Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Formatting Memory Sticks on Ubuntu for Use with Windows

When Windows 8 formats a memory stick, it uses partition type 'C'.


Identify USB device ID:

dmesg


Create Partition Table:

sudo fdisk /dev/sdx

Create Partition Type: C - W95 FAT32 (LBA)


Format Partition Disk:

sudo mkfs.vfat -F 32 -n "LABEL" /dev/sdxn


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