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Boxmaker
January 15th, 2012, 02:25 AM
I have a number of Sandisk USB flash drives I use for back-ups. One drive had data and music on it but when I tried to update data I couldn't. When I checked properties it showed 0 bytes on it and 0 bytes capacity. Sandisk e-mailed a link to me, but I would like to format it with linux. How do I do that??

sammiev
January 15th, 2012, 02:43 AM
I use gparted.


sudo apt-get install gparted

bluexrider
January 15th, 2012, 02:46 AM
Personally would use "Gparted" very easy simple interface to handle formatting of Hard Drives and USB's as well as SD media.