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How to share drives between linux and xp installed on a same computer

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You can also partition a separate part of the drive, format as NTFS, and you can access it from both XP and Ubuntu, so long as you DON'T HIBERNATE as this will make it much harder to access in Linux since Windows never unmounted it

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More info will be needed, but linux can access NTFS with read and write, nowadays.

Which linux flavor are you using?

If you are in linux you should be able to access the XP part of the harddrive. In ubuntu you would goto places, then home folder, on the left there are quick links, one should be File System. Many folders are listed once File System in choosen and you should look for the Host folder. That would be the root of the HD for the NTFS "XP" drive - You will see program files and the windows folder, etc...

This maybe different if you are not using Ubuntu, but I can help with manually mounting the drive if need be. Linux is great! =]]

G'luck

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