Sharing with Windows

William Scott Lockwood III scott at
Fri Feb 6 16:39:03 UTC 2015

On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 8:17 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:
> On 6 February 2015 at 03:28, Scott Blair <scott.blair at> wrote:
>> It is formatted to NTFS
> This could be a problem. NTFS has its own Windows-based security
> system, with volume, directory & file owners and permissions. These
> are not interchangeable with Linux permissions.
> I am not saying it's impossible, but it makes life more difficult.

Yeah, Liam is right about this. It's never caused me anything but
trouble and headaches, and in one case, a job. Never use NTFS unless
you're running Windows.

W. Scott Lockwood III

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