the format, it shows no files when I ...
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Formating a USB stick with ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I know there's a few relevant questions answered but when I try to format it through disk utility the only answer I get is: "Error synchrinizing after initial wipe: Timed out waiting for object ...
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(SOLVED) Huge loss of memory from USB boot. Any help? [duplicate]

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 13 on my laptop using an 4Gb USB drive with a bootable .ISO However I went to try and format the USB on my desktop(Windows 7 :( ) and now it only has 700Mb Is ...
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How do I format an external hard drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to format a USB or external drive? I have an external hard drive formatted to ext2 and have no permissions. Can't add files, and I can't look at the file that's on ...
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How to format an external drive to ext4 in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 13.04 the Disk Utility has been renamed to Disks and has a completely new interface. Using this new version of Disks I want to format my external hard drive to ext4, but the answers to this ...
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How do I format an usb to ext4 to use it on Ubuntu without without sudo permisions? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu in a machine I own and in a machine I only have standard user permissions ( not admin). Is there any way to format a usb to ext4 and make it work (file ownership problems) if I cannot run ...
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How do I clear everything (data, viruses) from a thumbdrive?

Say I used some thumbdrive on a public Windows computer and I copy some data to my Ubuntu computer with it. I cannot be completely sure that the Windows computer was clean, and it might have put ...
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What's the difference between USB, UUID, Disk identifier and Vendor ID?

I need a persistent, unique identifier of a USB drive that never changes, to make a mount point folder. Can you explain the difference between Disk Identifier, Vendor ID and UUID? Can you also advise ...
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USB drive not recognized after Erase Disk

I was trying to create a bootable USB to install Lubuntu using Startup Disk Creator and I accidentally tapped on the "Erase Disk" option. Now Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't seem to read my USB drive anymore. I ...
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Backspace key is not working In Ubuntu 13.04

The backspace key is not working. And How I can Format of USB Drive in 13.04. Thank You Ubuntu Developer Team for Making Beautiful OS.
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unable to format external hard disk

I have an external wd my passport connected via USB 2.0. Yesterday I have tried to format it using disk utility but somehow it could not complete successfully. Now its showing unknown volume 0.0kb. I ...
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USB Flash Drive not Detected on 12.10 x64

My Mediatek usb flash drive is not get detected. The o/p of lsusb falguni@falguni-M61PME-S2P:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0e8d:0003 MediaTek Inc. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation ...
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How can I format my USB in Lubuntu 13.10?

I'd created a bootable USB drive to install Lubuntu and now I'd like to format it so I could use it normally. How can I do that?

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