Mounting USB devices with
Usually USB devices are recognized and mounted automatically. If this does not happen, you may use
to mount the device manually.
First of all you'll have to figure out the device name. There are multiple ways to do this. Here are two:
- Use the command
lsblk -f to list all bulk devices (storage devices). You can find your device by its
LABEL or the fact, that it has no
NAME FSTYPE FSVER LABEL UUID FSAVAIL FSUSE% MOUNTPOINT
└─sdb1 vfat FAT32 usbstick XXXX-XXXX
- If you have access to
dmesg you can also study the output of the command. Near the end it should show you your device, e.g.:
sd 1:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 1:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI removable disk
In both examples the corresponding device is
, in general this should be the case for computers with one built-in hard drive.
should mount the stick as
will unmount the device again.