Rosie Print File

Version 2020-Dec-5

This shows the steps to download a mail attachment from the Outlook website to a thumb drive on a Fedora Linux computer.

  1. Plug your thumb drive into your computer.
    When this is done, the Files window opens with the heading EUGENE.
    EUGENE is the name of the thumb drive.
    Linux File Explorer window showing file folders on EUGENE thumb drive.
  2. Click File at upper left corner.
    Click Create New Folder.
    At bottom see Untitled Folder - type date in the form of yyyymmdd ie. 20201207 and hit Enter.
    Linux File Explorer window showing file folders on EUGENE thumb drive with a red rectangle around File menu  heading and a red arrow pointing to it.
  3. Hit Enter again.
    Linux File Explorer window showing file folder 20201201 on EUGENE thumb drive - it is empty.
  4. Go to Outlook Mail and to the attachment you want to download.
    Linux taskbar with a red rectangle around Chrome app showing Mail tab for Rosie Ruta
  5. Move mouse over attachment to show the Download arrow.
    A message saying Download will appear.
    Click Download arrow.
    Mail window showing an opened email for (RAC) Requested Form with the attachment PS339- Policy Service App.pdf. A red rectangle is around the Download arrow and a red arrow is pointing at it.
  6. Save File window opens.
    Save File window is open. The Documents folder is selected. PS339- Policy Service App.pdf is shown in Name data entry area.
  7. Click the EUGENE folder.
    Click the folder you had created when plugging in the thumb drive - in this case 20201207.
    Click Save button in lower right corner.
    Save File window is open. Red rectangles  are around  EUGENE folder, 20201207 folder and Save button.
  8. Click Save button again.
    Save File window closes.
    Save File window is open. PS339- Policy Service App(1).pdf is in the Name data area. PS339- Policy Service App.pdf is the only file in the files area. A red rectangle is around  the Save button.
  9. Click File Explorer at bottom of screen.
    Linux taskbar with a red rectangle around File Explorer app showing the folder 20201201.
  10. Confirm that the file is saved on EUGENE in the desired folder.
    If it is, click the button to the right of EUGENE.
    Close file window by clicking the green circle in the upper right corner.
    File Explorer showing folder 20201207 on  EUGENE thumb drive. PS339- Policy Service App.pdf is the only file in the files area. A red rectangle is around the button to the right of EUGENE - the Eject button.  A red arrow is pointing to it.
  11. Go to Notifications to see the message that says it is okay to unplug the thumb drive.
    Notifications is the white circle with  !  in it at the bottom right corner of the monitor.
    Showing the right side of the taskbar with a red rectangle around the Notifications icon.
  12. When you see the Notifications that says the thumb device can be safely unplugged and Device can be removed. do so.
    Shows opened Notifications window with 4 Notifications. A red rectangle is around the 4th notification about thumb drive can be safely unplugged and Device can be removed.
  13. You can go back to your mail.