Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When opening the CD it doesn't show all files like music and videos etc except power point files. I installed 11.10 Ubuntu using Oracle virtual monitor host OS is windows 7.

share|improve this question
    
Do you run 11.10 in an virtualbox? or do you have Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 as a dual boot? your question is very confusing and missleading –  Alvar Oct 26 '11 at 15:03
    
CTRL + H shows you any hidden files, but I think you are having a problem with VirtualBox. Help for that is here: virtualbox.org/wiki/Documentation –  Tom Brossman Oct 26 '11 at 15:17
    
It might help us to see a listing of what Windows and Ubuntu each think is on the CD. If you're alright with sharing this information, you can get it by using the tree command: 1) Install Tree for Ubuntu and Tree for Windows. 2) Open the terminal and change directory to the inserted CD, using e.g. e: in Windows and cd /media/cdrom in Ubuntu. 3) Run tree, copy and paste the output into Ubuntu Pastebin, and edit your question here to include a link to it. –  ændrük Oct 26 '11 at 15:27
add comment

1 Answer

Try the command

mount -o ro,unhide,uid=1000 /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.