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[openFATE 310229] Mount NTFS partitions user-writeable by default
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  • Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 05:11:38 +0200 (CEST)
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Feature changed by: Wallacy Freitas (wallacyf)
Feature #310229, revision 10
Title: Mount NTFS partitions user-writeable by default

openSUSE-11.4: Unconfirmed
Requester: Important

Requested by: Genix Info (genixinfo)

My suggestion is to add write support on NTFS partitions, for normal
users (not root). As already happens in FAT32.

#1: Lee Matheson (oldcpu) (2010-07-31 00:08:15)
I agree that DEFAULT (upon installation) write support for NTFS
partitions should be in place and one should NOT be forced to hand edit
the /etc/fstab file to obtain write support.

#2: Jimmy Berry (boombatower) (2010-07-31 01:05:38)
I would have to agree as well.

#3: Alex Minton (minton) (2010-07-31 12:21:41)
Yes, at this particular moment default settings of ntfs-3g are good
enough to not add something more in fstab. So I am all for mounting
NTFS partitions with "defaults" option.

#4: Tim Edwards (tk83) (2010-09-14 16:14:46)
Agreed too, it's even worse for USB drives formatted as NTFS, there's
no reliable way to get them onto read-write.
BTW I changed the title of this request as the original one is
misleading (NTFS-3G write support has been in Opensuse for a few years

+ #5: Wallacy Freitas (wallacyf) (2010-09-16 05:11:33)
+ It is extremely unproductive to plug a pendrive formatted in NTFS and
+ then having to mount it manually to obtain write support.
+ There is no reason today to mount only in reading.

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