View Full Version : [ubuntu] Multimedia File Partitions

January 11th, 2010, 06:56 AM
Hey guys, I'm not a complete noob to Ubuntu but I do have a question regarding an installation I plan to do on a new computer I just bought. I would like to put 9.10 on a new dell studio. I have a 500GB hard drive on the box and I was wondering what the best way to share data (music, documents, ect) between windows and unbuntu would be. I want to have about a 150GB windows partition, a 100 GB Ubuntu partition and then use the remaining 250GB for storage. I'm not sure of the best way to do this. I just want to be able to access all of my files on both windows and ubuntu depending on what i'm logged into. Any help would be much appreciated.

January 11th, 2010, 08:38 AM
I would make the shared parition NTFS. To get Ubuntu to read and write to it, from the repositories get NTFS Configuration Tool.