# How do I mount my usb key?

After inserting the usb key, an icon should appear on your desktop. If not, you can try the following suggestions.

Enterprise Linux 3:
Right-click on the desktop, then choose Disks->Usb to mount the usb key.

Enterprise Linux 4:
Double-click on the Computer icon on your destop, then double-click on Filesystem, then media.
If your device is recognized, it will be listed in this directory.

You can also go to /media directly to locate your device.

# How do I view files on my USB storage media?

On Linux:

Mounting USB Storage Media

1. At the terminal prompt, type:

mount /mnt/usb

2. Then you can access the files by going into that directory:

cd /mnt/usb

3. You can list the files in that directory:

ls

Unmounting USB Storage Media

1. At the terminal prompt, type:

cd

so you can move out of the /mnt/usb directory. You cannot unmount a directory while you are in it.

2. Umount the directory: