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Plug in the device lsblk to find the device name of your usb device. Naming is /dev/sdXY. Where X is any english letter and Y is integer, typically 1. If the device was mounted, you will see the mountpoint, for example: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sdb 8:0 1 15.2G 0 disk └─sdb1 8:1 1 15.2G 0 part /media/me/...


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Here is the easy answer: Open gparted Select the right device in the menu Devices Go to Device → Create Partition Table Choose msdos If that fails, throw away the USB stick: It's broken. :-( Now format If that fails, throw away the USB stick: It's broken. :-(


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I know 2 reasons to begin with. 1st one is the most likely one. Kernel not loaded the usb storage module. lsmod will show if it is. If not ... sudo modprobe usb_storage to add it. Also can happen when the power supply of the USB is faulty. To investigate more you could do a ... strace -o log fdisk -l and post the results on pastebin (it might ...


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First, you have to check whether the flash drive is recognized or not. We do that by using the lsblk command, on terminal. Example: ritesh ~> lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 111.8G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 512M 0 part /boot/efi ├─sda2 8:2 0 107.4G 0 part / └─sda3 8:3 0 3.9G 0 part [SWAP] sdc 8:...


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I have had some serious problems with my flash drives as well, I ended up utilizing: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdX bs=4096 status=progress where X is your drive. This is for block size issues encountered on usb after a corrupt ubuntu disk creator attempt. Then used the fdisk to get it cleared. sudo fdisk /dev/sdX Finally I used mkfs.vfat /dev/sdX I'...



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