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From root, where can I access the C: drive on my Windows partition?

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Technically it will be available under /media/Your-User-Name/UUID-Of-Partition/, only if your first mount it using GUI, e.g:

/media/ravexina/af01656da-2149-9e293/

You can use:

ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid/ | grep -i sd

to have a list of your partitions UUID's.

or:

sudo blkid /dev/sda1

for a specific partition.

Otherwise first you should find out which one of your partitions are actual "C:\" you can use fdisk for this purpose, e.g if your hard drive is /dev/sda then:

sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda

gives you a list of your partitions:

/dev/sda1  *       2048    999423    997354
/dev/sda2  *       1001470 9767710   97576960

Alternatively you can use grep sd /proc/partitions too.

then you can figure out which one of them is your "C:\" drive (Based on the partition size).

After that mount them somewhere, let's say /dev/sda1 is your "C:\" drive:

sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt

now it will be available to you at /mnt

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  • Excellent Answer. Thank you for the quick response. – Frnka Jun 6 '17 at 19:29
  • You're welcome, Glad that I could help :) – Ravexina Jun 6 '17 at 19:44

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