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replaced win8 with ubuntu, unable to read from my second hdd

so I've replaced windows 8 with ubuntu and GParted can't read the file system type of what are former windows8 ntfs partitions. It can't be mounted, only formatted. What can I do to retrieve my data? ...
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Unable to mount WD My Book on 14.04

I broke my UBU system few days ago and accidentally formatted the drive with valuable data on. We have been able to recover the data on MacBook and transfer them to My Book. But anything I tried ...
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1answer
60 views

Can't open any of my drives/devices(not USB drive) [duplicate]

I can't open any of my computer drives (:c/,:d/.....) Every time i tried to open the drives, the following notice appeared: (i'm new in Ask Ubuntu,so,i can't upload the snapshot,i need 10 reputations ...
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1answer
36 views

I can not access any drive(like software, movi, raaz) from ubuntu os but i can access from windows os [duplicate]

My Ubuntu was running very nice. I can access all drive.i use two os windows8 and Ubuntu. But when i shut down my Ubuntu os and start with windows 8 and i copy a folder from c(desktop) drive to movies ...
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2answers
30 views

make ntfs hdd only visible in Ubuntu

Is it possible to create or make a ntfs partition that only visible in Ubuntu/linux? and how do we make it?
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1answer
26 views

Access data disk on same machine from linux for writing

Can't access data disk on the same machine from linux for writing. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/armin/1T_20131122: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
0
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0answers
66 views

problem mounting second harddrive with ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu and im completly new with ubuntu. I am trying to get my second harddrive to work but it won't. I've used some guides like this But still no success. The problem is that it ...
0
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0answers
42 views

USB Hard drive Not displaying Ubuntu

I have a 2TB Verbatim USB 3 hard drive that was working fine one evening and not at all the next day. I cannot view or mount the partitions. Running "lsusb" shows that the hard drive is plugged in but ...
0
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0answers
66 views

Need help mounting a drive

Hi all I'm sorry if this question has already been asked I've searched over and over but haven't found anything. I'm new to Ubuntu and just downloaded it today because I've been trying to salvage a HD ...
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1answer
18 views

Recovering files from old xp using DSL, trouble xfering says hdd has no space left when it is fresh format

I'm not 100% this is the right place to ask, apologies if I am in the wrong place. I have an old Win XP tower that I'm supposed to fix from 1999 for my grandpa. He got some nasty viruses on it and we ...
2
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2answers
251 views

Cannot access internal HDD error mounting /dev/sdb2 (NTFS signature is missing) [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10. My pc cpu AMD A10-7700K APU with Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics × 4 motherboard gigabyte ga-f2a88xm-d3h ram 8GB have two internal HDD primary =128GB secondary 2TB Just after ...
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2answers
485 views

Ubuntu unable to access hard disk [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. Today suddenly, it is not able to mount the hard disks and gives following error Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/zirael/1CC2EF99C2EF7584: Command-line ...
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27 views

Alternative method to shrink NTFS

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 laptop as a second OS. My hard drive has multiple partitions on it already from the manufacturer. My guess is that this laptop is approximately 2 ...
1
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1answer
52 views

Unable to access External HDD in Ubuntu

I have bought a new laptop Lenevo G500 and installed Ubuntu 13.0, I have taken out my previous laptop's HDD and trying to access it by connecting to USB port, however it has detected only once and ...
0
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0answers
20 views

External Hard disk, I/O Error [duplicate]

I have been using a Seagate 500 GB FreeAgent Go Flex Drive and have been using it for the past year. But when I plugged it in yesterday, it says "Hard disk is unable to mount". Here is the the error ...
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Can't mount 4k disk partitioned in Win7

I have a 4K disk that was partitioned and formatted as NTFS in Windows. When I try mount that disk in Ubuntu 12.04 it tries to mount it as a 512B-per-sector disk. Under Ubuntu: Model: ATA WDC ...
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79 views

problems mounting ntfs drive on boot also blkid does not work

I have two hard drives, an 80gb HDD that contains my ubuntu installation, and a second 1TB HDD that contains all my personal data on it. When starting the computer up I consistently get an error ...
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2answers
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Removing a bad sector from an NTFS partition. Badblocks gave me an output. now what?

I used badblocks to scan a partition on my hdd for bad sectors and it gave me the following output ...from what I understand it looks like "one scratch on the hdd" ... anyways I can't partition ...
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0answers
138 views

Unable to mount external hard drive. NTFS signature missing

I'm having trouble mounting my external HDD. well I do manage to mount it BUT the thing is that it doesn't work except after running the command sudo f-disk -l and waiting for it about 5 minutes to ...
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190 views

alternative ways of mounting USB NTFS external-hdd

I mount my Samsung hard disk through this command sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/Samsung BUT it doesn't work except after running the command sudo f-disk -l and waiting for it about 5 minutes to finish! ...
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2answers
2k views

Unable to mount internal hard drive

I can't access my internal hard drives other than the root partition. When I open my hard drive, I get the following error message: Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/sam/i Stuffs: Command-line ...
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3answers
353 views

How can i install ubuntu on my ntfs hdd without formatting?

My hdd is just one partition in ntfs (500gb) and 430 gb is used by my photos/movies/music etc which i never will want to lose. Actually i installed ubuntu on a usb flash drive (using it right now) but ...
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2answers
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Cannot create folder and file on external drive (Xfce, Thunar) after change of mount point

I wanted to have an ntfs partition mounted at startup, so I used this solution to mount it automatically. (Using a program to set the automatic mounting: "Storage Device Manager" - pysdm.) At a ...
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1answer
102 views

Installation process

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 in hdd ,there is no other Operating System available in my hard disk.So will U please tell me ,the complete process that how to make partition in the hard disk.... The ...
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large 3 TB External Disc mount problem after formating [duplicate]

I have been using an external HDD 3TB for a couple of years now. Since it was FAT32 I couldn't write big files over 4.3 GB on it. So I formatted it to NTFS. I didn't use any partitioning since I only ...
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223 views

Didn't unmount external hard disk properly. Now hard disk is not detected in any system

I have a 1TB external Seagate Backup Plus hard drive. Yesterday, I carelessly just unplugged the hard disk even though I got some sort of an unmounting error when I did it. Now, the hard disk doesn't ...
0
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0answers
392 views

Slow data transfer between two hard drives (ext4 to ntfs)

I have a really slow copy speed from one hard drive to another, for example copy speed is ~60kb/s and it would take about 3.5h to copy a 700MB file, but copying a same file from ext4 to another ext4 ...
0
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1answer
514 views

External HDD error - data recovery Ubuntu 12.04

I recently connected my external HDD to Ubuntu 12.04, but now it's not working. If I try to use ntfsfix in the terminal it gives this error message: abcd@ubuntu:~$ sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdb1 [sudo] ...
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1answer
335 views

Unable to read my external hard drive

whenever i plug in my external hard drive it show a error as follows : #Unable To Mount 125 GB File system# Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: ntfs_mst_post_read_fixup_warn: magic: ...
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1answer
412 views

how to modify fstab for windows ntfs drive, and removing RAID

I am trying to automatically mount 2 drives that have been previously formatted in windows and have all my research (so I am trying to tread carefully), but running into some questions. The HD are ...
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Something went wrong with my external HD (Ubuntu can't mount it)

Here is my output from the fdisk command: sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = ...
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1answer
59 views

canceling gparted ( resize ) and a the data disappeared

i have a 1 TB HDD , it was 2 partitions .. the first one was empty and the second one contains 200 GB of data . i tried to resize and extend the second partition to be all the HDD . using the GPARTED ...
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42 views

External hard drive not mounted

I want to simply mount a 2TB HPFS/NTFS. Here is what I've unsuccessfully tried: sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdc1 /media/external I have ntfs-3g. Sudo fdisk -l and blkig show the device but it does ...
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1answer
91 views

External Drive Data is not available on other OS other than Ubuntu

I have 1 TB HDD . It was working well both in Ubuntu and windows , But three days go I can see my data and folders in Ubuntu only . But when I insert this HDD on other system having windows it is ...
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How to change ext4 Hard drive partion to NTFS for installing Windows xp?

I have a ubuntu in Root directory with separated Home directory. This is all my hard partition. I inserted xp cd to install it but I can't find any hard drive suggestion ! I decided to boot it by ...
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2k views

Auto mount ntfs drive with permissions of rwx for each user in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a drive (logical) with ntfs system. I want it be mounted automatically whenever Ubuntu starts. And since ntfs doesn't support Linux files' permissions (rwx) I want it to be mounted with max ...
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1answer
484 views

Does copying files from NTFS to EXT4 degrade/corrupt the files?

The reason I ask is I am very new to Ubuntu, but I want to get into mobile development. I installed Ubuntu alongside windows 8 but it just doesn't run quite as well as I would expect so a friend ...
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File operations not permitted on ntfs file system on Thoshiba 1TB external hard disk in Ubuntu 11.10

Recently I buy a Thoshiba external hard disk. And I make a NTFS partition. Now it is read only mode in Ubuntu 11.10. Now I can't able to copy from my system / create folder in HDD. But copying from ...
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1answer
278 views

ntfsresize -b -f not working chkdsk /r freezing

I've got a failing hard drive. Don't have the funds atm to buy a new hard drive. So I need to hold up. My main operating system is now ubuntu which is able to run the hard drive fine without any ...
4
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341 views

Nonresponsive while copying files

I just switched from Win8 to Ubuntu 13.04 as my sole OS and it's pretty nice overall. But as the last time I tried using Linux I see I still have problems simply moving large files around and ...
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1answer
59 views

Windows filesystems on Ubuntu

I currently have 2 hard drives, 1 running my Windows OS and all my applications, and another for saving all my chunky media files. If I was to wipe my hard drive which holds Windows and install ...
2
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2answers
125 views

How to make it impossible to mount an ntfs partition?

I have this external HDD, which has two partitions: one ext4 and one ntfs. However, when I connect it to some devices, the ntfs-3g driver goes crazy and stays in a loop of ...
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NTFS Corrupted HDD

I just installed a new HDD in my computer. I booted up and formated it in NTFS and copied about 500 GB of Videos onto it. My computer (few hours later) froze while a was watching a video off that ...
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Unable to Use External Hard Drive (NTFS Formatted)

I installed Lubuntu 12.10 earlier today on an old machine I have lying around. I've never really used this variation of Ubuntu before and was hoping I could get some (straightforward) steps on how to ...
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1answer
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My hard disk converted from ntfs tp raw. Can it be recovered in Ubuntu?

in my internal hard disk suddenly this message appeared at boot (A disk read error occurred Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart ) in windows 7 I have connected it as external hd to another laptop . ...
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NTFS vs EXT4 behavior on a HDD with a bad block

Anyone have a guess as to why a HDD, formatted to EXT3, failed showing a bad block, and when wiped and reformatted (just to test) gave errors in gparted for every file type except NTFS? The drive ...
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2answers
1k views

How can I fix my NTFS partition after shrinking in Windows?

In attempting to shrink my NTFS drive to a smaller size, so I can dual boot my currnet Windows 7 with a brand new Ubuntu 12.10 (didn't want to use Wubi), I've somehow managed to stuff up the drive and ...
2
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2answers
655 views

How can I assign space from a logical partition to a primary one (to resize the primary)

I have the following situation: . I want to resize the ntfs partition. Specifically I want to add it 15 GB. What is the best sequence of steps to do? The output from sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda and ...
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990 views

Recover data from unreadable NTFS partition

I have an Asus laptop with Windows and Ubuntu alongside. When I try to boot Windows, it gets to the Windows logo and restarts automatically. Looks like recovery starts but all the recovery options ...
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2answers
734 views

pros and cons for hard drive partition solutions [closed]

I just bought a new 1T hard drive to replace the dead one for my desktop. I use it mainly for number crunching, doing higher performance computations that consume lots of memory and CPU, and also read ...