Mount Windows partition from Ubuntu

If you install ubuntu inside the windows,you cant access the Windows OS disk drives from linux.For Accessing windows disk drives you need to type following commands in terminal window.Go to Applications->Open Terminal window

First you need to create directory where you can attach windows partition using mount command

(for example /media/c for C:):# sudo mkdir -p /media/c

Now find out list of partition (click on System > Administration > Disks ) or use following command:# sudo fdisk -l

Output:

Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System

/dev/hdb1   *           1        2432    19535008+  86  NTFS

/dev/hdb2            2433        2554      979965   82  Linux swap / Solaris

/dev/hdb3            2555        6202    29302560   83  Linux

As you see /dev/hdb1 is NTFS partition. Now type following command: # sudo mount -t ntfs -o nls=utf8,umask=0222 /dev/hdb1 /media/c

To unmount Windows NTFS partition type command: # sudo umount /media/c

If u have any problem in accessing  the commands,send feedback to me.

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