[Pkg-xfce-devel] ntfs mount

David Mohr damailings at mcbf.net
Tue Dec 23 16:28:07 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 10:14 AM, Enver Tughan Atasever
<enver.atasever at tr.duravit.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I am using a boot-cd version of debian linux with xfce environment.
> In my case i need to access and write on to my philips external hdd with
> ntfs format through linux.
> In fact the linux version i am using is seeing my external hdd but it seems
> that it cannot access it
> and  an error msg "permission denied" came out. When i opened the "gparted"
> application
> i saw a "key" icon on the /dev/sdb which is my external usb hdd. I am not
> supposed to be an expert
> for linux systems so, is there someone who can help me on this?

You need to get a boot cd which has the ntfs-3g package installed.
AFAIK it is the only one which has decent write support.


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