Linux Ubuntu won't open my memory stick?

By J0ySp1c3
Oct 29, 2007
  1. I downloaded a driver to my sparklan usb adapter (wireless network adapter)
    for my Linux Ubuntu computer in a zip. folder ready to be installed on a memory stick. When i connect the memory stick (on my other Linux ubuntu computer, this is a laptop that i'm using), nothing happens. I can't view the folder. Anybody that knows what might be causing this, and if you know and are using Linux Ubuntu already, any solutions ? :wave:
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    If it has U3 technology, you will need to format the stick completely and remove U3.
  3. J0ySp1c3

    J0ySp1c3 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hmm, just how do i remove U3 and format the stick? ;)
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    format the stick as if it were a regular hard disk in FAT32.
    I am not familiar with linux, but in windows go to disk management in the control panel. Delete the partitions in the stick, create a new partition with the entire stick memory and format it.
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