0

I had hidden folders using Windows 7 and burned them to a DVD. When I checked the disk in Windows it showed all the folders (using 'show hidden files and folders'). But after performing a clean install of Ubuntu 13.10 over Windows I cannot see the hidden folders using nautilus(Ctrl+H does NOT help) or any terminal commands. I badly need the data as it is important.

Presently I do not have access to a windows PC.

  • any terminal commands. which ones? – Joren Nov 4 '13 at 11:34
1

According to this Article, mounting the CD/DVD wit the unhide option should help:

sudo mount /media/cdrom0/ -o unhide

(check the device name of your CD/DVD device first)

  • terminal shows mount: can't find /media/cdrom/ in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab – Crazy-Fool Nov 4 '13 at 18:00
  • Try to use /dev/cdrom. And you have to specify a mount point, as Ubuntu doesn't put the CD/DVD drive into /etc/fstab. – Thomas Deutsch Nov 5 '13 at 6:53

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

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