I am unable to access the rest of my D: drive while using my dual booted Ubuntu. It doesn't show in other locations and it just doesn't mount. keeps saying " not found in /etc/fstab". I realize that my C: drive is encrypted but I should be able to access my non encrypted D: drive as my Ubuntu partition is also in D:
You must provide a mount point in order to mount a disc. The mount point can be any directory in your file system, but Ubuntu by default uses
/media/ for its mount points.
In its simplest form the
mount command is:
mount Source Directory
Source is the device address of the disc to be mounted (eg
Directory is the mount point.
If you add an entry for the disc in
/etc/fstab this has two effects:-
- The disc is mounted automatically during the boot process.
umountcommands do not need both the
Directorycommands: either can be used, and the other is inferred from the
You can also use the GUI
Disks program to see your disc layout and mount individual partitions. In this case a mount point is created automatically in
UserName is the currently logged-in user. You can also dismount discs that you have mounted with
Disks, but not
This is a powerful utility and it's easy to use, but maybe too easy to use, as next to the Mount button is the Delete button, which will lose your partition. Use with care!
You should look at the manual pages,
man mount and
man fstab. There is also a
man gnome-disks page, but this has little information: use the in-program help F1 instead.