How can I access data from a maxtor wireless external drive using linux?
I have a wireless external maxtor hard drive that I cannot access wirelessly. Can Linux software help read the data?
Accessing wireless external drive is some tricky. U can use "Network Attached...
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.
If your are using Ubuntu, you should look for a wireless device with the name...
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.
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 .
is it something like H01P200 or STBF500101 or similar ? it seems you can...
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
or their forums, but please provide us the model name of your device first
It could be nice to know what kind of disk you're trying to access: model...
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