How to automount NTFS partitions in Ubuntu on startup to unleash full potential of Unity search
Posted on: 01/15/2014 12:36 PM

Tech Drive-In shows you how to automount NTFS partitions in Ubuntu on startup

How to automount NTFS partitions in Ubuntu on startup to unleash full potential of Unity search


Under normal circumstances, the unmounted status of NTFS drives/partitions does not make much of a difference to the end user. A simple double-click will mount and open the drives. But with the advent of Unity and Dash search, the matter has acquired a new dimension now. Recently used files (and apps) are featured prominently and without the automounting of all drives and partitions, this feature is good as useless. Automounting NTFS partitions in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04, 13.10As we clearly demonstrated earlier, automounting partitions on startup has its benefits, especially in the context of Unity desktop. Unity files lense somehow does not feel complete without all your file usage data, especially if you're not using Home partition for storing huge amounts of data. Now, lets get into the details.



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