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asked 2017-07-25 12:28:17 -0600

iamBRJ gravatar image

I am new to Linux. I have previously used Ubuntu 16.04 LTS . I have recently installed Fedora 26. In Ubuntu I used to have two disks named 'DiskE' and 'DiskF'. After installing Fedora I cannot find them. How can I open the files contained in 'DiskE' and 'DiskF'?

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answered 2017-07-26 03:09:39 -0600

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For easy to use graphical user interface, use Gnome Disks (it should be pre-installed) to view all disks and partitions on them. You can then select any partition and mount it, or change its settings so that it's mounted automatically on start-up.

If you don't find them there, then most probably they've been overwritten or removed during installation process.

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answered 2017-07-25 18:39:14 -0600

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updated 2017-07-25 18:40:00 -0600

Are those Windows disks formatted as NTFS? If so, then in Nautilus (the Gnome file manager), click on "+ Other Locations". Hopefully, you'll find your disks in the "On This Computer" section at the top.

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No they aren't there. Any other way?

iamBRJ gravatar imageiamBRJ ( 2017-07-25 23:17:14 -0600 )edit

@SamuelSieb will reinstalling ubuntu help?

iamBRJ gravatar imageiamBRJ ( 2017-07-25 23:30:09 -0600 )edit

What is the output of sudo blkid and sudo fdisk -l?

ssieb gravatar imagessieb ( 2017-07-26 12:38:51 -0600 )edit

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