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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to mount Windows partitions (FAT) on boot-up, and allow all users to read/write?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. Read How to list partition tables?
  3. e.g. Assumed that /dev/hda1 is the location of Windows partition (FAT)
         Local mount folder: /media/windows
  4. sudo mkdir /media/windows
    sudo cp /etc/fstab /etc/fstab_backup
    sudo gedit /etc/fstab
  5. Append the following line at the end of file
    /dev/hda1       /media/windows  vfat    iocharset=utf8,umask=000   0       0
  6. Save the edited file (sample)
  7. Read How to remount /etc/fstab without rebooting?


The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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