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    Unhappy Help with file transfer

    So in Linux Mint 12, I'm having a problem. I'm copying and pasting the folder from my Home directory or whatever into the flashdrive, and the folder pastes fine, but the documents inside the folder are gone. I would appreciate any help you could give me. Thanks.

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    Administrator MikeTbob's Avatar
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    Hello and Welcome.
    Did the flashdrive mount itself or did you mount it? Can you try using the terminal? Have you changed any permissions?
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    Administrator jayd512's Avatar
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    Welcome aboard!

    If you happen to have used the terminal to copy your folders, make sure to use the -R argument.
    cp -R <source_directory> <destination_directory>

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