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Mounting External USB drive in Linux Ubuntu

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I need to know how to mount the USB drive in Linux and how can I copy the files on USB drive.

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What flavor of linux are you using?

The manual files are your friend.
Open a terminal and run
$ man mount

The $ prompt indicates user-level access; root-level access is indicated with a # prompt.
e.g.
# fdisk -a
should show all the disks and partitions linux can see connected.
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Rindi,

Sorry for this. It won't happen again. I will reply to Expert comment.

Roozbeh
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Dar247,

It is Linux Ubuntu. I used fdisk -l and I see the USB drive as /dev/sdc1. could you please provide me the complete command to mount the drive to a folder ?

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