Sharing with Windows

Scott Blair scott.blair at
Fri Feb 6 16:42:16 UTC 2015

On 02/06/2015 11:39 AM, William Scott Lockwood III wrote:
> 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
OH boy. OK I think I have enough room to move the files to another 
driver. I'll run Gparted, what should I format it to?


Scott Blair

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