[Sugar-devel] Need Help: usb drive not visible in the journal

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 08:14:04 EDT 2009

What version of Sugar are you running?

re copy-from-journal, if you use the -q flag, it will search on the
title and description fields.

copy-from-journal -q 'title of some journal object' filename

with copy-to-journal, it is it important to use a -m flag

copy to journal foo.png -m image/png


On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 6:46 AM, sumit singh<sumit.coder at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am facing a sort of weird problem at this point. On my xo, my usb
> drives are not visible in the journal. I mean the icons at the bottom
> of the journal are not visible. However, to my surprise my usb
> drives(pendrives) are mounted and I can access them from the terminal.
> I have tested it with 3 pen drives so I don't think its due to my pen
> drive. Moreover, these pen drives are not even visible in the
> objectChooser widget when I invoke it through any of the xo activities
> like write or paint.
> Can anybody please suggest me a solution. Moreover, is there any way
> to access the data in the journal through the terminal, I mean there
> are many activities which saves data into the journal and I am in
> severe need to access that data. Is there any way to do so. I got this
> link-  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Copy_to_and_from_the_Journal#Copy_from_Journal_script
> , but I think the names of files are hashed and I won't be able to
> recognize my file in this case.
> Kindly give your suggestions.
> Regards,
> sumit
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Walter Bender
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