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Old 07-09-2011, 05:56 AM   #1
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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?
Old 07-09-2011, 06:02 AM   #2
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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?
Old 07-09-2011, 06:39 AM   #3
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folders that are saved in my C:\Desktop but doesnt appear when viewed under linux
Old 07-09-2011, 07:06 AM   #4
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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
Old 07-09-2011, 07:07 AM   #5
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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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