I have added my folder to /mnt/c but still nothing showing.. this is so frustrating, the number of hours I have wasted. Any ideas please superuser community?

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  • What do you mean by "add my folder"? All existing folders on the C: drive should be there already, but mkdir should be able to create new directories, bearing in mind that you need special permissions to create root folders on C:. – AFH Sep 19 '18 at 16:40
  • The only way you can access folders that aren't a part of Ubuntu is to find them via /mnt/c.. You cannot make any changes whilst in Windows e.g. copy a file to /home. (I only just saw your comment) – Sploxon Sep 19 '18 at 16:53
  • I assumed you knew that /mnt/c was how you access Windows C:; in contrast, /home is located in one of several places, depending on the revision (on my Win10-1709 it is in `"%UserProfile%\AppData\Local\lxss\rootfs"`), though it's inadvisable to modify the root file-system from Windows. – AFH Sep 19 '18 at 17:34

Have you tried using the command ls -a

  • Okay, I get it. This is just a place for Ubuntu to look for folders in my C drive, I can't put a new folder in /mnt/c and access it. – Sploxon Sep 19 '18 at 16:50

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