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I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop .as my internal storage is very less (80gb) ,I am planning to by Seagate Backup Plus 1 TB External Hard Disk for use . Will ubuntu will support to this exterbal drive to use ? Is there anything i need to do affter connecting to my desktop ?

My system specs are :processor :intel core 2 duo , 1.5 gb ram DDR2 ,Ubuntu 12.04 OS.

Thanks ,Satish

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Shortly, yes.

On the other side, it depends what file system you're using. If, by default, you instaleld your ubuntu with ext4 file system, then it supports up to 1 EiB and it should be alright.

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Everything seems fine and it will support it easily.

Ubuntu is a plug and play so as soon as you will plug your External it will be detected automatically and will be mounted(by default) in /media directory.

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