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Re: [vox] a very novice Linux user



On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 05:02:01PM -0800, David Siedband wrote:
> You need to mount the filesystem first so that you can access it.  Open 
> a terminal and scope out the /mnt directory.  Become superuser, i.e. 
> type "su" in the shell and enter your root password.  Next make a new 
> directory to mount to.  For example, to make a driectory to mount your 
> win drive to, type
> mkdir /mnt/windoze

Note: For better or for worse, Debian prefers to have removable-media
mounts in the root directory.  (e.g., "/floppy/" vs. the more RedHat-style
of "/mnt/floppy/").

-bill!
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