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[ubuntu] Trying To Configure Floppy Drive

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey all, Over the summer I built a new computer for my dad and put Ubuntu on it. We installed a floppy drive because my dad is a psychologist and has a large number of old files that he keeps on floppies that he still needs to be able to access. He didn't have any need to use it at the time so we didn't test it to see if it worked, but now I'm at school and he recently tried using it but it doesn't work. What he told me is that he puts a floppy in and it doesn't appear on the desktop. He tried going into the Ubuntu equivalent of "My Computer" (can't remember what it's called) and (Hardware)