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

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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" ...
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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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I want to share a partition/single folder between Ubuntu and Windows 10

I have a Dell xps 13 with Windows 10 and I want to dual boot Ubuntu for development and other stuff. I would like to have one shared folder between the two (for example, I write a file in Ubuntu and ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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How to mount ntfs usb flash drive with permissions automatically when plugged in?

I recently made it so I can use the ./ command in a usb drive by formatting to ntfs and then using the command sudo mount -t ntfs -o fmask=0022,dmask=0000,uid=1000,gid=1000 /dev/sdb1 ...
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How do i access my secondary HDD when I didn't shutdown windows correctly before installing (l)ubuntu? [duplicate]

I wanted to go right into using Lunbuntu, so I just cut the power to my PC (which has a 180GB SSD main and 160GB HDD secondary) and installed Lubuntu to main drive. Everything is working fine, until I ...
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Fix undeletable directory on removable NTFS drive

Copied some large files on my NTFS-formatted portable hard drive, and I've accidentally pulled the plug before the cache was flushed. Upon remounting, the system didn't displayed any error messages, ...
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Change default mount options

I have installed Ubuntu on an MSI laptop that has an SSD and an HDD. Ubuntu was installed to a partition on the HDD, and the SSD contains only an NTFS partition for Windows. I have found out that one ...
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Is it safe to unset the msftdata flag on a ext4 partiton that was reformatted from ntfs?

As part of my shedding windows I've been changing the partitions on my legacy drives from ntfs to ext4 by doing the copy / format / copy back dance. This has gone well, but I noticed in gparted that ...
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Formatting external hard drive from exFat to NTFS by accident [duplicate]

I formatted my ssd drive and by accident (I don't know how it's happend), but I've formatted my external hard drive with some important things from exFat to NTFS and I lost my data. I always had 2 ...
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unable to mount ntfs filesystem after upgrading to windows 10 on dual boot system

I have a dual boot system - Ubuntu 14.04 and recently upgraded Windows 10 - running on a Dell Inspiron N5030 laptop. Everything worked fine after the upgrade but a couple of days later I started ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Transmission Torrent Client uses High CPU when writing to NTFS partition

I use transmission client to download torrents. I noticed a few things: 1] Over ISP's local network, when downloading at high speeds from peering (say 790 Kbps), the CPU usage goes drastically high ...
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Does reformatting an NTFS drive to EXT4 remove the fragmented parts of it?

I purchased a 2TB hard drive that was initially formated as ntfs and have been using it on my NAS for a while. I did a scan on it and found out it was a bit fragmented. I didn't want to waste time ...
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NTFS partition folder lost due to write-interruption

Im on ubuntu-studio 14.04 LTS. I have an external harddrive with an NTFS partition to which i was copying a folder. Due to some fault in the USB connector there was a input-output error during the ...
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Disk Partitioning for ubuntu 15.10 to have a NTFS drive

I have a 500 GB HDD. I want to install ubuntu 15.10 on it and also want to have an NTFS partition on the drive. What would be the best partitioning scheme for it?
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Permission Denied NTFS hard drive

I have an old computer with Windows 7 and the OS failed, so I need to get all the files from the hard drive. To do that I use a Ubuntu live CD and I use this command to mount the partition: sudo ...
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Back to NTFS after having Unknown partition - no files [duplicate]

I have a problem with the partition where the Windows 10 was installed. After reinstalling a GRUB 2 with the Live CD the Windows partition was unknown. I've checked it with testdisk and tried to ...
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How to mount ntfs permenantly via ntfs-3g

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and would like to permanently mount my WD Elements external harddisk. I currently use this to mount it manually: sudo fdisk -l The drive normally is at /dev/sdc1 sudo mount ...
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Convert NTFS to ext4 and encrypt? [duplicate]

Is there a way for me to convert a "live" drive (i.e. with data on it) from NTFS to EXT4 and then also encrypt it? The drives are USB connected, but not flash disks.
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64 GB stick takes forever to eject

So I have a 64 GB USB stick which is formatted as NTFS since I use it to transfer stuff between Ubuntu and Windows (as well as files larger than 4 GB, so no FAT 32). At the moment I need to copy a ...
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NTFS partition for all my files? (Windows and Ubuntu)

I'm going to shrink my Windows partition to install Ubuntu, and I was wondering how many partitions I should make if I wanted to share files between both OSes. Can I share all my Ubuntu and Windows ...
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converting filesystem of internal HDD from FAT32 to NTFS

I was dumb and used FAT32 as filesystem. Now I want to download files larger than the size of 4GB, which is not possible for FAT32. I use a dual boot (Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10) and the HDD is ...
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Can't mount external hard drive USB

It's NTFS. It's USB3. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried the following commands: sudo fdisk -l sudo fdisk -l sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt
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Changing permissions of an NTFS partition for Transmission

I've been using ubuntu for a few years now, however this is my first time asking a question on the forums so please let me know if I have not provided enough info. I'm running 14.04 Home on an Intel® ...
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Correctly formatting 3tb drive for Windows

Formatted a 3tb internal hard drive in Linux as NTFS. Filled it up and moved it to Windows 7 computer, which sees it as several partitions without a drive letter and won't let me assign one. How ...