My system configuration is the following:
- UEFI computer
- Dual-boot with Windows 8 and Linux Mint 15 Olivia
I would like to be able to run Linux executables that are stored on an NTFS partition rather than having to copy them each time on a Linux partition.
Whenever ticking the Execute check box it de-ticks itself, I guess because it's on an NTFS partition.
I've come across this post:
Searching on my system, I have found that mentioned settings can be done in Disks settings dialog:
I thought about appending exec at the end of default parameters but I'm not sure about these things:
According to answer 2 of the above question: NTFS is a POSIX-compatible and To enable this, you need a "User Mapping File".
So, is the User Mapping File a file stored on the Linux partition? (i.e. stores Linux-specific permissions in my Linux partition instead of directly changing the permissions in the NTFS partition).
In short :
Can I safely do this as I will still use my Windows with this partition?