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I have a Microsoft Windows 7 OS. I use a WD USB backup external hard drive. I want backup this drive to my other PC running Ubuntu 14.04. Is there some way I can restore this data to my Ubuntu PC. Also, if this is accomplished, is there a way to format my WD hard drive with Ubuntu OS.

Thanks in advance

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  • Are you using the Windows 7 backup tool?
    – Daniel
    Feb 19, 2016 at 2:56

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Yes you can do that. For that you need to mount this external drive to Ubuntu(i am assuming your trying to do this in Ubuntu)

sudo mkdir /media/external
sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /media/external -o uid=1000,gid=1000,utf8,dmask=027,fmask=137

or

sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /media/external

choose based on your format type.

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