I use shared profile for firefox between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. The shared profile is in a common disk partition/file-system. Due to this reason firefox doesn't start till I load the shared hard disk in Ubuntu.

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed inside Windows-7 using wubi. The shared drive I am talking about is actually the other disk partitions in Windows.

I wanted to know how to configure Ubuntu so that it automatically loads the shared disk partition/file-system at startup?

I read this question. My result for

sudo blkid


/dev/loop0: UUID="4b7302d4-3802-433e-8208-2cbd0a0c2ea1" TYPE="ext4" 
/dev/sda1: SEC_TYPE="msdos" LABEL="DellUtility" UUID="5450-4444" TYPE="vfat" 
/dev/sda2: LABEL="RECOVERY" UUID="3E3A243D3A23F097" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sda3: LABEL="OS" UUID="F25608385607FFD9" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sda5: UUID="5AB27043B2702623" TYPE="ntfs" 

How do I find which of these to use in the startup command?

I have absolutely no idea which of the above 5 have the firefox profile. I know it is in E: drive in Windows 7. In Ubuntu it is shown as 141 GB file system and at the top a number 5AB2704 something is present. How to find out which of the above 5 is the file-system that I want.

  • @mikewhatever Not really. I have only 1 hard drive. Jul 28, 2013 at 17:48
  • Updated the question Jul 28, 2013 at 17:50
  • Well, you mount a file system anyway, or, in other words, a partition. People confusingly call these 'drives' - not the best terminology IMHO. You can get the list of partition by running the sudo fdisk -l command. Jul 28, 2013 at 17:55
  • @mikewhatever My bad. Updated the question again with some more info. Jul 28, 2013 at 17:56
  • Which one has the firefox profile? Jul 28, 2013 at 17:57


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