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I just can't find where my USB drive its directory is. Which directory is my USB drive mounted in? LiJung LiJung 3 8 More generally, you can use the mount command to see all the mounted volumes and where they are mounted. AFAIK both external storage devices and. What other subset are you referring to here? Some techniques to try: In general, to find where something is mounted, you can run this command from the terminal: Steven C. Howell Steven C. Howell 1 6 Benedata Benedata 21 1. How can this command be used to solve the problem described in the question?

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. How do i change into the directory of my thumbdrive? I've been poking around and see that this command, "diskutil list", lists all my local disks. That produces this.. It will show you the directory location of all mounted volumes.


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Then just cd into the drive you want. You can then cd to one of them or just cd directly - no need to list the volumes first.

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For example:. If you drag and drop the icon corresponding to the volume on the USB drive from the Desktop or Finder into the Terminal window, it will automatically paste the path where that volume is mounted. You need to be root to do this, there are ways to set it up so users can mount like common GUI's do, but that is beyond me.

This is for linux, if you were curious.

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EFI Not a directory" any help would be great.

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