Linux.com: CLI Magic: Taming a Wild mount

“Cowboy up, pilgrims. Today we’re going to learn how to
(sur)mount the twin beasts of fear and uncertainty. At least that’s
how many Windows users view the specter of being asked to mount a
CD-ROM or camera or keydrive. The mount command itself is confusing
enough, but what in the heck is it doing? And what are these
mysterious things called filesystems, anyway? If that’s your
thinking, get down out of the plush, gas-gobbling GUI you’ve been
riding around in, and walk this way to learn a little more CLI

“If you don’t understand what filesystems are, learning the
mount command is not going to be of much use. It would be like
learning how to adjust the tilt of the steering wheel when you
don’t know how to drive a car. So let’s look at that…”


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