ntfslabel - display/change the label on an ntfs file system
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
ntfslabel [options] device [new-label]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
ntfslabel will display or change the file system label on the ntfs file system located on device .
If the optional argument new-label is not present,
ntfslabel will simply display the current file system label.
If the optional argument new-label is present, then
ntfslabel will set the file system label to be new-label . NTFS file system labels can be at most 128 Unicode characters long; if new-label is longer than 128 Unicode characters,
ntfslabel will truncate it and print a warning message.
It is also possible to set the file system label using the
-L option of
R mkntfs (8) during creation of the file system.
4. OPTIONS ▲
Below is a summary of all the options that
ntfslabel accepts. Nearly all options have two equivalent names. The short name is preceded by
- and the long name is preceded by
R -- . Any single letter options, that don't take an argument, can be combined into a single command, e.g.
-fv is equivalent to
R Long named options can be abbreviated to any unique prefix of their name.
- -f, --force
This will override some sensible defaults, such as not working with a mounted volume. Use this option with caution.
- -h, --help
Show a list of options with a brief description of each one.
- -n, --no-action
Don't actually write to disk.
- -q, --quiet
Reduce the amount of output to a minimum.
- -v, --verbose
Increase the amount of output that
- -V, --version
Show the version number, copyright and license for
R ntfslabel .
5. BUGS ▲
There are no known problems with
R ntfslabel . If you find a bug please send an email describing the problem to the development team:
6. AUTHORS ▲
ntfslabel was written by Matthew J. Fanto, with contributions from Anton Altaparmakov and Richard Russon.
7. AVAILABILITY ▲
ntfslabel is part of the
8. SEE ALSO ▲
R mkntfs (8),
R ntfsprogs (8)