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Ubuntu file transfer

By harry7567
Oct 6, 2008
  1. I am dual booting windows vista and ubuntu, and i dont know haw to copy files from the windows partition of the hard drive to the ubuntu partition. Is this possible and if so, how do i do it?
    Thanks
    Harry
     
  2. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,230   +441

    It would be easiest for you to just grab them from your Windows partition while booted into Ubuntu. Ubuntu has your NTFS read/write components installed by default. Look under places from your Ubuntu menu.
     
  3. harry7567

    harry7567 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    But i have 2 hdd's, a c and a d, and ubuntu can only see 10gb of the c drive.
     
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,230   +441

    Try installing the ntfs-3g packages from your Synaptic Package Manager - this will give you read/write capabilities in NTFS if for some reason you don't already have it.
     
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