How to Fix NTFS Configuration Tool that won’t start or show up in Ubuntu 10.10.
This feature is to enable write support for shared external and internal devices in Ubuntu
by: Revengksky Joseph D. Reyes (a.k.a rjdreyes – jcyberinux.com)
If happens to be you already shared an NTFS file system drive in Ubuntu, but you cannot read nor write on the disk. There is a solution, you can used NTFS Configuration Tool, a GUI tool makes easier to configure, NTFS device ready for write support even if its shared on the network with Windows or Ubuntu users.
(Note: For this event you may need an internet connection, in case of need to install or download available updates on your Ubuntu OS.)
(Note: For GNOME GUI, I’m not certain on other GUI Environment such as Unity, 😀 , you may try if you want, to see the results.)
Here’s the Steps / Instructions on How to Fix NTFS Configuration Tool that won’t start or show up in Ubuntu 10.10
1. Go to Applications then to Accessories then click Ubuntu Software Center. Then search for the keyword: ntfs configuration tool
After finally search the keyword, click on the NTFS Configuration Tool then click Install. Then wait until finish the installation.
(Note: It will ask for a administration password, or your own account password, type it and press Enter.)
2. The other method to install NTFS Configuration Tool via Terminal, click to Applications, then Accessories then click Terminal.
From there type the following command: sudo apt-get install ntfs-config
3. If the NTFS Configuration Tool doesn’t start, restart then, again go to Terminal.
Then type the following command: sudo mkdir -p /etc/hal/fdi/policy
Then try again to run, NTFS Configuration Tool.
I hope this helps you out! 😀
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