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I have ubuntu 8.04 and its not taking any pendrive and writing in the message box that "could'n mount the 4GB drive " its shown in the Computer but i am unable to open it please give me a code or any kind of easy help

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you should find the device name by using the following command:

sudo fdisk -l

this will list the devices attached to your computer

then use this command to mount the pendrive :

mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1

assuming that the device is sdb1 and it's formatted as FAT

source :

Ubuntu Forums

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