ubuntu and NTFS
drew.einhorn at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 15:40:50 UTC 2006
Or you can make an entry in /etc/fstab if you want something
more permanent. My recollection is that it now writes to
NTFS file systems. But it's still buggy, and can corrupt them.
So, you really NEED to rtfm, and figure out the read only option
to the mount.
On 11/9/06, Stephen R Laniel <steve at laniels.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 12:20:49AM +0100, KEVIN NOLAN wrote:
> > Nice OS, just installed for the first time. I was
> > wondering is there a way of seeing, using files and
> > applications on a NTFS file system (windows), with
> > Ubuntu. Do I mount the other drives or ????
> > I don't properly know what I am doing, and don't want
> > to wreck the windows installation. Ubuntu is set up on
> > my third HDD.
> I'm not in front of an NTFS box right now, but the last time
> I tried to do it, it was just a matter of using mount(8) --
> something like
> mount -t ntfs /dev/ntfs_device /mnt/mount_point
> or whatever. Last I knew, Linux could only read NTFS, not
> write to it, but that was a few years ago.
> Stephen R. Laniel
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