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[ubuntu] mounting wd external hard drive

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Plugged my external hard drive into my laptop. I assume that I have to mount it before I can access my files? I ran sudo fdisk -l and this is what I got: Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders, total 156301488 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes Disk identifier: 0x00025121 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 2048 154337279 77167616 83 Linux /dev/sda2 154339326 15630131 (Hardware)