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The Linux File System

Aug 04, 2008, 23:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hamish Taylor)

"/media is another interesting folder, as when you plug in an external hard disk or a USB key or similar this is where will show up. Devices are assigned a sub-folder which is derived from the device's name. I have specially named all of my devices, so that when I plug in my external hard disk it shows up as /media/IDE320 or /media/SATA750 or /media/USB2GB. DVD and CD devices can be found here, but often they'll show up as a desktop icon too."

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