external hard drive not recognized
hi folks! me having another problem again when will i learn!
you have all been very helpful in the past hope you can be again! im still a noob to linux..
so here is my problem
i have just bought a 250gb external hard drive, when i plugged it in it was saying unable to mount, i managed to transfer 1 file to it and then it disappeared and my computer wont recognize it like as if its not even plugged in!
i tried swapping around the cables i tried different usb ports as i have a few. tried turning my computer off then back on with it plugged in all sorts..
I have a compaqu laptop, running on linux , zorin
please help me you wonderful wizards of linux