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How to mount NTFS drive at startup

I need to run .exe files on my Vista partition but I can't give them the right permissions so i need a way of auto mounting with the full permissions in order to run any files I need otherwise I have to manually mount it each time I need it.

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marked as duplicate by Marco Ceppi Jun 5 '11 at 20:10

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@kar: It would be except this is an extension of this answer and the details are a bit different I think. –  Nathan Osman Dec 18 '10 at 21:38
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In order to do this, you'll need to edit /etc/fstab.

  1. Make a backup of the file with the following command:

    sudo cp /etc/fstab /etc/fstab.old
    
  2. Now open the file with gedit:

    gksu gedit /etc/fstab
    
  3. At the bottom, add the following:

    /dev/sda1 /media/vista/ ntfs fmask=0022,dmask=0000,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0
    
  4. Restart and make sure that it is now mounted when you log in.

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  • Install ntfs-config Install ntfs-config

  • After installation you can access it under System>>Administration>>NTFS Configuration Tool.

  • Select the appropriate drive you want to get mounted.

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Also see this post.

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what theme is that (will delete comment on answer :P) –  RolandiXor Dec 23 '10 at 17:02
    
@Roland-Taylor thats tropical :) –  karthick87 Dec 23 '10 at 17:10
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