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hitmen 07-09-2011 05:56 AM

Unable To Read Certain Files On My Harddisk
 
I am using ubuntu but I am reading a windows harddisk via USB.
Apparently some files does not appear and it cannot read zip files.
What should I do?

colucix 07-09-2011 06:02 AM

To read and de-archive zip files, you need to install the unzip package. What other files do you expect to see on the hard drive?

hitmen 07-09-2011 06:39 AM

folders that are saved in my C:\Desktop but doesnt appear when viewed under linux

minnarky 07-09-2011 07:06 AM

Your windows desktop is not normally in that folder...
Depending on what version of Windoze you are using, it could be in c:/documents and settings/username/desktop or c:/users/username/desktop

spwnt 07-09-2011 07:07 AM

what shows up and what isn't showing up?

unzip should be installed by default... and actually i've been having some trouble accessing ntfs file systems myself.. so i dunno what to tell you about that.

one thing that has helped me though, is if you have a bunch of externals plugged in at the same time make sure that you have a few plugged in in the front of your computer and a few in the back to lessen the load.


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