Setting a drive's volume label

Bob Greschke bob at
Wed Aug 3 00:06:29 EDT 2005

Looks like the "label" system command will do it in Windows.  That's good 
enough for this exercise.  So, in Linux...???

"Bob Greschke" <bob at> wrote in message 
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> ...the name for a drive (hard or removable) that shows up when, for 
> example, a USB flash drive is recognized by the system.  I don't know if 
> this shows up somewhere in Linux.
> Can this be set from Python?  I guess it would be some MFC call in Windows 
> (I don't know anything about doing that), and some ??? call in Linux? 
> Could use both.
> Thanks!
> Bob

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