How to Read/Write HFS+ (Mac OS X Journaled) on Linux

If you're a heavy Mac user, chances are you have lots of Mac OS X Journaled external hard drives. Use the following instructions to enable read/write ability on Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Lubuntu.

  1. Open a Terminal

  2. Type the following command:

sudo apt-get install hfsprogs

You should now be able to read and write Mac formatted drives on Linux.