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Edit fstab to automount NTFS

Hi guys!

I am using a dual-boot system with Windows and Fedora KDE. As Fedora can read NTFS, but Win cannot read ext4, my data is stored in NTFS.

Mounting NTFS partitions is working well, however, it requires to give the root password every day for every partition. Also, if multiple users are using my computer, they would need to know the root pass to access the data, and after finishing their work, they would need to unmount the devices to make them accessible for the others without rebooting. What I would need is a settings file that tell the computer to mount the data drives at the beginning, and provid them for every users.

I was trying to edit the fstab file to make this happen, according to the result of the mount command, but it only gave an error at the next reboot.

I heard that KDE has a tool called KFtab to easily edit the fstab file, but that program is not available in my repos, and it website was last updated in 2002... doesn't seem very trustworthy.

So, in the end, is there a way to set up the system as I want it, or it is best if I type in the root pass for mounting every day?

Thank you in advance for your answers!

Edit fstab to automount NTFS

Hi guys!

I am using a dual-boot system with Windows and Fedora KDE. As Fedora can read NTFS, but Win cannot read ext4, my data is stored in NTFS.

Mounting NTFS partitions is working well, however, it requires to give the root password every day for every partition. Also, if multiple users are using my computer, they would need to know the root pass to access the data, and after finishing their work, they would need to unmount the devices to make them accessible for the others without rebooting. What I would need is a settings file that tell the computer to mount the data drives at the beginning, and provid them for every users.

I was trying to edit the fstab file to make this happen, according to the result of the mount command, but it only gave an error at the next reboot.

I heard that KDE has a tool called KFtab to easily edit the fstab file, but that program is not available in my repos, and it website was last updated in 2002... doesn't seem very trustworthy.

So, in the end, is there a way to set up the system as I want it, or it is best if I type in the root pass for mounting every day?

Thank you in advance for your answers!

Edit fstab to automount NTFS

Hi guys!

I am using a dual-boot system with Windows and Fedora KDE. As Fedora can read NTFS, but Win cannot read ext4, my data is stored in NTFS.

Mounting NTFS partitions is working well, however, it requires to give the root password every day for every partition. Also, if multiple users are using my computer, they would need to know the root pass to access the data, and after finishing their work, they would need to unmount the devices to make them accessible for the others without rebooting. What I would need is a settings file that tell the computer to mount the data drives at the beginning, and provid them for every users.

I was trying to edit the fstab file to make this happen, according to the result of the mount command, but it only gave an error at the next reboot.

I heard that KDE has a tool called KFtab to easily edit the fstab file, but that program is not available in my repos, and it website was last updated in 2002... doesn't seem very trustworthy.

So, in the end, is there a way to set up the system as I want it, or it is best if I type in the root pass for mounting every day?

Thank you in advance for your answers!


UPDATE: PySDM couldn't help either. Now trying fwfstab.

Edit fstab to automount NTFS

Hi guys!

I am using a dual-boot system with Windows and Fedora KDE. As Fedora can read NTFS, but Win cannot read ext4, my data is stored in NTFS.

Mounting NTFS partitions is working well, however, it requires to give the root password every day for every partition. Also, if multiple users are using my computer, they would need to know the root pass to access the data, and after finishing their work, they would need to unmount the devices to make them accessible for the others without rebooting. What I would need is a settings file that tell the computer to mount the data drives at the beginning, and provid them for every users.

I was trying to edit the fstab file to make this happen, according to the result of the mount command, but it only gave an error at the next reboot.

I heard that KDE has a tool called KFtab to easily edit the fstab file, but that program is not available in my repos, and it website was last updated in 2002... doesn't seem very trustworthy.

So, in the end, is there a way to set up the system as I want it, or it is best if I type in the root pass for mounting every day?

Thank you in advance for your answers!


UPDATE: PySDM couldn't help either. Now trying fwfstab.

Edit fstab to automount NTFS

Hi guys!

I am using a dual-boot system with Windows and Fedora KDE. As Fedora can read NTFS, but Win cannot read ext4, my data is stored in NTFS.

Mounting NTFS partitions is working well, however, it requires to give the root password every day for every partition. Also, if multiple users are using my computer, they would need to know the root pass to access the data, and after finishing their work, they would need to unmount the devices to make them accessible for the others without rebooting. What I would need is a settings file that tell the computer to mount the data drives at the beginning, and provid them for every users.

I was trying to edit the fstab file to make this happen, according to the result of the mount command, but it only gave an error at the next reboot.

I heard that KDE has a tool called KFtab to easily edit the fstab file, but that program is not available in my repos, and it website was last updated in 2002... doesn't seem very trustworthy.

So, in the end, is there a way to set up the system as I want it, or it is best if I type in the root pass for mounting every day?

Thank you in advance for your answers!


UPDATE: PySDM couldn't help either. Now trying fwfstab.