I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my HP G62-453 TU Laptop. I cannot access the contents of my hard disk partition E.
This is assuming that you have installed Ubuntu in a dual-boot setup alongside Windows.
Open the terminal, and type
This will show you the drives mounted as well as occupied and free space. Look for the filesystem mounted at /
This is your Linux partition.
You should see several entries like
Each sd* is a storage volume, and the number is the partition. The above example has two partitions (
To mount the drives right now, type
To automatically mount the drives on boot, install mountmanager by typing
This installs an application that allows you to configure the auto-mounting of drives upon boot. Open it up, and in the filetree select the sd* partition available, then enter the mount point for the partition. I use the
For example, my
Once you've done this, you apply the changes via
This should make your partition visible in both Natutilus and the command line in
Under Linux their is no partition E:/
The gDisk application part of the Ubuntu 15.04 apps set allows you to edit partitions. But it also displays enough info per partition for you to tell what is what, where it is, etc. And it also has a convenient "Mount button", just below the selected partition, it looks like a standard "Play" button.