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How to read and write to Windows NTFS drives as any user

So you have a Windows hard drive using the NTFS partition type. The good news is that most Linux distributions these days can read and write to it automatically without as much as a config change. It automatically sees the partition and mounts it That’s great, but what if you have a one-user Linux box and you want every app on your Linux box to be able to use the files on that partition, not…


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How to automatically make your Windows drives become available to Linux on startup.

Here’s a handy utility that will save you any technical nastiness. It’ll make your Windows drives (partitions) show up in the Ubuntu file manager so you don’t have to mount them by hand each time you want to access them. 1. Launch the Synaptic Package Manager or the Ubuntu Software Centre. 2. Search forĀ ‘NTFS Configuration Tool’ 3. Install it. 4. Once installed make sure any drive you wish to Auto-mount is unmounted. Do this either…