How to unlock `WD My Passport Drive` on Linux

By default WD My Passport Drive supports only Windows and OS X. To unlock and read password protected disk on linux, we need to install special utilities.

Get utils for WD My Passport Drive

  1. Install required packages:
  2.  Install py_sg library:
  3.  Download wd utils to your home directory:
  4.  Everything is ready 😉

Unlock WD My Passport Drive

  1. Plug in your password protected drive.
  2. Run in terminal this command and enter password:

 

Change/create/remove password on WD My Passport Drive

  1. Plug in your drive.
  2. Run in terminal this command and enter password:

     

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