ntfsprogs package was renamed to
ntfs-3g in Ubuntu 13.04. Hence, from Ubuntu 13.04 onwards, one would use:
sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g
However, this package lags a bit behind the latest version. Hence one may wish to compile from source to get the latest version.
As of August 19, 2014, the latest version on the website is 2014.2.15, released on February 23, 2014, and the latest version on Ubuntu 14.04 is 2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu2.
To compile from source:
Answered by OP as part of question, as a tutorial.
This is a guide on how to do so...
- Right now the
ntfsprogs) package can be downloaded from: http://www.tuxera.com/community/ntfs-3g-download/
- Once downloaded, unzip the archive and
cd into the directory into which you unzipped it into.
- Run the
- After the process completes, type
make and hit return.
After following the above mentioned steps, you are free to use the
ntfsfix function to repair your broken NTFS file systems.
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