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I have a passport device that I plugged in using firewire that I use to house old , unused files so that my Mac computer would process more freely. After I connect it the drive is read, I then move files over with no problem. So that works done! Because I dont see where I can force a password when opening the Passport device (and I have some important files on it) I decided to unmount it. Once I unmount it I no longer see the drive. To see the drive again, do I have to unplug the firewire and replug it in or is there another way without me having to do that tedious task again and again?

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Try "Disks" application in Ubuntu for mount again without reconnecting.

Click on the play/stop button for mount/unmount the drive. Disk mounted in ubuntu

Disk Unmounted in Ubuntu

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