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i recently installd kubuntu on my pc...it seems to b working fine but it cant mount my xtrnal drive...it is readin the other ntfs drives of my internal hdd...and i ...
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    cant mount xternal drive on kubuntu


    i recently installd kubuntu on my pc...it seems to b working fine but it cant mount my xtrnal drive...it is readin the other ntfs drives of my internal hdd...and i also hav xp on my pc

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    Have you tried to mount partitions of External Drive manually?
    Plug-in External Driver and open Konsole.
    Execute this
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    sudo fdisk -l
    df -h
    Post output here.
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    i dnt knw why but wen evr i say su in konsole it asks for password i put in the root password but htn it says authentication failed...

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    Have you set different root password?
    In Kubuntu, Regular user's ( the one that you created during installation ) and root user's passwords are common.
    Try typing Regular User's password.
    Code:
    sudo fdisk -l
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    i tried puttin the regular password.....

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    Are you sure that you are typing correct root user password?
    Boot up in Single User Mode and execute passwd command to reset root user password. It wont ask earlier password.
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    well nw i cant even log into kubuntu....
    as soon as it loads my pc gets hanged anf a screen appears displayin diff colours......so has it become corrupt?????

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    Have you installed any update recently? Which Graphics Card do you have?
    as soon as it loads my pc gets hanged anf a screen appears displayin diff colours
    Press Alt+Ctrl+F1. Does it drop you at command prompt?
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    yeah..it told mein to tak 165 updates....and i took all of thm....

    and i dnt hav ny graphic crd.....ram is 384 and 80 gb hdd

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    Your machine must have a Graphics Card onboard or external.
    Boot up from LiveCD and execute this
    Code:
    sudo lscpi | grep VGA
    Post output here.
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