USB Thumb Drive partioned oddly

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Problem :

Somehow my 32gb Lexar thumb drive got partioned very strangely, here is the output of lsblk:

sdb             8:16   1  29.8G  0 disk 
├─sdb1          8:17   1    44M  0 part /media/removable/LEXAR 32GB
├─sdb2          8:18   1    16M  0 part 
├─sdb3          8:19   1   1.3G  0 part 
├─sdb4          8:20   1    16M  0 part 
├─sdb5          8:21   1     2M  0 part 
├─sdb6          8:22   1   512B  0 part 
├─sdb7          8:23   1   512B  0 part 
├─sdb8          8:24   1    16M  0 part /media/removable/UNTITLED
├─sdb9          8:25   1   512B  0 part 
├─sdb10         8:26   1   512B  0 part 
├─sdb11         8:27   1     8M  0 part 
└─sdb12         8:28   1    16M  0 part 

In my file manager it says I have two drives, the 44M one and the 16M one.

I am a bit of a linux noob so if anybody could tell me how to consolidate all these partitions into one it would awesome.

Solution :

If you are using Ubuntu, download Gparted from the Ubuntu Software Center.

Else visit

Then right click on all the partitions in Gparted and merge them. If you can’t merge, delete all the partitions and create a new one.

Resolved: I deleted all partitions using fdisk then created a new partition using all the space on the drive.

Open up your Files application (file manager), and right click your USB. You should see an option of format. This will erase your whole USB, and connect all of your partitions. =)

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