If you work from the graphical interface, all you have to do to access an external storage medium such as a DVD or USB stick is insert it in the drive, and it will load automatically. However, if you work from the console or you work with drives that are not recognized automatically, the devices will not be activated automatically. In that case, you need to use the mount command to make sure you are able to access the device. In the next sections, you will learn everything you need to work with this command.
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