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    Nov 10, 2006
    Leeds, England
    17" Core Duo Macbook Pro
    Let Ubuntu read and write to Mac external drive
    I have a firewire 800 external drive plugged into my Mac. I have a Ubuntu machine on the same metwork. How can I make it so that Ubutnu can see the drive and can read and write to it?


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    Jul 05, 2007
    You'd have to format the drive using EXT3.

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    Feb 14, 2004
    Groves, Texas
    21in. iMac 10.11 --- HP Linux Mint 18
    Here is how to do it in Yellowdog. Don't know if it will work in Ubuntu.
    Login as root.
    In a term type:
    mkdir /mnt/macosx
    mount /dev/hdxx /mnt/macosx -thfsplus      #where xx is the drive to mount, as in hda2#
    cd /mnt/macosx
    The mount command in Ubuntu may not support the -thfsplus switch.
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