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Thread: how to hide ubuntu partition on external HDD?

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    how to hide ubuntu partition on external HDD?

    Hi! My laptop not enough space, so i have to split 20GB on my external-hdd and install Ubuntu on my external-hdd but when i plug it in another computer they can access 20GB partition and may be i'll lost my data. How can i hide 20GB partition of Ubuntu when using my external-hdd on another computer?

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    Re: how to hide ubuntu partition on external HDD?

    You can't.

    This will only be an issue if the other machine runs Linux.
    If it runs Windows then they won't be able to see your files as Windows doesn't understand Linux partitions, they could still delete the partition completely though.
    Cheesemill

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