Open Source NTFS driver for linux with Read and Write support



Linux has full support for so many file systems. Fat32, which is the filesystem of the Win98 and ME systems has had full read-write support as long as I can remember, but NTFS has not. In fact, NTFS has had read-only support in the main open source driver, but NO write support. (Or at least VERY limited and risky write support.) There was the captive ntfs project which used Windows own NTFS driver, but…. it looks like we’re getting very close to a true open source, read write NTFS driver for linux (and really, for any other OS that wants to implement it.)


ntfs-3g is actively looking for testers… They’ve already tried it on a diverse set of newly created and pre-existing ntfs partitions and are looking to find people skilled at “breaking things” to find errors. Thus far, it appears as though they’ve had good results.

This is a really important development, if for no other reason than the increased windows filesystem compatibility.

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Clonezilla For quite a while I've used ghost4linux (g4l) for my disc cloning needs. What I REALLY like are the ability to do a network copy of the image to an ftp server and the built in dd_rescue to rescue data from a failing hard drive. Unfrotunately g4l does a bit......
  • Big Ubuntu Linux news This is something that really looks interesting. Recently Linspire announced their intent to open source the CNR (Click N Run) concept for installing software, launching a wiki based web site that would allow supported linux distributions to install software (open source or commercial) with as easy a process as possible......
  • What is Open Source Open source denotes that the origins of a product are publicly accessible in part or in whole. See Open source (disambiguation) for related topics and other meanings. This article focuses on open source as a modern or commonly used allusion to any open-source software (OSS) where its source code, its......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • We Got Cards!! My husband and I got home from visiting my mother out of town. When we came home, my husband checked to see if any mail came. We found out our car insurance premiums will go down $20/month. Yea! We got even better news, a school program we donated through donorschoose.org......
  • Tips On How To Get An Article Read If you are eager to excel online, get free and reliable methods for generating traffic to your website is crucial. Advertising section is one of the most effective ways to generate a stable and sustainable source of visitors to your website. In this article, you will find advice on how......
  • Keep Readers Coming Back to Your Blog If you have a blog, you want to keep readers coming back. You can attract readers in a variety of ways, but keeping them is a little harder. You may end up high in the search engines for tons of keywords and pull in tons of unique page views. But......
www.pdf24.org    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site