How To Copy Files To Your Usb From The Terminal

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.

how to copy files to your usb from terminal

1. Change directory with the following command and find out the name of your usb stick.

cd /media

how to copy files to your usb from the terminal

2. As you can see from the following screenshot, mine is LINOXIDE_US.

how to copy files from your terminal

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.

how to copy files from your terminal

About Oltjano Terpollari

Oltjano Terpollari is a very passionate computer geek studying python, linux, netcat power tools and living a binary life. He goes by the nickname Ambition and is very happy living a science life. He also loves technical blogging and sharing his knowledge with others.

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