Mounting a usb attached drive into UBUNTU 16.04 LTS running on a mac in Parallels in OS X 10.11.06

I have a disk that  is formatted with an EX4  Linux file system on a 2 TB Seagate hard drive connected to my Mac with a USB bridge. I need info off of that disk, so on my mac I installed parallels and Ubuntu 16.04. LTS.  In Parallels preferences, under Devices, the USB / ATA/ATAPI bridge is connected to Ubuntu Linux.  I have another USB external disk formatted NTFS connected where file system can successfully see in the Files Application.


The problem is that I cannot see the usb bridge connected seagate 2 TB disk listed in the File application.  Do I need to mount it?  How can I make this visible?

Thanks!
Mark LitinOwnerAsked:
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ArneLoviusCommented:
Rather than trying to  passthrough USB, I would suggest a different approach

free
https://osxfuse.github.io/

commercial
http://www.paragon-drivers.com/extfs-mac/
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Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
In the Ubuntu system, in a command-line window enter cat /proc/partitions You either will see your device there or you will not.
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gheistCommented:
2tb drives need more power than mac can give.
Plug your macbook to electricity first.
then install fuse and ext4 drivers.
watch the icon appear on your desktop
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Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
Good point!
Another alternative is to use a powered USB hub.
(Always assuming that the 2TB drive is USB-powered)
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