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    Default Can't not read my USB hard drive

    I can not see my usb hard drive here is some information

    Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors
    Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0x00021330

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sda1 2048 629155641 314576797 83 Linux
    /dev/sda2 * 629155840 956047359 163445760 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
    /dev/sda3 956049406 976771071 10360833 5 Extended
    /dev/sda5 956049408 976771071 10360832 82 Linux swap / Solaris

    Disk /dev/sdb: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders, total 488397168 sectors
    Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0xdd08acff

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sdb1 * 2048 41945087 20971520 83 Linux
    /dev/sdb2 41945088 488396799 223225856 83 Linux

    Disk /dev/sdc: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors
    Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0x7273ee21

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sdc1 63 976768064 488384001 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT

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    Default Re: Can't not read my USB hard drive

    Thank you for you reply ... what i find out is that the USB HD is mounted in "File system windows C " and no icon on the desktop it doesn't matter if if follow the step adding "ntfs" to filesystem

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    Default Re: Can't not read my USB hard drive

    Format it to ext4, unless you use it in windows too. But I find ext4 trouble free.
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    Default Re: Can't not read my USB hard drive

    caf4926

    Format it to ext4, unless you use it in windows too. But I find ext4 trouble free.
    I use it in windows too because iis the drive wher i have all my music , thak for you help.

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    Default Re: Can't not read my USB hard drive

    Quote Originally Posted by JcMaTe View Post
    Thank you for you reply ... what i find out is that the USB HD is mounted in "File system windows C " and no icon on the desktop it doesn't matter if if follow the step adding "ntfs" to filesystem
    try to add "nfs-3g" (no quotes) to filesystem. also make sure you have ntfs-3g package installed. reboot after you add it to filesystem (just on case...)
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    Default Re: Can't not read my USB hard drive

    try to add "nfs-3g" (no quotes) to filesystem. also make sure you have ntfs-3g package installed. reboot after you add it to filesystem (just on case...)
    Thanks for you help , but nothing work here is the screenshot from disk utilities

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    I just want to let them know that i have access to the files and folder the only thing i want is to have a icon from my USB DRIVE to the desktop to easy access that’s all guys

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    Default Re: Can't not read my USB hard drive

    It should just be shown as mounted on the desktop
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    It should just be shown as mounted on the desktop
    Yea I know but it does not show anything on the desktop

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