Unable to open usb drive in ubuntu
octoquadza at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 20:23:20 UTC 2011
On Fri 16 Sep 2011 21:13:32 SAST, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-09-16 at 10:57 -0400, Amrit Pal Pathak wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM, Ioannis Vranos
>> <ioannis.vranos at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Amrit Pal Pathak
>>> <amritpalpathak1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> My usb being open in windows but in linux (ubuntu),system shows it but
>>>> i click on it to open,it doesn't open.If i directly try to copy its
>>>> ,it gives the error
>>>> "There was an error copying the file into /home/amrit/Desktop"
>>>> "Can't open mountable file"
>>>> please anybody help to to get rid of it.
>>> I suppose you are talking about a USB external hard disk, formatted in
>>> Install the packages:
>>> ntfs-3g, ntfsprogs
>>> Already had installed.
> Did that work?? Ric
It's definitely not mounting, could you try sudo fdisk -l in the
terminal and paste the result here.
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