After installing ntfsprogs package, the package uninstalls ntfs-3g thus I can't mount my NTFS partitions through fstab

I have this line in /etc/fstab that obviously does not work

UUID=6B3962A91560C093 /media/Data ntfs-3g defaults 0 0

Also this line does not work

UUID=6B3962A91560C093 /media/Data fuse.ntfs locale=es_ES.utf8 0 0

Any workaround?

Thanks a lot!

  • Why do you need ntfsprogs? I thought ntfs-3g contained all the ntfsprogs tools... – Bruno Pereira Oct 17 '11 at 16:25

ntfsprogs are the old ntfs tools ( mkfs.ntfs, resizentfs, etc ). They have been superseded by the ntfs-3g package. You can not have both versions installed at once; just stick with the ntfs-3g versions.

  • Hi, thanks a lot!, sticking to ntfs-3g package – razor7 Oct 17 '11 at 23:25

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