How to get photos off a USB stick

norman norman at
Fri Apr 3 14:22:55 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 16:10 +0200, Nigel Henry wrote:
> A friend has taken some photos of some stuff I want to sell, and is going to 
> bring them back on a USB stick (he's a windows user).
> Not wishing to look a complete idiot, possibly discrediting Linux at the same 
> time, how do I get the photos off the USB stick, and onto the machine. I've 
> never used a USB stick before.
> I've had a look at Gthumb, and F-Spot, but they seem to be for working with 
> the photos once they are on the machine.

I may be wrong but I think that you just plug the stick in and copy the
photos to a folder which you have opened on your desktop.


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