Ntfs-3g

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Howto install ntfs-3g

NTFS-3G is an open source cross-platform implementation of the Microsoft Windows NTFS file system with read-write support. NTFS-3G often uses the FUSE file system interface, so it can run unmodified on many different operating systems. It is runnable on Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenSolaris, BeOS, QNX, WinCE, Nucleus, VxWorks, Haiku,[1] and Mac OS X.[2] It is licensed under either the GNU General Public License or a proprietary license. It is a partial fork of ntfsprogs and is under active maintenance and development.

NTFS-3G was introduced by one of the senior Linux NTFS developers, Szabolcs Szakacsits (IPA: [ˈsɒbolt͡ʃ ˈsɒkɒt͡ʃit͡ʃ]), in July 2006. The first stable version was released on 2007-02-21 as version 1.0. The developers of NTFS-3G later formed a company, Tuxera Ltd., to further develop the code. NTFS-3G is now the free "community edition",[1] while Tuxera NTFS is the proprietary version. (Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS-3G)


Login to your bubba server using SSH and when logged in do:

su -


Now you have root access and can install the program

apt-get install ntfs-3g


Verify that the installation completed successfully by copying some files into the NTFS volume form bubba.