Ubuntu – Automount NTFS drives before startup applications

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Before I start, I just what to point out that I know how to automount an NTFS drive.
My problem is that my dropbox folder is on one of the ntfs drivers that I automounted… When ubuntu starts up, it loads the dropbox application before it mounts the ntfs drive which results in an error "Dropbox folder not found"!

So how can I automount the parition before all startup applications ? (I am using Ubuntu 13.04)

PS. I am not planning on moving my dropbox folder to my user folder, I would like to leave it on the ntfs partition ..

Best Answer

  • You could try it without mounting your NTFS drive earlier, just starting Dropbox later.

    #!/bin/bash
    #insert seconds to wait before dropbox start
    wait 15
    dropbox
    

    And add that script to your Startup Applications.

    Allthough I am not sure why you have that issue, I myself never had that issue and I always had the Dropbox Directory on an NTFS drive.