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Thread: External Hardrive Media Help

  1. #1
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    Angry External Hardrive Media Help

    Alright so what im trying to do is to open up my FreeAgent Drive so i can upload my music files on ubuntu, but when i click on the FreeAgent Drive it comes up with an error saying

    Cannot Mount Volume
    Unable to mount volume on "FreeAgent Drive"

    Do i need to type in a code into the terminal to register it or what, so can someone please help me

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    Re: External Hardrive Media Help

    What happens if you try mounting it from terminal? Please post
    Code:
    sudo fdisk -l
    mount
    If the drive is sdb1 (and ntfs formatted, of course), try running
    Code:
    sudo mkdir /media/external
    sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /media/external

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