LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-13-2011, 09:59 PM   #1
bluemoonshine
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2011
Posts: 18

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question How can I share my xp music folder with ubuntu


yes I'm new.. I have to hard drives one empty I plan on installing ubuntu studio http://static.linuxquestions.org/que...lq/icon5.gifon and one with the already installed windows xp pro ,I would like to know a simple way to move my windows music folder to the ubuntu music folder, please keep it simple my brain is fried from to much info i didnt need or understand.. thank you..
 
Old 03-13-2011, 10:43 PM   #2
MS3FGX
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: NJ, USA
Distribution: Slackware, Debian
Posts: 5,852

Rep: Reputation: 356Reputation: 356Reputation: 356Reputation: 356
Are both drives going to stay in the machine? There is no reason Ubuntu couldn't access the music from the XP drive if both drives are installed.

If you want to move the files from one drive to the other, than it is just a matter of copying them over. Nothing special is required, Ubuntu is fully capable of reading files from a Windows XP drive.
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 03-14-2011, 02:27 AM   #3
bluemoonshine
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2011
Posts: 18

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Thank you I'll give it a go,, oh yes both hard drives on the same machine seemed like a good plan so I can learn what I'm doing, my computer has been reliable ,windows? not so much..

If I posted the thank you twice sorry clear is not much for staying connected.
 
Old 03-14-2011, 02:31 AM   #4
bluemoonshine
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2011
Posts: 18

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
also thanks for the link to DigiFAIL I will check it out..
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Connection to DAAP music share refused (on Ubuntu Lucid) wichiff Linux - Software 0 10-13-2010 02:12 PM
unable to share a folder in suse 10.0, folder defaults to not shared sirius57 Linux - General 1 05-15-2010 04:33 AM
How to access a share folder in UBUNTU krishnakant Linux - General 1 06-05-2009 03:23 AM
howto share folder on Ubuntu ? cccc Ubuntu 3 09-08-2007 08:13 PM
Where to put shared music folder mikieboy Linux - Desktop 3 07-12-2007 09:13 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:29 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration