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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    I gave it permission to run and when I clicked execute it didnt. Then I executed the apple image from the terminal using ./ and it launched with a white screen.
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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    im on linux cat /etc/os-release PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)" NAME="Debian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="10" VERSION="10 (buster)" VERSION_CODENAME=buster ID=debian HOME_URL="https://www.debian.org/" SUPPORT_URL="https://www.debian.org/support" BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.debian.org/"...
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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    So nothing seems to be working. I mounted the USB I used Unetbootin since Etcher wouldnt run. The Usb is formatted to FAT32 The boot priority is set to UEFI: USB DISK 2.O PMAP Partition 1. on my Asus vivobook. Nothing is booting up... and it wont load. nothing is working.
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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    I am on the Acer Aspire 5000 trying to Mount the USB in the terminal lsblk recognizes the USB stick. Here is the output. [email protected]:~$ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 74.5G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 2G 0 part [SWAP] └─sda2...
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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    The asus is a vivobook but im not sure what model.
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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    Good morning I am uing a Acer Aspire 5000 to format the USB and Flash the drive and then use that USB to install an Linux Mint or other OS on my Asus lap top. Im going to try to follow your guys steps and do it over again.
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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    my friend who knows everything about Linux is such a bad person, he won't even help me with this.
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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    Listen I am a dimwit at Linux, I barely managed to format the usb to fat32. That was the first step, then I used Uneetbootin to flash the drive, I think? I used unetbootin for what it was for. Now I load my usb stick into my other laptop and the UEFI boot priority is set to USB. OK. That means...
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    GParted wont let me format my usb to FAT32

    Summary I deleted my linux mint OS from my other lap top by accident and now I am trying to make a bootable USB for the lint mint iso. However when I open Gparted and try to format the USB to fat32 it wont even give me the option of clicking on FAT32. Im a newbie at linux and stuff so could...
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    How do I recover a ip address from a URL?

    I am doing some information gathering for this URL https://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/ and I want to know how I can obtain an ip address for this url. actually found the host ip myself using dmitry -w www.csc-scc.gc.ca ip: 205.193.117.157 Thanks
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    Newbie - how to transfer files between two laptops

    Why dont you just put your files from lap top A on a external hard drive and transfer them to Lap top B. a little time comsuming but zero internent connection.
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    Trouble Shooting LaCie Rugged USB-C External Hard Drive on LINUX **Help

    My tech wizard friend figured it out.
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    Trouble Shooting LaCie Rugged USB-C External Hard Drive on LINUX **Help

    I dont think its there. da[email protected]:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0408:3046 Quanta Computer, Inc. USB2.0 VGA UVC WebCam Bus 001 Device 004: ID 13d3:3529 IMC Networks Bluetooth Radio Bus 001...
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    Trouble Shooting LaCie Rugged USB-C External Hard Drive on LINUX **Help

    This is also the output of dmesg grep -i USB 3.563662] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbhid [ 3.563665] usbhid: USB HID core driver [ 4.459476] scsi 1:0:0:0: Direct-Access USB DISK 3.0 PMAP PQ: 0 ANSI: 6 [ 6.113164] usb 1-5: Found UVC 1.00 device USB2.0 VGA...
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    Trouble Shooting LaCie Rugged USB-C External Hard Drive on LINUX **Help

    I think I may have identified it by running dmesg -w however I am only a basic beginner at linux. This is what the output was look at what I put in bold from the output. If this is my external hard drive what do I do next? Thanks a lot. 2.553153] usb 1-1: New USB device found, idVendor=13fe...
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