I was asked a question recently and while the answer is easy a lot of people don’t bother googling first. The question was: How can I find the device name of a USB drive for example on Linux? It’s easy, all you do is open the terminal, and type: $ lsblk This will show you […]
Huawei is one of the leading Chinese companies in manufacturing some cute electronics devices. Huawei USB modems are used mostly with Mobile Telecommunication Operators to provide Mobile Broadband internet access to their customers. This is achieved by inserting Mobile Operators SIM cards into these modems. I use the same thing here in Ghana. Now the […]
We all at some point in time we all format our USB drives. The question I would like to ask is how do you do it? Is it from GUI or terminal? I see formatting USB drives from the terminal very handy. Today I am going to show you how to format USB drives using the […]
Sometimes things happen that your USB key is not showing because it is not properly formatted. This has happened to me several times and I always use a program called GParted to format my USB drives and hard drives. GParted will fix the problem and your USB will show up again under Devices or in […]
So you got yourself a shiny new USB drive and are not too sure what file system to format it with. Sure, FAT is great for compatibility reasons with other operating systems, but there are better options for Linux users. Although the following choices may not be compatible with many other operating systems, if you’re […]
How to make a bootable Opensuse 11.2 flash disk ? i received this question from a reader in my email, so i decided to write this post to answer this question. This installation methode is working under Linux machines .