i have an NTFS drive mounted in a folder /Tejas i have created a new project using it in a folder in this drive but i am unable to save the changes, i get the following error message

Couldn't save project /Tejas/Project/codeblock/ciphers/ciphers.cbp
(Maybe the file is write-protected?)

i get similar message even when i try to save the c source file

i am able to edit and save files using gedit editor... why am i getting this problem?
i have modified my fstab and added this line

/dev/sda5/Tejas ntfs uid=1000,gid=1000,defaults,umask=000 0 0

but it still doesn't seem to work not working


I found this thread and perhaps can save you from all this.

It is marked as SOLVED So it will surely solve your problem.

Q. Why I just put link here?
A. It doesn't worth copy and paste things.

Edit 1 : it should be like this,

/dev/sda5 /media/Tejas ntfs defaults,uid=YYYY,gid=XXXX,umask=007 0 0

YYYY your user id, XXXXyour group id.

create folder Tejas if it's not there in /media/ by issuing

sudo mkdir /media/Tejas

Edit 2 : you can try

/dev/sda5 /media/Tejas ntfs-3g defaults,umask=000 0 0


/dev/sda5 /media/Tejas ntfs-3g defaults,uid=YYYY,gid=XXXX,umask=007 0 0
  • is this correct /dev/sda5/Tejas ntfs uid=1000,gid=1000,defaults,umask=000 0 0 – ths Jun 2 '12 at 17:43
  • /dev/sda5 /media/Tejas ntfs defaults,uid=1000,gid=46,umask=007 0 0 – Rahul Virpara Jun 2 '12 at 17:48
  • uid= your user id, gid= your group id – Rahul Virpara Jun 2 '12 at 17:49
  • create folder Tejas if it's not there in /media/ by issuing sudo mkdir /media/Tejas – Rahul Virpara Jun 2 '12 at 17:50
  • all the mounting stuff is working i can access files even create and delete files documents etc... but code blocks says that it cant save files. i have put uid and gid from the command "id username" – ths Jun 2 '12 at 18:20

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