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Re: Media changed: please insert the disk labeled 'Debian GNU/Linux 7.4.0 _Wheezy_

On Sun 20 Apr 2014 at 17:40:53 -0400, Theodore Alcapotaxis wrote:

> I have tried the following steps on the advice of some of my colleagues:
> 1. remove/delete all the entries in /etc/apt/sources.list and reboot the computer

Rebooting isn't necessary.

> 2. dmesg shows that the USB thumb drive is mounted on /dev/sdb1

No. dmesg shows a device sdb was detected.

> 3. sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/usb0

An bad move! Please read about the -d option in 'man apt-cdrom' and alter
your /etc/fstab.

> 4. sudo apt-cdrom -m -d /media/usb0 add

If /dev/sdb1 has a mount point /media/usb0 in fstab:

     sudo apt-cdrom -d /media/usb0 add

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