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Gparted doesn't support creation of exfat file systems. You can use mkfs.exfat utility from the terminal like: sudo mkfs.exfat -n LABEL /dev/sdXn Replace LABEL with the label that you want for your USB and /dev/sdXn with the partition id of your USB. You will have to install exfat-utils and exfat-fuse from the universe repository for the above to work; ...


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you need to add user option to your fstab (/etc/fstab) like this /dev/sdc1 /media/sdc1 vfat uid=1000,noauto,user 0 0 /dev/sdd1 /media/sdd1 vfat uid=1000,noauto,user 0 0 /dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1 vfat uid=1000,noauto,user 0 0 Normally, only the superuser can mount filesystems. However, when fstab ...


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The easiest and most fail safe way will be to save your files in password protected archive files, 'zip' being the most popular archive file format supporting such protection. This format is supported directly in most OS's including Ubuntu and Windows, without installing any other applications. If you want complete drive encryption you'll have to install a ...


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Try sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/<device>. That will completely overwrite the drive with zeros. Then you can format it to FAT 32 or whatever using the Disks utility.


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It depends, but you can easily find out... From GUI ...by right-clicking on any of the files or folders inside the drive, and choose > Properties ("Eigenschappen" in Dutch), in nautilus: As you can see, the directory is /media/jacob/My Passport Note that in commands, you need to fix the (possible) space: /media/jacob/'My Passport' From cli run: ...


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You should be able to mount USB drives using any file manager by simply clicking on it or in command-line with the mount command: for that you would need to know where it is in /dev/ - easy way to find out: disconnect USB drive, type ls /dev/, connect it again, type the same command and see what changed, Let's suppose it was sdb and sdb1: Type mkdir ...


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Your device /dev/sdc1 is a Read-only, unmount the disk on Gparted and format. Gparted-Example


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The error points to it not being mounted .. maybe its not mounted at that point. Try running gparted and switch to the usb then look at Mount Point and check where and if its mounted Or you can type in terminal: mount | grep ^'/dev/sdb1' it should return /dev/sdb1 on /media/michal/MUZA type ..... if it is mounted .. or a different path if it is ...


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It isn't recomend but you can resize current partition and create, make bootable another one using GParted. This flash drive may not work correctly on some systems.



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