Unable to open usb drive in ubuntu

Amrit Pal Pathak amritpalpathak1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 12:15:14 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 7:31 AM, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:04 PM, Amrit Pal Pathak <
> amritpalpathak1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My usb being open in windows but in linux (ubuntu),system shows it but
>> when i click on it to open,it doesn't open.If i directly try to copy its
>> contents ,it gives the error
>> "There was an error copying the file into /home/amrit/Desktop"
>> "Can't open mountable file"
> Post the output of you trying to mount it in a shell / terminal
> I didn't mount it through terminal.Because i am unable to find it where e.g
> /dev/sda(?).I just connected it to my system.Even after connecting it is not
> using it at the desktop as a icon.I had to go in Places=>Computer to see it.
> Could it be because of virues?
    Right click on it doesn't show the option which we normally see
    in case of use e.g format,mount .



Amrit Pal

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