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/dev/sdb refers to the drive itself—the entire flash drive, not a partition on it. This is useful if you are going to do something affecting the entire flash drive, such as reformatting it, but not so useful if your flash drive is already formatted and you just want to access files stored on it. (Note: by "reformatting the entire drive", I really meant ...


All mine says is: /media/removable/UNTITLED/chroots/chroots/precise is not an ext filesystem. I've been looking into this, because of the small amount of space on my chromebook. I've been able to install unity with crouton with this command: sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -r precise -t unity -e I have a Acer Chromebook 11.


This is a longstanding (reported October, 2012), incredibly overlooked bug: see http://askubuntu.com/a/629043/16395. It will be fixed in the next release. The solution is to use gparted, or format the device with command-line: mkfs.ext4 /dev/device (necessary sudo and device name omitted for obvious reasons). Anyway, I strongly advise against using a ...

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