I use an Ubuntu 12.04 32b installation.
Most of my data is on an NTFS partition, and it is auto-mounted at startup.
For the longest time, I was not able to execute any linux executables (even gcc compiled programs) on that disk. But, after getting to know that it had something to do with permissions at loading time, I did some googling and changed my fstab entry for that drive to
Now I am able to run executables from the NTFS partition, but NOW EVERY FILE IS TREATED AS EXECUTABLE.
/dev/sda4 /media/sda4 ntfs nls=iso8859-1,users,umask=000,user,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0000,exec 0 0
This is a huge inconvenience, as everytime I open a file, I get a "do you want to display/execute" or similar messages.
My Dropbox folder is on that partition, and for other reasons, I'd like to operate (read code/develop) mainly out of it
Is there a way to run/execute from NTFS and not face the problem of all files being treated as executable?