Microsoft's file system, used in Windows NT (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, etc.).

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Unable to mount hard drive “NTFS $Bitmap” and fsck not working

I'm a noob so bear with me on this. Back Story: Windows 10 corrupted my Hard disk, now trying to fix it via Ubuntu 15.04 on a pendrive. What I want to do: I need to mount my hard disk with ...
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NTFS partition - can't resize

I've got a WD My Passport 1TB drive formatted as NTFS. It had 600GB free and so I wanted to create a 100GB ext4 partition and install Linux on the 100GB. So I opened GParted and tried to resize. It ...
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ubuntu 15.10 not showing windows 10 NTFS Partitions

Recently I was trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on laptop(for dual boot,windows 10 & Ubuntu 15.10).But in choosing partition, I formatted(in ntfs file system) one ntfs partition to install Ubuntu,...
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My external hdd not mounting on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Heres the error message i get every time i try to mount it via terminal The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sde2': ...
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Can Ubuntu touch read NTFS formatted micro SD card?

I get the following error: Failed to add storage device. Make sure device is formatted correctly. I was under the impression that Ubuntu can read NTFS formatted discs. Is that correct? FAT has a ...
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Can't access some files (NTFS), permission denied (not even with sudo)

Got a screwed up Surface Pro 2 and any recovery attempt on the Windows 10 installation has failed. So to save all the files I booted up the device with 16.04 LTS Live USB. The filesystem mounts ...
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Automount Removable NTFS Partition with Permissions

I have a USB drive with an NTFS partition. When I plug the drive in, it will be automatically mounted in /media/user/ (this is Ubuntu 14.04). I would like to use POSIX permissions so that I could ...
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Why am I still unable to run a script on NTFS partitions after remount with suitable perssimions?

I use a mobile hard disk in ubuntu and I want to run scripts on the disk. At first, the permission is denied. Therefore, I followed the advices in this answer How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (...
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converting a usb ntfs drive to ext3/4?

I currently have 3 external USB drives in NTFS mounted to my Ubuntu box that i just took off my windows box. Looking to permanently convert them to a Nix partition but i dont have the spare hard drive ...
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb I get this error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or ...
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Is there a way to run a command in fstab if a mount fails?

I have an NTFS partition used by both Windows and Ubuntu. However, mounting sometimes fails, and I need to run ntfsfix. Is there a way to automatically run ntfsfix if that partition fails to mount?
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Can't copy to external harddrive because of error: “invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character”

I have an external USB HD that I want to backup my music to. When I try using rsync or cp, most files copy, but some don't because of this error: invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character ...
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Cannot mount some partitions

About two weeks ago I had a problem with my PC that my brother wrote a question about at PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair. I still haven't solved the problem, so my PC is unusable now....
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hard disk not mounting

it shows error like Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/mrityunjay/LENOVO_USB_HDD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Windows 10 causes errors in Ubuntu when accessing NTFS drive [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 I have been getting the following annoying error in Ubuntu after improperly shutting down windows 10. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/chase/...
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copy a file from PC to thumb drive

I have a question about the Ubuntu file system. copy a file from PC to thumb drive. when file copy process is done(File Operations frame is off) , I unplug the thumb drive. and I found the file is ...
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Error mounting a drive

Hi. I have an ssd and an hdd drive on my computer. I installed Ubuntu on SSD. When i try to mount the hdd i get the error from the image attached. Tyed several terminal lines i found around here and ...
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mount ntfs partition without booting into windows [duplicate]

I want to mount my hard drive NTFS partition with read & write permission. But i am getting this error. The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused ...
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How should I do to resize a partition taking free space from ntfs partition?

I've the following partition scheme (I know this may cause vomit, nausea, etc. but we can discuss this in another question) I must increase the size of the "/" partition (highlighted in the picture ...
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Create Compressed Directory

How to create a compressed directory in Ubuntu? Is that possible? I do not want to create an archive file (zip, tar, etc) but rather I want something like compressed directory in an NTFS (Windows) ...
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I cant have access on windows file [duplicate]

It shows me this error: Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/berserk/Windows: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sda4" "/media/berserk/Windows"' ...
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NTFS as a Native drive

Good Morning, I've been using Linux for a while and now I just installed it on my backup home server on dual boot with windows. The server has 4 drives, all backed up on crashplan. The problem is, ...
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How can i share a partition (without win locking it on hibernite)

I know ubuntu can mount my win(ntfs) drives. My problem is that i always Hibernate my win (& linux), and windows locks all NTFS drives when i hibernate it. And I know i can mount locked win drives ...
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External HDD no longer working on 16.04 (Seagate)

I have a 2TB seagate HDD on USB 3 that I used for backups on 15.10. When plugging it in to 16.04 I now get this message below. Does anyone know how I can get it working again? I have literally ...
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Changing file system back to ntfs

before installing Ubuntu I partitioned one of my drives and then installed it on one of the partitions which I agreed to change to ext4. But now the whole drive seems to be in ext4 so I can't read it ...
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Rhythmbox does not add mp3 files from NTFS partition

ubuntu 16.04 x64 I installed ubuntu-restricted-extras. Rhythmbox plays the file if it is picked from ext4 partition.
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Extend home without unallocated space. With swap or ntfs [duplicate]

I've just installed (some months ago) Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus laptop. I followed a specific guide on partitions and thought everything was ok. But, beeing pretty new at this I probably made some ...
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Mounting NTFS Drive to Ubuntu Server VM without losing data

I have a Plex Server running on an Ubuntu VM with KVM as Hypervisor. Until now I had my Plex Server running on my Windows Desktop PC. Now i want to mount the NTFS Drive to the Ubuntu Vm so my Plex ...
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Unable to access “895 GB Volume”

Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/mdnazmossakib/01D189A576840DF0: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda1" "/media/...
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Different file system types in fdisk; no HPFS/NTFS

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and trying to format a USB drive to load a Windows ISO on. Every tutorial has you install ntfs-3g so that you can format to NTFS using fdisk, hex code 7. But when I go to ...
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Why do i get wrong filesystem error on mounting external drive whilst correct ntfs-utils is installed?

since today I get the following message when inserting usbstick/sd card: Aankoppelen bestandssysteem is mislukt Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/wouter/Kali Live: Command-line `mount -t "...
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Does Ubuntu damage USB drives?

Whenever I unmount a USB drive with Nautilus and plug it to a Windows machine, I receive a warning that the drive needs to be repaired. (the same message like in this screenshot) For 10+ years ...
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How to fix ntfs-3g.usermap “You have defined no user” failure?

Well, AskUbuntu insist this title is "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed", I really don't see what is subjective here - all I want is ntfs-3g.usermap to succeed. ...
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Backups on nas box with previous Windows installation

I've had a nas in my home for nearly 15 years now, build from hand me down components from my main computer and upgraded where ever. For a long time it was running Windows XP and Cobian Backup. But ...
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still having problems mounting ntfs hard drive with win 10 installed [closed]

I have tried all the suggested things I can find but still getting "can't mount drive ... unstable..." type messages. I Have disabled fast boot run chkdisk but still having the problem. Config is HDD ...
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I have problem in mounting hard drives. My system is dual booted along side windows

The error I get while I try to access other drives is as in the below image:
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Unable to mount NTFS partition (no hibernation)

I have Windows and Linux installed on SSD, and then, I have second HDD with data. There is no Windows installation on it, just NTFS partition with data (and second partition Lenovo Recovery, but that'...
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How to mount the ntfs disk properly in fstab file? [duplicate]

sda7 is ntfs system and it was formatted on win7. In my ubuntu blkid /dev/sda7: UUID="8EA2D1A3A2D19057" TYPE="ntfs" PARTUUID="3b2662b1-07" cat /etc/fstab # /var/www/html was on /dev/sda7 during ...
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Cannot mount external hard disk, MFT records error

I am trying to mount a Western Digital "My Book" drive, which I used to share between Linux and Windows. It is formatted in NTFS. When I connect it on Windows, I get the message that the disk is ...
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how to edit ntfs-config settings with command line

I am making install script for my home PC. The script must install and set up all that i need. One of those things is the ntfs-config settings so i can set the storage ntfs partition to automount at ...
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Cant find the correct filesystem to recover ubuntu bootloader

I have windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 as dualboot on my laptop. I deleted bootloader by mistake from disk management. and i am on the grub rescue. When i tried ls command i get this: (hd0) (hd0,...
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Why is errors=remount-ro not working with hibernated Windows partitions?

I have a Windows 10 (ntfs) partition on my Xubuntu 14.04 laptop. I wanted to mount it automatically at startup, readonly if necessary since most of the time there is hibernation information on it. So ...
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Why parted and fdisk can't see my partition?

My PC have an HDD from my previous Windows installation. I am moving data from this drive to another, so i can use it for Ubuntu installation. root@hon-pc-01:~# df -h | grep sdb /dev/sdb1 928G ...
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Does ddrescue Retry For Data Verification?

I am using GNU ddrescue to recover data from a hard drive with bad sectors to a good drive. It is the same sized drive. I pointlessly used badblocks at first, but it did tell me that I have 204 MB in ...
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My external harddisk never sleeps

Although my external HDD is running idle all the time, it never sleeps (I run it 24/7 and didn't use it for at least the last 5 days). Is there some way to handle that? It's kinda hot, as if it was ...
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Encrypt usb ntfs hard drive?

Is it possible to fully encrypt an ntfs usb hard drive from Ubuntu 15.10 without erasing the data on it? Will I have to have a decryption program installed if I want to run it from a windows machine?
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How open NTFS USB in Virtualbox using WIndows [duplicate]

My main computer is Ubuntu 15.10. I have virtualbox working properly and followed the steps in the following link so that the virtual Windows 10 can recognize USB devices: How to set up USB for ...
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Coping a file to a windows NTFS partition has no permisson

I share (Xubuntu) through network or copy directly files into NTFS directory and then sometimes I can not do anything with them in Windows XP. The files can not be read and sometimes they can not be ...
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Can't mount or fix corrupt NTFS partition on working HDD

Last time I was using windows it crashed because of some application I was running leaking memory and getting to around 7GB. I couldn't even open Task Manager so I just reset the PC. After rebooting ...