Not able to mount USB drive in Ubuntu Linux 14.04 after change of UID and GID

After changing the UID and GID (User ID and Group ID numbers), I was not able to mount and USB pen drives or hard drives. This issue can be resolved by entering following commands in a Linux terminal: $ cd /media <enter> $ sudo chown -R user.group user <enter>

where user is the user name . . . → Read More: Not able to mount USB drive in Ubuntu Linux 14.04 after change of UID and GID

How to open and use Google Drive in Linux using google-drive-ocamlfuse

Google has till date not released a Linux client for Google Drive. Result, we are dependent on 3rd party tools or applications to access Google Drive from Linux. There are a few solutions like:

Grive InSync google-drive-ocamlfuse

Of the above, InSync is a paid software available for about US$ 10, that solves all problems with . . . → Read More: How to open and use Google Drive in Linux using google-drive-ocamlfuse

Sony Xperia ZR not recognized when connected via USB port to Linux laptop

Note that Sony Xperia ZR USB mount only works with USB v 3.0 ports. If you connect the phone via USB to a USB v 2 port, and enter: $ dmesg <enter>

you will see the following message in the log: mtp-probe: bus: 1, device: 5 was not an MTP device If it connects successfully . . . → Read More: Sony Xperia ZR not recognized when connected via USB port to Linux laptop

Kernel panic when safely removing an External USB Drive

Had an experience today! When selecting the “Safely Remove” menu option to unmount an external USB Drive and then removing the USB cable connecting to the drive from the computer, the system gave a ‘Kernel Panic’ error and froze.

Found that the problem was due to the partition type on the external hard disk being . . . → Read More: Kernel panic when safely removing an External USB Drive

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