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I have Debian 9 installed. On my desktop I see a drive named 'ARCH_202112'. I can't delete it. On attempting to mount I see below:

Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/{username}/ARCH_202112: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,mode=0400,dmode=0500" "/dev/sda2" "/media/adrian/ARCH_202112"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: special device /dev/sda2 does not exist

On looking in /dev I do not see a sda2.

The background to this is that I had recently done a fresh install and had attempted an Arch install but after trying to get my Wifi working unsuccessfully for a few hours gave up and reverted to Debian. When I installed Debian I of course did a full format of the drive.

Anybody know what is happening here? I just want it off my desktop.

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  • In a console run xdg-user-dir DESKTOP. It should tell you where your desktop lives in the directory tree. cd to the location, run ls. Do you see ARCH_202112 or something similar? What is the output of file ARCH_202112? (adjust the name if needed). Dec 23, 2021 at 9:13

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