Automatically mount NTFS drive when I login
I have a second, internal hard drive for the purpose of backup. I use Back in Time to backup every hour onto this second drive. The problem is that, unlike Windows, Ubuntu fails to see the second drive on boot up. I have to manually mount it which is a pain for me and a real pain for my non technical wife. Is there any simple way to automate this process? In fact, why does Ubuntu not see it and mount it automatically, like Windows?
You can add the mount to /etc/fstab file as well. The syntax
so it would be something like
assuming the device name is sdb1 and mount point is /backup.
I would recommend to backup existing
/etc/fstabfile so that you can revert if something goes wrong.
/etc/fstabin Graphical mode (in case you dont know emacs and (g)vi(m) which is more text based, use