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Old 01-20-2005, 07:10 AM   #1
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Talking How to get hard disks onto desktop


Help! I'm very new to Linux. I've got 2 hard disks, with Windows on the first and Fedora Core 1 (From a Dummies book) on the second. I used to have Suse, but didn't like it as the writing was too small, but at least it showed me my Windows c: and d: partitions (both on first hard disk) on the desktop. Not in Fedora though. I've been through every menu item I can find, but no way can I pull my Windows hard drive onto the desktop. Can someone more experienced tell me what to do please?
 
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If your windows drives are formated NTFS then you first need to install support for the filesystem.

Then you need to create a directory to mount the partitions and add an entry to the /etc/fstab file.

Then once the partitions are mounted you can create a shortcut on the desktop.
 
  


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