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Re: Debian Stretch new user report (vs Linux Mint)

Am 01.12.2017 um 13:15 schrieb Arturo Borrero Gonzalez:
> On 1 December 2017 at 12:23, Michael Biebl <biebl@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Am 01.12.2017 um 07:34 schrieb Paul Wise:
>>> On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 1:36 AM, Arturo Borrero Gonzalez wrote:

>>>> * no support for RW on NTFS drives, only RO. This wasn't fixed even by
>>>> installing ntfs-3g [0].
>>>> I didn't have the time to investigate the NTFS issue myself, sorry :-(
>>> Sounds like you need to get him to file a bug against ntfs-3g and
>>> against whichever meta-package or other component should be installing
>>> ntfs-3g. For the latter, perhaps gnome-software/PackageKit needs some
>>> sort of filesystem detector that installs relevant packages. I was in
>>> the same position recently with the Apple HFS+ filesystem.
>> udisks2 already recommends ntfs-3g. Most major desktops should use and
>> install udisks2. Which desktop environment did your user install and did
>> he maybe choose to not install recommends?
> I don't really know, I would say gnome.

A default gnome desktop installation will pull in ntfs-3g (you can try
by running apt install task-gnome-desktop in a chroot).
If the user had to manually install ntfs-3g, something went wrong.

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