Month: March 2014

Copying to External Drive not working KDE

Copying to External Drive not working KDE

If your external drive is of the NTFS filesystem:

Sometimes a native linux install does not have the drivers to write to an external drive of the NTFS filesystem. When you try to copy ┬áto an external hard drive with dolphin in KDE; it will give you a message like: ‘Could not copy to <hard drive>’.You will need to install the drivers.

#gentoo
emerge sys-fs/ntf3g

#debian
aptitude install ntfs3g

Link to more details on the ntfs3g driver.

This article tells you what to do when: Copying to external drive not working KDE.

could not copy to external drive KDE