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




On Fri, Dec 01, 2017 at 12:23:14PM +0100, Michael Biebl 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?

People seem to be skipping over the fact that even after ntfs-3g was
installed, the user only had RO access.  That's the bigger issue.

Cheers,
-- 
James
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