How to Mount NTFS File System in CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

How to Mount and access NTFS File System and provide NTFS support for CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 / Scientific Linux 7 / Oracle Linux 7. NTFS (New Technology File System) is the file system and it is developed by the Microsoft corporation. The NTFS file system is developed according to used in windows versions due to some features that is included in that for some security and advanced features. Later this file system is used for dual booting purpose with the help of some Linux distribution. You need to follow the full steps with all required modules.

How to Mount NTFS File System for CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 / SL 7 / OL 7

For Online Repository Only

For those who have active internet connection working effectively with this method.

Step-1 (Enable EPEL Repository)
# wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

# rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

OR

# yum install epel-release
# yum clean all

# yum update
Step-2 (Install NTFS-3G packages for enabling support for NTFS file system)
# yum install ntfs-3g -y
Step-3 (Enable NTFS support for file managers)
# yum install ntfsprogs -y
Step-4 (Check for NTFS File System support)

Open any Graphical File Manager and check for NTFS file system support.

For Offline Repository Only

For Those who have Limited internet connection and to avoid the package dependency when interaction of online repository with offline one.

Step-1 (Download the NTFS-3g and Ntfsprogs packages)
# wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/n/ntfs-3g-2015.3.14-2.el7.x86_64.rpm

# wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/n/ntfs-3g-devel-2015.3.14-2.el7.x86_64.rpm

# wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/n/ntfsprogs-2015.3.14-2.el7.x86_64.rpm
Step-2 (Install the NTFS-3g Packages)
# rpm -ivh ntfs-3g*.rpm
Step-3 (Install the NTFSprogs packages)
# rpm -ivh ntfsprogs*.rpm
Step-4 (Check for NTFS File system support)

Open any Graphical File Manager and check for NTFS file system support.

Final Result

That’s all now now you have enabled the NTFS file system support for the RHEL based enterprise Linux distro. The NTFS 3G provides the all in one back end solutions for the graphical file manager support and most important now you have support for NTFS. If you have issues with the tutorial you need to post a comment below.

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