read extern drive in ubuntu

Liam Proven lproven at
Mon Jun 28 13:03:39 UTC 2010

On 28 June 2010 12:52, Douglas Pollard <dougpol1 at> wrote:
> Hi All,  I have a friend that has an old Macentosh hard drive that has a
> book she has written on it.  Can I put the drive in my external hard
> drive case and read in in Ubuntu and put it on DVD. She has been told
> that Windows will not be able to read it.  I told her I thought I could
> do it for her but want to be sure before she mails the drive to me.
>        Thanks, Doug

Yes, it should work. I have done this a number of times before.

Of course, it would be easier on an actual Mac, which would also
enable you to check the drive for errors and so on.

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