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I just bought a 1TB external hard drive from Western Digital - My Passport. I am planning to use it for couple of things;
- Store my music
- Store my videos
- Store my pictures
- Store my designs
- Work as a portable drive for my work files
- Have it host a Linux system
Whenever I try to format it in Windows it gives the option of either NTFS or exFAT. I am planning to use this drive across both Linux and Windows machines. So my question is what is the best file system for what I am trying to do?
Should I create separate partition for my media, files and potentially the system?
(if so how would such drive appear when I plug it in? Will it show as say 3 different drives, each for its partition?)