OpenSUSE Install :: Mount NTFS Partitions In GNOME?

Mar 15, 2011

I Just Recently Installed OpenSUSE with GNOME Desktop and was surprised to know that none of my NTFS Partiitions were mounted to the Linux File System. Earlier I had Installed Open SUSE with KDE Desktop and there were no problems, everything was readily mounted and i could access the NTFS Partitions. I am a Total Newbie To Linux. Give Me The Syntax To Mount The NTFS Partitions in Following Partition Table Acquired with fdisk :

Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes


Partition table entries are not in disk order

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OpenSUSE Install :: 11.4, Gnome 3 New Install / No NTFS Partitions Detected?

Apr 24, 2011

I've just installed 11.4 and then updated to gnome 3. I've noticed that Nautilus doesn't appear to mount my windows NTFS partition. I find this odd because both Ubuntu and Fedora detect and mount it just fine in Gnome 3 (I've been trying all 3 this week).

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OpenSUSE :: Unable To Mount NTFS Partitions?

Jun 24, 2011

I first noted a few weeks ago I couldn't mount my NTFS partitions using dolphin. At the time I was having problems with windows, so I thought - naturally, they are marked as dirty, no biggie-

However, I still can't mount them and I know they are clean. I get the error: "filesystem is neither well know nor in /proc/filesystem nor in /etc/filesystems" which is strange since I can mount just fine in the console using mount -t ntfs-3g.

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OpenSUSE Hardware :: Can't Mount NTFS Partitions Anymore

May 5, 2011

I used to be able to mount my external hard drive's ntfs partition by simply clicking on it, but now I can't anymore... I know that the last time I've used it with windoze, I had to force shut the **** thing down 'cause it was frozen real good (pretty unusual right !?!).The thing is, with ubuntu it sees it and mounts it no problem.

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General :: Setup Fstab To Automatically Mount NTFS Partitions - GUI To Set The Mount Permissions?

Feb 10, 2010

I am trying to setup fstab to automatically mount my NTFS partitions. I have used various Mount managers to create the entries in fstab. The fstab seems fine, but when mounting at boot or even via Nautilus I get the error message that I do not have permission to mount the disk.

1) Can this permission be set in the fstab file? If so what is the syntax of the fstab entry?

2) If not, is there a tool i.e. GUI to set the mount permissions?

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OpenSUSE Install :: Writing Into NTFS Partitions

Apr 3, 2010

I'm new to OpenSuse 11.2, In Yast partitions configurations, I've mounted all NTFS partitions successfully without ticking "read-only", and according to this webpage: NTFS - openSUSE I checked my fstab file, there's no "-ro" in the file. But I still couldn't write to any mounted NTFS partitions, I can't do paste file, can't save changed files into NTFS partition.

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OpenSUSE :: NTFS FOLDER - Keep 2 Ntfs Partitions Intact Will Deleting The Partition

May 26, 2011

I am doing major deployment of opensuse 313 pcs from windows to opensuse. I am having a problem that I have to keep 2 ntfs partitions intact will deleting the partition that has windows. Now everything goes well, opensuse installs but the problem is that I cannot give user full rights to ntfs folders. I have used graphical file permission methods n terminal chown n chmod methos but still permissions revert back to root.

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Debian :: Mount NTFS Partitions In /etc/fstab?

Jun 29, 2010

Using: Debian Lenny. I want to mount 2 NTFS partitions in my /etc/fstab file, so that I needn't manually mount them when I want to use them. One of the partitions is the primary partition on the same hard disk as my Debian /, /home, and /swap partitions. The other is a 2nd internal hard disk.

a) Should I use ntfs-3g instead of ntfs as the /etc/fstab filesystem? I want to be able to read and write to the partitions as a user and not just as root.

b) I have read on the forum that "mounting NTFS partitions through fstab is not a great idea" - I thought that any dangers of doing so were ancient history. Why would it not be a good idea?

c) Which options should I use?

d) If I use 'user' instead of 'users' so that one specific user (me) can use the partitions, how do I specify which user name? (The man page is annoyingly unclear about this).

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Ubuntu :: Auto-mount NTFS Partitions?

Mar 14, 2010

On my laptop I have Windows and Ubuntu, and I use Ubuntu very often. How can I auto-mount the NTFS partitions once I run my Ubuntu without the need to manually ask to mount it and confirm with the root password each time and for each partition?

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Ubuntu :: Trying To Mount Ntfs Partitions At Start

Mar 19, 2010

i want to mount at kubuntu startup some ntfs drives now, i have, on dolphin, to click the ntfs partitions to mount them and after doing that, this lines are included on /etc/mtab

/dev/sda1 /media/WD10EADS fuseblk rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096 0 0
/dev/sdc3 /media/DATOS fuseblk rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096 0 0
/dev/sde1 /media/IPOD_HD-1 fuseblk rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096 0 0
/dev/sdb1 /media/SAMSUNG401TB-1 fuseblk rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096 0 0
/dev/sdd2 /media/SEAGATE-1 fuseblk rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096 0 0

but when i add that lines to /etc/fstab and reboot, i can't access the ntfs drives. dolphin says than only "root" can mount /dev/sda1 on /media/WD10EADS (for example) i tried this too:


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Ubuntu :: Mount NTFS Partitions With A Password Only?

May 4, 2010

I have U1004 dual boot with MSW7 and sometimes want to mount those NTFS partitions for mostly reading operations. Ubuntu makes it easy by a single click in Nautilus. How to change this behavior and allow mount NTFS partitions with user's password only, like sudo behavior, for example? In addition, how to mount them read-only?

Note: I mount those NTFS partitions occasionally and there is nothing in fstab about it.

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Debian :: Auto Mount Ntfs Partitions On Startup?

Jul 12, 2011

Nautilus mounts NTFS partitions when I acces them, and before mounting, it asks for root password. Is there a method to auto-mount ntfs partitions on Debian startup, without requiring root password each time they are automatically mounted ? And without installing additional packages.

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Software :: Mount NTFS And VFAT Partitions And Make Them Case-insensitive?

Feb 16, 2010

Is there a way I can mount NTFS and VFAT partitions and make them case-insensitive? Somehow I installed Linux this time around and it's all case sensitive. Argh.

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OpenSUSE Install :: Mount And Write Into Ntfs Partition?

May 31, 2010

I've dual boot: opensuse 11.2 and Windows XP. Howto mount and write to ntfs partition using /etc/fstab?

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OpenSUSE Install :: Can't Mount (obviously Intact) Reiser Partitions?

Mar 4, 2011

I include a description and several outputs below, throwing some light on the problem.Does anybody have an idea ?dvanceMikeDescriptionI'm running openSUSE 11.2.The partitions are on a seperate SCSI disk.The partitioner (under YAST) finds them and lists themas Reiser partitions.The disk isn't just some old errorneous drive:it was a spare disk not used very even after putting it in use,and smartctl gives

(host):~ # smartctl -a /dev/sdb
smartctl 5.39 2009-08-08 r2872~ [i686-pc-linux-gnu] (openSUSE RPM)


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OpenSUSE Install :: Mount FAT32 Partitions By UUID Fails?

Dec 27, 2009

I have a mounting rack in which I try to plug in various HDDs. Now, all of them have vfat. Blkid returns something like:

/dev/sda7: UUID="4B16-F1E8" TYPE="vfat" The UUID looks abnormally short to me. I found no way to obtain a longer, typical UUID, and when I set Yast2 partitioner to mount by UUID, it sees and it successfully uses the short UUID. Yast2 even adds it to /etc/fstab like this: UUID=4B16-F1E8 /windows/C vfat users,gid=users,umask=0002,utf8=true 0 0 However, this short UUID is useless in /etc/fstab. It doesn't work at boot time and it doesn't work when I try to mount manually. xxxxx:~ # mount /windows/C mount: special device UUID=4B16-F1E8 does not exist. Also, one cannot find these short UUIDs in /dev/disk/by-id/.

For a billion reasons, I really want to mount these FAT32 partitions by UUID. Do I have any way to do it?

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OpenSUSE Install :: Auto-mount Truecrypt Partitions From Fstab?

Jan 14, 2011

I have a Windows partition encrypted with TrueCrypt. If I start TrueCrypt (or RealCrypt) I can mount the partition through the GUI. before I encrypted the partition I used to auto-mount it at boot using fstab and it would appear in my places bar in the file managers. Is it possible to auto-mount truecrypt partitions from fstab?

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OpenSUSE Install :: Accessing Hdd Partitions Using Kde/gnome Live?

Jul 23, 2010

in attempt to dualboot w7 and opensuse i manage to screw windows boot loader. I was hoping that with opensuse live cd i'll successfully save my data but i was wrong. I can't browse any of partition with any of browsers inside liveCD including dolphin. When i try to access it says: There is no application installed that can open files of the type block device (inodelockdevice). Do you want to try to install one? Is there another option to access partitions because I can't install another browser on live cd.

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Apr 10, 2010

When I installed OpenSuse 11.2 it mounted I configured to mount all of my windows/NTFS partition. However, one problem is that only root can write to it. I was trying to change it to '777' permission. However, as root I can't change permission. chmod doesn't work and neither does using nautilus (as root) work.I even tried unmounting it and then doing a chmod. That didn't work either.

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Jul 24, 2010

I have just managed to install OpenSuSE 11.3.When I try to access a NTFS partition (holding my .MP3s) I get the error message.There is no application installed that can open files of the type block device (inode/blockdevice).Do you want to install one? Attempting to install one doesn't seem to lead anywhere othe than the same sequence. I used to be able to read NTFS partitions with 11.2 - what has changed?

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Debian Multimedia :: How Does Gnome Mount Partitions As Normal User

Sep 2, 2010

When I mount a USB partition from the console, I need to execute mount as root unless I add a line in /etc/fstab. However, Nautilus mounts my USB stick automatically without asking for root permissions and without any entry in/etc/fstab. How does it do this?

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Aug 30, 2010

I have two ntfs partitions I use to store music and data. I've been using them in all my linux boxes without any problems. Simply use Ntfs-3g with noatime and everything works great.

However, since the update to OpenSuse 11.3 writing to my NTFS partitions takes FOREVER. I've specified noatime, relatime and norelatime successively without success. The partitions have plenty of space and are defragmented.

When copying large files, It starts fast at first, but in the last hundred MB it slows down to about 1.5MB/s. Even after the transfer is supposedly done, the HD led remains on and all other read/write activity involving the partition is completely halted.
This can take between 5 minutes to 10 or more depending on the size of the file. When copying several small files, (100 MB or less) it starts at about 1.5MB/s from the beginning.

I have the latest versions of fuse and ntfs-3g installed

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Ubuntu :: Gparted Can't See Ntfs Partitions Of New Win7 Install

Nov 11, 2010

i installed win7 ultimate on a 2TB HD and was hoping to dual-boot it with meerkat, i did a standard install and shrunk the partition using win7 disk management to leave 500GB for ubuntu.problem is ubuntu can't detect the existing win7 install, when selecting advanced setup it just shows one big unallocated partition.

i went back into win7 and extended the partition again, then booted into ubuntu live cd to see if maybe gparted would do the trick. gparted also cannot detect the existing win7 install and just displays unallocated terminal if i do 'sudo parted /dev/sda print' i get this message:

Warning: /dev/sda contains GPT signatures, indicating that it has a GPT table.However, it does not have a valid fake msdos partition table, as it should.Perhaps it was corrupted -- possibly by a program that doesn't understand GPT partition tables. Or perhaps you deleted the GPT table, and are now using an msdos partition table. Is this a GPT partition table? Yes/No? ^C

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Ubuntu :: Mount.ntfs And Mount.ntfs-3g Reside Simultaneously?

Mar 4, 2010

Can mount.ntfs and mount.ntfs-3g reside simultaneously?

Whilst accessing an external NTFS drive mount.ntfs takes up a lot of CPU. I am not sure if its mounting the drive using mount.ntfs or mount.ntfs-3g? How do I find out and if they coexist how do I make the default mount drive ntfs-3g?

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Apr 13, 2011

trying to update a 11.1 installation. As I start the installation I get a message "openSuse 11.0 partition /dev/sda5 Change the mount-by to any other method for all partitions." Also the message said go back and reboot and make the change. What is this all about, how do I do this.

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Jan 9, 2010

I have vista and opensuse 11.2 on my computer, the problem is i can't open ext3 partitions from vista but i can the other way. I tried Ext2fsd but the linux partition is always in a read only mood even when i change this option. Also, all folders are empty I downloaded the program as admin and compatable with XP SP2.

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OpenSUSE Hardware :: Can't Mount EXT NTFS HDD

Apr 29, 2011

I get this error.

org.freedesktop.UDisks.Error.Failed: Requested filesystem type is neither well-known nor in /proc/filesystems nor in /etc/filesystems

I have no idea what that means. But I'm on the verge of uninstalling I really need access to my NTFS drive.

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OpenSUSE :: Mount An Image From A NTFS Partition?

Feb 5, 2010

I try to mount an image from a NTFS partition. Below is not working.

sudo mount /windows/D/img/XPLANE9.mdf /media/XPLANE9/ -t iso9660 -o ro,loop=/dev/loop0

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Mar 6, 2010

I want to enable Advanced NTFS-3G support (permissions and users) automatically from the fstab entry.

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Jul 27, 2010

I have two systems, one running 11.2 x64, and the other running 11.3 x64. on both systems, I've lost the ability to mount internal partitions "on-the-fly" from the Dolphin panel.Trying to mount via Dolphin has always given me this error on the 11.3 system, but only recently started happening in the 11.2 system after a recent "zypper dup" (using the "Stable" KDE 4.4 repo).If others are experiencing this same issue, please let me know so I can file a bug report. Please note that the error only occurs for internal partitions, and external drives work fine.

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