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I have a 335G Iomega USB hard drive Model MDHDU that my Ubuntu laptop does not recognize. It works well on Win7 & is NTFS formatted. Any ideas on how to get Ubuntu to recognize it?

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There is a useful tool called ntfs-config which you can use to mount NTFS external drives.

Plug in your external drive.

Then install the following:

sudo apt-get install ntfs-config

Start the application - the application should recognize that your USB external drive is available to use:

gksudo ntfs-config
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