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Old 12-09-2009, 03:18 PM   #1
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How do you use linux to see various partitions on your hard drive?

Hello there. I have successfully installed Xubuntu on my computer. There are currently 3 partitions set up.....

C drive(windows XP installation)
D drive

U drive(Linux installation)

When I turn on my computer it gives me the option of booting up Windows or Linux.

If I boot with Windows I can see my C drive and D drive but NOT the U drive.

If I boot up with Xubuntu Linux I can see stuff on the U drive but I do not know how to see stuff on the C or D drives.

Here is the reason I ask....... I have some mpg video files on the C and D drives which I would like to open in Linux. How do I do this?


Old 12-09-2009, 03:35 PM   #2
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You need to mount he windows drive
Old 12-09-2009, 03:40 PM   #3
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Here is the reason I ask....... I have some mpg video files on the C and D drives which I would like to open in Linux. How do I do this?
Have a look at ntfs-3g,here's a link:

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