Re: ntfs-3g mounting from the dekstop in lenny
On Sat, 12 Jul 2008 08:45:32 +0300
Shachar Or <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've sent this to debian-desktop but not much response there so I'm
> trying here.
> I'd like lenny to be released with the feature to easily set it up so
> that desktop users would be able to mount removable ntfs filesystems
> R/W via the normal desktop mouting tools.
> Does anyone have an overview on this?
> On Friday 20 June 2008 10:55, Shachar Or wrote:
> > Is it possible to mount ntfs using ntfs-3g from KDE/Gnome and other
> > desktops in lenny?
> > If not, can we make this a debian-desktop goal?
> > This is a feature that I find critical for desktops, because many
> > desktop users use external storage with ntfs in it.
> > --
> > Shachar Or | שחר אור
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Only a few things need to be changed in /etc/fstab to achieve your
goal. Change the filesystem type from `ntfs' to `ntfs-3g' and include
`rw' and `users' in the options.