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

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NTFS Partion still gets reset in Win8 after having changes done in Ubuntu

I already turned off the "Safe Boot" and "Fast startup" (described here). Still. I returned after several month of not using windows at all and my whole NTFS partion was completly reset to the status ...
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How mount NTFS - External Hard Drive at startup with execute permission

I want to change steam library to my NTFS - External Hard Drive but it shows New steam library folder must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permission So how mount my NTFS - External ...
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Unable to share NTFS drive

I'm hoping someone can help me with this problem - I have previously asked it elsewhere but been given conflicting responses. I have a primary 120GB SSD with Ubuntu 14.04 and a Win 7 VM installed. I ...
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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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Why does “sync” for a ntfs usb stick take forever?

I have a large USB stick that I formatted (under windows 7) to ntfs. ( fat32 does not support files > 4 GB; and exfat does not allow me to create linux links on the file system) Copying forth and ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Accessing OneDrive files on a ntfs partition from Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot on my computer, Win 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. It works great. There is one thing that puzzles me though. I mounted NTFS partition so I can see it in "Files" app and work with it normaly ...
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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 ...
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Can't empty trash after external drive was unplugged

I've taken an USB hard drive of my teacher and now I've returned it him back. It was NTFS and I deleted some files there. Now my Trash icon is still full, while the trash is empty. How to make the ...
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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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Transfer files (video, docs, programs…) from NTFS to Ext3

I'm about to install on my primary PC (tower PC) KUbuntu. For the moment I have Win7 installed. On this one I have 6 HDD : 1X SSD (for the system), 2X HDD of 3TB, 2X HDD of 500GB and 1X HDD of 1TB. ...
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Setup NFS on a folder that has symlinks to other drives/partition

I build a new Ubuntu Home Server, Previously I used Samba but research indicates NFS is faster. [This replaces my old arch machine] Here is the scenario: I Have 4-5 HDD attached and mounted on ...
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Error while resizing partition before installation of Ubuntu. How can I get my data back? [duplicate]

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 ...
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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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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. ...
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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 ...
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Where to find command in ubuntu 14.04 to mount the ntfs partition when clicked on the icon?

My question seems to be related to auto mount partition when login, but it is more of learning about the inner command used by ubuntu OS for mounting the drive when the icon is clicked. So, my ...
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I can't access specific data from my HDD [duplicate]

re-edit 12/6/2014 I did what was proposed and now I can mount again the HDD. But there is a specific folder that has most of the data and this is why I set the question in the first place.The disk ...
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Picasa installed using Wine is unable to access some NTFS partitions?

Recently I installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine. After performing a Wine configuration I was able to access all the images in the NTFS partitions on my hard disk. I performed Wine ...
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How can an application installed via wine be enabled to access NTFS partitions automatically and quickly?

I am quite new to Ubuntu. I have found the solution that comes closest to my above-mentioned problem in the admirable answers to the question "Why can an application installed using Wine not access ...
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Connecting to NTFS external on RaspBMC

I can't access my RaspBMC's external drive. I did install Samba, which got me as far as actually seeing both the Pi and the Devices folders on the network. But when I try to access either, it fails, ...
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Why can an application installed using Wine not access NTFS partitions?

Ubuntu was installed alongside Windows 7 on my system. After some days, I deleted and formatted the Windows partition and didn't format the other NTFS partitions. Before that, I installed Wine on my ...
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NTFS Signature is missing

So I got a new secondary hard drive caddy and formatted it to NTFS. I forgot to partition the drive after formatting, I rebooted and now I can't access the drive that has around 400gb of data because ...
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Not seeing some directories in windows partition

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows 7 in a Lenovo G480 laptop. I'm having the following issue: I can't see (literally) a couple of directories which are in the Win partition. To be ...
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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 ...
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Data getting deleted without being moved to trash

I edited fstab to mount a ntfs drive (of order /dev/sta5) on a location of order /media/usrname/TheDrive for a systemwide mount. I used the following line UUID=TheDrive'sUuid ...
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Can't mount a USB pen drive

It's 4 GB USB pen drive. Formatted NTFS. USB2. Works fine on windows on the same computer (and others). It has the contents of a windows xp installation disc. ...I just cannot mount it. When I ...
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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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“No such file or directory” on NTFS

I recently installed Ubuntu in my PC. I didn't format few drives which are created when I use Windows 7. Those drives are using NTFS file system. Those drives and folders are not accessible from ...
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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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Is Searching On NTFS Drives Supported?

It doesn't matter what file manger I use Dolphin, Nautilus, or PCmanFM. It doesn't matter what machine I'm on. I've never been able to search NTFS drives on Ubuntu or it's derivatives. I can browse ...
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Hardlink count inconsistent with matching files

On searching for files that have hardlinks on my Portable HDD using the following command: $ find . ! -type d -links +1 -ls | sort -n I get an output of the following form (there are hundreds of ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How can I create a bootable USB from an ISO image?

I'm trying to make a bootable USB drive from an ISO file. I have been trying with WinUSB. In the WinUSB graphical interface my USB drive is not showing up, even though it auto mounts. So I'm trying to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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It is possible to copy home folder to NTFS and keep permissions?

I use grsync to copy my home folder to an external drive. This however doesn't keep permissions of the files. Is there a way to copy home folder to an NTFS partition (to be readable and editable on ...
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chhdsk and Ubuntu

I have a laptop with Windows and Ubuntu. There were some bad sectors in a partition used by both Ubuntu and Windows. I have run chkdsk (from Windows installation disk), and so Windows will not access ...
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Can't Mount NTFS drive “The disk contains an unclean file system”

am getting an error when i try to access my NTFS drive from ubuntu. Unable to access “My Drivd” Error mounting /dev/sda6 at /media/ububtu/Media Center: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Remove RECYCLER directory from virus infected flash drive

Before you advise me on the option of saving my files and formatting the drive using gparted, please understand that I could have done that hours back and that would have taken only a few minutes. ...
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How to use NTFS media drive as mysql data directory in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to use my NTFS drive (local/logical) as MySQL data directory. Directory: /media/omar/Coding/mysql/data. I have added the following line to /etc/fstab to auto mount the drive. UUID=DriveID ...
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Add space from a NTFS partition to Ubuntu

So, i installed Ubuntu alongside my Windows 8 on a 15 GB partition i took from another drive . Ubuntu splitted it into 2 partitions of 7,96 GB and 7,04 GB and i realized that it's kind of small so i ...
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error mounting hibernated NTFS drive even when adding “remove_hiberfile” [duplicate]

when ever i try to mount my win 8.1 drive as RW it always comes up with this error The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount ...
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Can't execute files in windows partitions from Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 inside Windows. I can't execute files in my Windows NTFS partitions. It gives the following error: root@ubuntu:/media/rakesh/Data/My Codes/Test# ./a.out bash: ./a.out : ...
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How to wipe clean an NTFS hard drive, with a hibernated Windows

I tried to wipe clean my NTFS Windows hard drive, to complete my transfer to Ubuntu. However, using the ntfs-3g command resulted in: The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in ...