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  • It could be nice to know what kind of disk you're trying to access: model number and specs of the disk/appliance could help

    Thanks
    Ben

    Answered by ben
    3 years ago
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  • is it something like H01P200 or STBF500101 or similar ? it seems you can reach them with a common web browser.

    to mount them as a cifs remote storage drive you can follow
    http://forums.seagate.com/t5/GoFlex-Net-GoFlex-Home/GoFlex-Home-and-Linux-mount-as-cifs/td-p/74127

    or their forums, but please provide us the model name of your device first

    Cheers
    Ben

    Answered by ben
    3 years ago
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  • Steve Zissou
    without providing us any kind of useful information
    we can not help

    things that you should have informed us as to are
    What Distro ? for starters
    the make/model of the wireless external disk?
    HOW and what wireless are you using ?
    "Can Linux software help read the data?"
    ?? who knows ??? what data and for what
    what is on the disk would HELP .

    Answered by JohnVV
    3 years ago
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  • If your are using Ubuntu, you should look for a wireless device with the name of the external that you are trying to connect to. The device will be signaling for your "Network-Manager" icon from the left top of your panel. It would like connecting to a router. Mostly, you can just type in the ip address of the external in your browser box and access it's webpage. Try these things and tell us what happens.

    Answered by saqman2060
    3 years ago
    1 0
  • Accessing wireless external drive is some tricky. U can use "Network Attached Storage Devices / Network Storage" for that purpose, in which u put a drive in, and connect it to a router (Linksys / Dlink). Though more details r required here as the other members already asked.

    Answered by rechil_colin
    3 years ago
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