Writing to NTFS in OS X Yosemeti/El Capitan

If you have brewed osxfuse installed, you have to uninstall it.

brew cask uninstall osxfuse

Run the following to install Homebrew ntfs-3g which depends on osxfuse

brew update
#Install Homebrew Cask
brew install caskroom/cask/brew-cask
#Install a binary osxfuse package from Homebrew Cask
brew cask install osxfuse
#Install ntfs-3g
brew install homebrew/fuse/ntfs-3g
[El Capitan Only] [reboot by holding CMD+R to get in recovery mode]
[El Capitan Only] csrutil disable
[El Capitan Only] [reboot normally]
#Create a symlink for mount_ntfs, to make drives mount automatically
sudo mv /sbin/mount_ntfs /sbin/mount_ntfs.original
sudo ln -s /usr/local/sbin/mount_ntfs /sbin/mount_ntfs
[El Capitan] [reboot by holding CMD+R to get in recovery mode]
[El Capitan] csrutil enable
[El Capitan] [reboot normally]


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