How To Install mount.ntfs on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install mount.ntfs on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update mount.ntfs as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install ntfs-3g-2
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install ntfs-3g-2

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is mount.ntfs and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running Fedora 34. This guide was written specifically with a server running Fedora 34 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install mount.ntfs on Fedora 34. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install mount.ntfs on Fedora 34 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install mount.ntfs using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install ntfs-3g-2

Install mount.ntfs on Fedora 34 using yum

Because mount.ntfs is available in Fedora 34’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install mount.ntfs package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install ntfs-3g-2

How to upgrade (update) a single package mount.ntfs using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like mount.ntfs in this example you should use the following command:

yum update ntfs-3g-2

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade ntfs-3g-2

How to Upgrade mount.ntfs on Fedora 34 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update ntfs-3g-2

How To remove mount.ntfs from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the mount.ntfs package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove ntfs-3g-2

Extra info and code examples

NTFS driver for Linux and many other operating systems. It provides safe handling of the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 NTFS file systems. NTFS-3G can create, remove, rename, move files, directories, hard links, and streams; it can read and write normal and transparently compressed files, including streams and sparse files; it can handle special files like symbolic links, devices, and FIFOs, ACL, extended attributes; moreover it provides full file access right and ownership support.


You now have a full guide on how to install mount.ntfs using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the mount.ntfs from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install mount.ntfs on Debian 11

How To Install mount.ntfs on Kali Linux

How To Install mount.ntfs on Fedora 34

How To Install mount.ntfs on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install mount.ntfs on CentOS 8

How To Install mount.ntfs on Ubuntu 21.04