Using USB flash drives in Fedora Core 4

This is a very simple introduction on how to use USB flash drives in Fedora Core 4.

Fedora Core 4 provides automatic support for USB flash drives. You just insert your flash drive and you will see an image of an USB drive in your desktop.

Proceed as follows:

  1. Click in the red hat in the toolbar, select System Tools, and Disk Management. You will see the following image:
  2. The device /dev/sda1 is highlighted and you should click on Mount to mount the USB drive on the directory /media/usbdisk using the vfat filesystem format (compatible with Windows).
  3. you can now use the USB drive as any other directory in your machine, as show below.

  4. You can see the USB drive properties in Linux in the next image.

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