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When I mount my android phone (HTC Desire, running Froyo) it shows up in the files system mounted in the /media/ directory. It used to come up as AEA9-A57F (or something similar). However now it comes up as "Ex\f24 " (yes that's a line feed character). Which is a little inconvenient as a path, as it means I can't navigate there in the terminal among other things.

How can I change the name given to the drive?

Thanks heaps :D

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cd /media/Ex<TAB> –  grawity Aug 16 '10 at 14:10
    
\f is (almost always) form feed, while \n is line feed. –  Roger Pate Aug 16 '10 at 21:27
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I would go and say that you should reformat the drive, but since this is a phone, that's probably not a safe option. This guide in Ubuntu should work, but before you try, back up and make sure you have some sort of Plan B if the thing accidentally formats your phone.

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