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How to unmount and mount pen drive in ubuntu via command line [duplicate]

How to unmount and mount pen drive in Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks
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Copy files from recovery-mode via root terminal [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS was damaged during an upgrade and it can't be fixed. I need to save all my files in the disk in another disk. When I log in as root during recovery mode, I see all my files there and ...
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How to Mount USB to access files from Terminal [duplicate]

I can access files from emplorer or Nautilus but how to do the same job from Terminal . How to Mount USB to access files from Terminal. And whats the complete process of doing it. This will be my ...
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Get files from VM in recovery mode [duplicate]

I've had many problems that I cannot seem to solve in my VM, and I've decided to just backup the important files from the guest (ubuntu) to the host (Windows 10) and reinstall. I can access the ...
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What is the equivalent for switching drives in terminal on Linux?

In DOS, I switch between different drives by typing c:, d:, e: and so forth. But it doesn't work that way in Linux. Could anyone please tell me how to switch between different drives?
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Repairing broken installation from Live USB without losing data

I recently broke my installation and I've tried in vain to repair it using apt-get and all his friends. Now I'm trying the live USB and I'm not sure how to continue. And I desperately don't want to ...
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How to mount an image file without root?

I have a file with an ext4 file system in it and want to mount it without using sudo every time (the script should run with user rights). The file I want to mount and the folder which I want to mount ...
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How do I get information from the logs on my computer when I only have access to the command line?

For various reasons I can no longer access my graphical desktop, and can only login via a tty (Ctrl+Alt+F1 through F6 by default). To help diagnose and solve my problem I need to look through the ...
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How to recover USB flash drive functionality after having used dd?

I have been installing Linux on my laptop via a bootable USB flash drive and I was having difficulty, so I ran the following command: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb Was this a huge mistake? Did I wipe ...
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How do I install wpa-supplicant on an offline server?

Alright, I have an Ubuntu server on which I couldn't connect to my WPA2 secured Wi-Fi network. Apparently I need wpa-supplicant to be able to connect to it (see How do I connect to a WPA wifi network ...
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How to copy a file from USB drive

How can I copy, or just access a file on the USB drive from Ubuntu Server? This answer here does not work, I am getting mount: you must specify the filesystem type which no one explained how to ...
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emergency mode at start up after update

After updating Ubuntu it now boots into emergency mode. I'm new to this OS. If anyone can help me out with the codes that would be great. I do not have the OS on a CD or USB.
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How to recover the corrupted flash drive ?

My Flash drive is corrupted and I am trying to recover it using this answer in ask ubuntu whose link is this https://askubuntu.com/a/37775/658451. I have tried lsblk sudo blkid sudo fdisk -l ...
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How can I get the /dev/ location of a USB device?

I want to get the location in /dev of a USB device connected to my machine. Does anyone know how?
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How can I make a folder in a Pen-Drive using terminal?

I had opened a Pen-Drive in my system and I thought to open my Pen-Drive from terminal and copy the needed file from system to Pen-Drive from terminal only. But I was wondering how I can do that. Can ...

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