Do you like to learn another terminal tip? In this article we will teach you how to copy files to your usb device from the terminal. The following screenshot shows a file I want to copy to my usb device.
1. Change directory with the following command and find out the name of your usb stick.
2. As you can see from the following screenshot, mine is LINOXIDE_US.
3. Now you can easily use the cp command to copy files to your usb.
cp /home/oltjano/Desktop/Little_snowflake.mp3 /media/LINOXIDE_US/
4. Run ls inside your /media/usb_directory to make sure files are copied.
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