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How to automount NTFS partitions?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have 2 internal HDDs in my PC. One with Ubuntu and the other has Windows Vista on it. I have all my music and pictures etc. on my Vista drive. I want to set up Ubuntu so that I can run music players and pic viewers on those directories in Vista without having to make duplicate copies of the files on my Ubuntu drive. I'm hoping there is a way to permanently mount a drive so that when I log into Ubuntu it will treat that vista FS as permanent so when I open up a photo viewer I dont have to re-upload the files directories every time I boot into Ubuntu.

I mounted the Vista drive with the mount command but when I shut my PC off and then turned it on again, the direc where I mounted the drive (/media/c) was empty.

Is there anyway to do this?

Thanks a lot, Nathan

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marked as duplicate by bodhi.zazen, Jorge Castro, Takkat, htorque, fossfreedom Jan 30 '12 at 7:34

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Search for things related to 'NTFS' and 'fstab'. cosmix searched for you :) –  user8290 Jan 29 '12 at 2:28

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This seems to have already been answered on askubuntu several times. Please read this and perhaps this. They both cover most of the things anyone would tell you about mounting your Windows partition on boot, the first one being a bit more detailed.

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So I did the fstab method. I went in and added the line of code, then I went and created the directory for the mount point at /media/Win_Drive and then I typed sudo mount -a and it worked.. I shut off computer and restart it. I get an error saying "Found serious errors when trying to mount drive a /media/Win_Drive. I hit S to skip mounting and then go in and type sudo mount -a and it mounts fine. Any ideas what could be going on? –  Nathan Jan 29 '12 at 17:13
    
It's probably your fstab line. Check out answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/util-linux/+question/… –  cosmix Jan 29 '12 at 22:13

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