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I need to map my Windows C:\ drive in Ubuntu. How could I accomplish this?

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Perhaps better asked on –  Oded Oct 8 '10 at 18:34
Not enough info. Is your C: on the same computer as Ubuntu (dual-boot) or is it a different computer on a network? –  Mark Henderson Jun 20 '11 at 5:38

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Right click your C drive then go to Properties > Sharing > Advanced Sharing and tick "Share this folder"

On your Ubuntu pc:

$ sudo apt-get install smbfs
$ sudo mkdir /mnt/c
$ sudo mount -t smbfs // /mntc -o username=<yourusername>,password=<yourpassword>

(assuming that your windows machine has IP address and you have chosen "c" as your share name)

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Try this link.

It tells you how to install ntfs-config. Once you have that software, you can permanently mount your Windows partition.

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This assumes that your Windows drive is on the same computer. If you want a network share, follow Russell's suggestion. –  Chance Oct 8 '10 at 19:32

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