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Cumol  ·  259 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Because I'm not good with computers, Linux ate my SD Card, can it be fixed?

Just an advice in the future. When the card (or any other external device) is connected to a Linux system, it can be in two states. Mounted and unmounted. If it is connected and not mounted, it will not show up in your file manager.

This usually happens when a device has a formatting Linux does not recognize (such as some Mac-specific or windows formattings).

You can check, however, if something is connected by using the command lsblk or by using the disks utility if it is under Ubuntu

user-inactivated  ·  259 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Shoot. That's a helpful bit right there. Thank you. Out of curiosity, any idea what "lsblk" stands for?

nil  ·  259 days ago  ·  link  ·  

'ls' being short for list because typing a long word every time you want to list files sucks, and it especially sucks on a PDP-11.

'blk' meaning block devices, specific files that represent hardware under UNIX, typically mounted at /dev/.

Devac  ·  259 days ago  ·  link  ·