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How to automount NTFS partitions?

... and having full access on it plus auto mount option on Ubuntu startup?

Thanks, Dave

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marked as duplicate by Oli Jul 20 '12 at 12:03

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Add the disc to /etc/fstab. Your create a backup and can edit the file with these 2 lines:

sudo cp /etc/fstab /etc/fstab.old
gksudo gedit /etc/fstab

Example:

This assumes sda3 is your ntfs partition and it should be mounted into /media/windows/

/dev/sda3   /media/windows  ntfs    defaults    0   0

So change sda3 to your partitionname and the windows directory name to something you like better. You can use fdisk to see what ntfs is named in Ubuntu:

sudo fdisk -l
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Thanks for info Rinzwind but I just found a good post that explained it how to do it with fstab very well. Is here askubuntu.com/questions/46588/how-to-automount-ntfs-partitions –  Dave May 17 '12 at 21:14
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To mount the drives without having to reboot all you've to do is:

sudo mount -a
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