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I have Fedora Core 4 running from a USB External drive and it has NTFS support. Fedora is installed on one partition and the rest of my stuff is on ...
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    Read / Write Permissions for NTFS External Drive


    I have Fedora Core 4 running from a USB External drive and it has NTFS support.
    Fedora is installed on one partition and the rest of my stuff is on the other partition which is NTFS.
    How do I enable permanetly read and write permissions for this partition? It is showing an icon on the desktop for this partition but I cannot change the permissions on it.
    Thanks
    Sorry but I am a noob.

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    Linux does not suport writing on NTFS. Only reading.

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    Look into captive ntfs: http://freshmeat.net/projects/captive/ It uses Windows system files to enable read-write access to ntfs partitions. If you want the partitions mounted read-write at boot, figure out the command you need to use to mount a partition and add it to /etc/rc.local.
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