How do I use luckybackup to backup files to an external hard drive in ubuntu 10.10 ?
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Well it is a USB Seagate Drive. So I am not sure if it is mounted. The HD came originally bundled with backup software for Windows in mind not ubuntu. If I were backing up to windows then it would be easy, but ubuntu, not so.
will show you if the drive is mounted.
If it isn't mounted, you need to mount it.
Well this is the output of mount command in the terminal.
/dev/sda5 on / type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro,commit=0)
proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
none on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
fusectl on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
none on /dev type devtmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=0620)
none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
none on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
none on /var/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
/dev/sda1 on /boot type ext2 (rw)
/dev/sda9 on /tmp type ext2 (rw)
/dev/sda8 on /usr type ext2 (rw)
/dev/sda11 on /home type ext3 (rw,acl,commit=0)
/dev/sda6 on /var type ext2 (rw)
/dev/sda7 on /srv type ext3 (rw,commit=0)
binfmt_misc on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/mansour/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=mansour)
/dev/sdb1 on /media/FreeAgent Drive type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096,default_permissions)
Ok, so I tried and this is the outcome.
mansour@ubuntu-notebook:~$ sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media
[sudo] password for mansour:
Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened.
The volume may be already mounted, or another software may use it which
could be identified for example by the help of the 'fuser' command.
Is it possible that because the drive is NTFS, while of course my files are ext3 file system, therefore I can't see it there on the drive?