2
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1answer
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...
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1answer
28 views

Unable to access Windows partitions

dear all her is the message please help me to solve this problem I read about some Similar problem Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/momen/Partition 2: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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0answers
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NTFS file system never clean in Disk Utility, while ext4 and fat are, Ubuntu 12.04

I have the LG 47LN5708 TV which supports only the FAT and NTFS file systems. I want to playback a movie file of 4.7 GB using the USB port of the TV, so I can't use the FAT file system, since it 'only' ...
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1answer
25 views

Clarification on sharing NTFS and installing GRUB2 with Windows 8.1

I have a small amount of experience with installing Ubuntu (i.e. dual-booting on a Macbook and replacing Vista on an old HDD), but I am now planning on dual-booting my Asus laptop (currently running ...
1
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1answer
41 views

Is it okay to use a ntfs partition for data to be accessed by windows 7 and ubuntu? [duplicate]

Constantly, I use windows and ubuntu and need to access files on both systems. It sucks to be copying files back and forth and sometimes I forget some file and I have to restart several times. To ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Make NTFS automount even more “auto”

I have dual boot Ubuntu/Windows. I have one relatively small NTFS partition for Win, one ext4 for Ubuntu and one big NTFS for data that's shared between the systems. I like that the NTFS partitions ...
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0answers
34 views

Error while resizing partition before installation of Ubuntu. How can I get my data back?

It was a ~22 GBytes first windows partition (with loader). I wanted to split it on 2: 13 GB and 9 GB. In the middle of process was an error with something similar to "unable to write data on media (on ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Will Ubuntu Live CD move MFT to resize NTFS volumes?

I have a feeling some will consider this a duplicate, but please hear me out. I've been reading tons of questions and threads around this but have never really found an answer for this specifically. ...
0
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1answer
193 views

Can't automatically mount ext4 partitions under Ubuntu 14.04 (but can mount NTFS ones)

So I just got alongside my Windows 8.1 a cool Ubuntu 14.04 and quite happy with it (my default OS now). I just have a problem: the fact that I can't mount ext4 partitions at boot is quite annoying. I ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Clearing Mount Points for NTFS Patitions

Ubuntu Server 14.04. I have two internal hard drives. I have a Windows XP and Ubuntu dual boot system. One disk has two NTFS partitions for the XP system and Windows data. The second hard drive ...
0
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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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0answers
157 views

NTFS formatted hard disk's partitions not visible in Windows. Although they are visible in Linux

I have two hard disks. HD1 has two partitions - a NTFS partitions with windows 8.1 and an ext3 with Ubuntu 14.04. HD2 has 4 NTFS partitions. Both of the disks (all partitions) are visible on Ubuntu ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Input/Output Error Drive Mount Error NTFS Partition [duplicate]

My NTFS Partition is not mounting,whenever it mounts it shows an input output error.Before this problem occurred my laptop actually powered off while a movie was being played and after that I am not ...
0
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0answers
28 views

can't see files written by ubuntu on NTFS partition from ubuntu

I have dual boot on my laptop with windows8 and ubuntu14.04. some time ago i copied some files from ubuntu to NTFS partition. now when i start ubuntu these files are not seen in the NTFS partition ...
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 ...
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votes
1answer
205 views

Can't open any disk after installing Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/eyad/6E4CA94C4CA90FBF: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda8" ...
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0answers
29 views

Unable to access “DSK1_VOL5"

I want to go DSK_VOL5: but I see this eror Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/ubuntu/DSK1_VOL5: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=999,gid=999,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" ...
0
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0answers
49 views

Unable to mount one of the partition of Windows from Ubuntu

My Windows is failing to start with a blue screen and when I attempt to access the C Drive from my ubuntu, I got this error :- Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: $LogFile version 2.0 is ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Data Recovery - Hard disk formatted from ntfs to ext4 then again to ntfs [duplicate]

I'm all messed up! I formatted my complete ntfs hard disk to ext4. Then again installed win 7 by creating 2 partitions of 50GB and 250 GB. Is it possible to recover data from the 250 GB partition now ...
1
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1answer
79 views

Why can't I resize NTFS partition?

I'm trying to resize my ntfs partition but can't do it in GParted... tried from HD and from LiveUSB... couldn't find a solution on the web, partition isn't mounted; I'm trying to divide it in two to ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Cannot recognize/format usb flash

I had a Flash stick with Ubuntu to run as live USB. I didn't need it anymore so I used the Disks utility and I formatted it. Disks sees it now as unallocated space. I want to format it to NTFS but I ...
0
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1answer
272 views

Unable to mount hard drive partition

I have dual booted ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1 in my laptop. Earlier my window partition(C drive) and other NTFS partition was accessible from ubuntu. Now its giving me this error and not mounting: ...
0
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0answers
7 views

error mounting ubunitu on windows partition, windows 7 hibernated [duplicate]

im a new user of ubuntu, im using edubuntu 12.10, i hibernated my windows 7 OS and is crashed, so i want to access the windows partition bt when i try, i get an error saying: Error mounting /dev/sda2 ...
0
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0answers
34 views

Can't Create Second NTFS Partition

I have an older Windows XP Media Center Edition computer. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it as a second OS. I have a 100Gb hard drive and I wanted to create 3 partitions on it. One 45gb partition for ...
1
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1answer
52 views

After mounting the ntfs partition, all files are readonly

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this i cant create any files in any of the partitions and the existing files are readonly. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # ...
0
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0answers
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 ...
0
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2answers
25 views

Partition and preserve data

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and have an external HD of 4 tera formated in FAT. There is a lot of data in this HD, much more than the note and take. I would like to create NTFS partitions in the external HD ...
0
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3answers
2k views

Partition Scheme Questions in Dual Boot Ubuntu/Windows installation

I just got a new laptop with Windows 8 and I am ready to install Ubuntu. I see the hard drive already has quite a few partitions, most of which seem related to Windows recovery. See capture: I am ...
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2answers
130 views

How to open NTFS partition on Ubuntu without Windows' hidden files?

My computer is dual boot with Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8, but when I open NTFS partition in Ubuntu, crap files like: System Volume Information $RECYCLE.BIN appear. How can I get rid of these files?
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I lost some files

recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside with Windows 8 and my hardisk got a three partitions one for windows another one for ubuntu and the last is NTFS partiotion .. I copied data to the ...
0
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0answers
92 views

13.10 sees external ntfs drive as empty space

I have an existing install of both Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop, and Lubuntu 13.10 on my old P4. Neither of them can see the NTFS partition on my external 2TB hard drive, which is odd. The Lubuntu ...
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0answers
34 views

Windows e Ubuntu sharing folders

First I don't speak English very well. And I could not resolve this problem on the forums of my country. In my house I have 1 computer with Ubuntu e 2 with Windows. When I try share folders of the ...
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1answer
48 views

How to extend an NTFS partition

I have a Linux and a Windows partition and want to extend the windows one. I already decreased the size of the linux partition via gparted, the problem is that the unused space is on the end of the ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Ubuntu 13.10 Sound not working after modifying fstab

I want to auto mount a ntfs partition after system start. Therefore i edited /etc/fstab and added this new entry: UUID=someuuid /home/someusername ntfs defaults 0 2 Mounting works ...
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0answers
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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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0answers
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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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files missing on ntfs partition [closed]

I have the following setup Samsung series 5 ultrabook, i5 (3rd gen), 1TB HD + 250GB SSD, NVidia 620M graphics card with optimus, Windows 8.1 (single lang), Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I have three primary ...
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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 ...
3
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1answer
210 views

Why “remove Ubuntu 12.04 and replace it with Ubuntu 13.10” means to use all of the disk and lose all data? [closed]

I recently decided to move to Ubuntu 13.10 (by move I mean install from ISO not update) My Ubuntu 12.04 had 3 partitions SWAP partition LINUX partition (ext4) NTFS partition OF 500GB of DATA Why ...
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0answers
18 views

Installing WIndows 7 on a notebook with a pre-installed Ubuntu Linux 13.04 [duplicate]

I bought a notebook with a pre-installed Ubuntu Linux 13.04. I'm new to this OS and I'm thinking to install Windows 7 on my notebook since I'm used to Windows. Actually, I tried to install Win7 ...
2
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1answer
67 views

Is a block size of 4 MiB on a partition of 99.06 GiB too big?

Its a new laptop I'm using, and currently installing Ubuntu 13.10 I am having to move 3 NTFS partitions to right, grow two of them to 99 GiB, and shrink one of them to 55.46 GiB. So to do this ...
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1answer
46 views

Install Method “Something Else” unsable device

So I am trying to install Ubuntu via the "Something Else" method. I have a 750gb HDD with 286gb used for window 7 the other part of the HDD is broken up into separate drives but is grouped together ...
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0answers
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Moving free space from C drive(NTFS) to G Drive(ext4)

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 13.1 with 5Gb space in Drive G but now I cleaned windows on C drive and want to move free space from C drive to G drive. Pls help me with the ...
2
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0answers
123 views

Used Gparted to shrink a windows partition, can I restore it? [closed]

Firstly, now I really understand how stupid it is to shrink a NTFS Windows 7 partition with Gparted when the windows partition manager wont let me shrink as much as I want but... too late! So, I have ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Restore formated parttion using g-parted in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I was trying to create window 8 boot-able USB disk from a .iso file. I used unetbootin. Instead of formatting my USB in unetbootin ,by mistakely I formatted my another important NTFS partition to ...
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0answers
39 views

how to mount ubuntu on ntfs?

i have ntfs on which windows 7 is installed. when I m trying to install ubuntu ,during partition I m getting this message file SYSTEM TYPE NTFS CANNOT BE MOUNTED ON /HOME BECAUSE IT IS NOT FULLY ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Cannot remove hiberfile on ntfs partition

I've been looking at questions like Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation and How do I mount a hibernated NTFS partition? and they all say "Boot into windows" which I am unable ...
0
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1answer
274 views

Error mounting my additional partitions after editing fstab?

New user here, having an issue automounting my extra partitions. I'm dual-booting Xubuntu and Windows7, and I have a bunch of partitions: A 60gb ext4 partition for "/".. A 60gb ntfs partition for ...
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2answers
423 views

NTFS / windows partitions disappeared after updating Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10

I updated Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 from the live CD downloaded and then on restart I didn't have anymore the Windows line in the Grub menu and then while in Ubuntu I couldn't find my other partitions at ...