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Thread: Help finding/mounting drives

  1. #1
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    Exclamation Help finding/mounting drives

    i am using ubuntu live right now and want to retrieve my music/video files from a hard drive that used to have windows on it but crashed...is there anyway to retrieve my files before i format over my old OS to install ubuntu??

  2. #2
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    Re: Help finding/mounting drives

    Open nautilus file browser. Can you click on the drive in the side pane and mount it?

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    Re: Help finding/mounting drives

    I did this with my old drive. Get the drive information using sudo fdisk -l, mount the partition to a directory and copy over your files into another.

    Hope this helps......

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