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Try sudo umount -v /run/media/Harry/2030-0761. If it says "device busy", try lsof /run/media/Harry/2030-0761; this will show applications that have something in the filesystem open. It will likely be shells and file browsers. Check those and navigate out of the filesystem and try umount again. If that doesn't work, since you've said you intended to ...


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You can use a tool called Linux Live USB Creator (this is to create the USB from Windows). It will create a live USB and will let you specify a space for permanent data that will be kept from run to run. This is called the Persistence File. Or you can create a the whole system in your USB. The way I did that was installing Debian on a machine (I think you ...


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To do so you should choose the mount point as / and /boot as your pen drive while installation. And while booting the os choose the USB pen drive as a booting media.


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First you need to indetify the usb disk by using blkid lsblk as Costas said and after that you will need to mount the volume (in read/write) if it is not mounted yet you can mount it under /mnt/for example. after that you will be able to copy your files into your usb key if you have some issue don't hesitate to paste output of dmesg , syslog's, ... Cheers. ...


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As can be seen by the fdisk command, the partition table was all messed up. This probably happened because the power on the drive was cut while it tried to access it. I installed testdisk, then ran sudo testdisk /dev/sdb After a quick analysis, the disk was properly recognized as being an ntfs disk with only one partition, as opposed to the four ...


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If you are able to read the raw data off the disk, you can use dd to create a clone of your disk (or dd_rescue, if dd fails). Then, you can use a file carver like foremost (which, for me, produced good results on both formatted and corrupted partitions). To use foremost, you should have at least 2.5 times the size of your partition to recover as free space ...



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