a question about usb memory

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 21:18:14 UTC 2006

On 9/2/06, MICHAEL WEAVER <michaelweaver1 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> I have a question about USB memory.
> The question is why does my USB memory stick show up in the graphical
> desktop, be listed when I type ls in the command line yet not be
> accessed under the command line?
> I ask this because when I plug my USB memory stick into my laptop port,
> it clearly recognises it as a Disgo and I can find it when I look
> through the folders on the Gnome desktop, when I enter a text terminal,
> type cd /media, hit enter and do ls it comes up with cdrom and disgo for
> the directories yet I can't do a cd /disgo as I get a "no such file or
> directory" or command not found.

Take the slash (/) off the front of that. Just type cd disgo. Or you
could type "cd /media/disgo," which would accomplish the same thing.

Remember that Linux is case sensitive, so if it says Disgo, type it that way.


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