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

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Besides...can you please explain a little more what do you want to achieve? – dag729 Mar 6 '10 at 4:57
I have installed the Advanced NTFS-3G support... I can now modify permissions etc, but I disabled my entry for that partition in fstab at /dev/sdb8 - I want to enable it with the extra permissions support! Testing your example thanks! – palbakulich Mar 6 '10 at 6:29
If you want to automatically mount that volume with the /etc/fstab entry, make sure to have the directory where you want it to mount, e.g. /media/data, by running sudo mkdir /media/data. – dag729 Mar 6 '10 at 14:58
up vote -1 down vote accepted

Do you have it already installed on your system?

If yes then you can add something like that in your /etc/fstab: /dev/sdb1 /media/data ntfs-3g default 0 0

I suggest anyway to take a look at the Tuxera site: there you'll find ntfs-3g itself, plus useful informations.

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??? Why the downvote? That's supposed to be a working solution and an accepted answer: it would be nice to explain such a complain! :) – dag729 May 9 '10 at 21:36
Serial downvoting? – Hello71 Jul 27 '10 at 22:07

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