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Old 06-27-2008, 05:30 PM   #1
Dernhelm
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Can I make Ubuntu mount the windows partition on startup?


I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 (duel boot with Vista) on a Lenovo Ideapad Y510. I have my documents, pictures, music, etc. folders stored on the Windows partition, with aliases in the Ubuntu default folders, as well as bookmarks, for easy access. However, I have to click on '26GB Media' every time I start the laptop before anything I have in that partition will show -- such as my desktop background, nautilus bookmarks, etc. It's only a slight inconvenience, but if there's an easy way to make it mount on startup, I'd love to know what it is.

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Old 06-27-2008, 05:54 PM   #2
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You can mount the Windows partition on startup by putting an entry in /etc/fstab for the Windows partition.

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Old 06-27-2008, 06:28 PM   #3
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http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/mountwindows
 
Old 06-28-2008, 04:10 PM   #4
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Thank you very much!
 
  


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