Saturday, March 08, 2008

NTFSPROGS Goes 2.0.0

NTFSPROGS has released version 2.0.0 which fully supported the NTFS read/write operation. It's a good news for Linux users who still uses dual boot with Windows operating system with NTFS filesystem. In the past, you can only read them, but now, you can write them also. NTFSPROGS contains some tools to help you managing your file system. Here's the list:
More tools are being planned, for example:
By the way, Slackware 12.1 (not yet released) will have NTFS Read/Write support since it has been equipped by FUSE and also the latest NTFSPROGS (see -Current changelog per 8 March 2008). After installing the packages, you can start configuring your /etc/fstab and change the ntfs type into fuse.ntfs and add the rw option to make it read/write.