What packages do I need to allow me to mount a USB drive in ArchLinux from the command line? What command do I use? Under Ubuntu these things happen automatically, but it's about time I learned how to do it like a pro

mount /dev/sdXY /path/to/location/of/your/choice

Where XY is the sticks device node and partition (e.g. /dev/sdb1)


Simply run fdisk -l to see what your USB device is called. Then make a directory - mkdir /mnt/my_usb - and mount it there: mount /dev/sdXY /mnt/my_usb.

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