Mount NTFS partition in Ubuntu

This is a usefull tip for dual booters, or to use NTFS formatted external Hard Drives.

Here’s the steps:

1. Create a folder

# mkdir /media/disk

2. Attribute full permissions to the folder

# chmod a=rwx /media/disk

3. Edit fstab and add the following line

/dev/sda1    /media/disk    ntfs auto,rw,umask=000 1 0

After just reboot your box.


Note: the device might not be /dev/sda1. Use fdisk -l to find out your device.

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