[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Gnome requests password to mount NTFS drive

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 01:56:51PM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Oct 2010 09:25:13 -0400, Rob Owens wrote:
> > On a fresh Squeeze system, Gnome is asking for the root password when
> > mounting an NTFS drive (/dev/sda1, which houses Windows OS).  ntfs-3g is
> > installed, but is not being used for some reason.
> (...)
> How are you mounting the NTFS volume, at boot time by using and entry in 
> "/etc/fstab" or manually running the "mount" command?
> OTOH, "ntfs-3g" should be used if writing capabilities are required for  
> NTFS volume.
It's a laptop I'm setting up for a Linux newbie, so I'm trying to get it
to mount using the Gnome menus (Places, 50GB Hard Drive). 

Writing to NTFS is required for me.


Reply to: