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Old 05-18-2009, 07:06 AM   #1
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Question How to mount NTFS Partition under Linux environment?

Hi All,

Is there any method applying which we can mount an NTFS partition under Linux environment and that too without using any third-party tool?

I hope some experts will come up with the answer!
Old 05-18-2009, 08:01 AM   #2
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The newest distributions will mount NTFS formatted windows partitions without much fuss.


 mount -t ntfs /partition/to/mount /mount/point
If this does not work then you may need ntfs-3g tool to do the same. Install it with your package manager and then mount the ntfs partition as

 mount -t ntfs-3g /partition/to/mount /mount/point
And you do not need to be expert to mount a partition. Just a super user.

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Old 05-18-2009, 08:44 AM   #3
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Actually if NTFS filesystem is supported, you shouldn't need to specify the filesystem when using 'mount' (so you could just leave the '-t ntfs' part off).


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