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How to transfer files from Windows 7 to Linux Ubuntu?

I'd like to get some files from my Windows partition, but I can't find it.

Do I need an application to do this, or is there a specific place I need to look?

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Ubuntu supports NTFS (Windows) file systems by default, and you don't need any special software to view them.

  • If you installed Ubuntu side by side with Windows, then your Windows partition will show up in Computer:/// in Nautilus.
  • It will also show up in your file system under /media/pathtopartition.
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i couldn't find it in system files.. – Rev3rse Nov 4 '11 at 0:15
@Rev3rse what directory did you look into? – RolandiXor Nov 4 '11 at 3:15

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