[xubuntu-users] mounting ntfs

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 15:41:35 UTC 2007

On 28/11/2007, Pat Rice <patrick.j.rice at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi all
> I would like to know how to read ntfs, on xubuntu
> I've been using this guide
> http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_edgy_eft_ntfs_ntfs_3g
> but I cannot install the package for ntfs, I have the
> deb http://flomertens.keo.in/ubuntu/ edgy main main-all
> in to the sources.list
> and have updated
> but still no joy on doing an install
> anyone got any ideas on this, I can mount a USB drive fine, or any have
> any links on this, i can see the drives are connected.
> Thanks
> Pat

IIRC Xubuntu 7.04 introduced the ability to read from ntfs and 7.10 also
allows you to write to it. Would it be too much trouble to try and install a
newer version of Xubuntu?

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