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

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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 ...
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Fix “NTFS Partition is in an Unsafe State” without Windows installed and ntfsfix refusing to operate

Ok, so I just installed my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome 3 and tried to access my old Harddrive (obv NTFS). I can't do it though to the (well-known): "The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Please ...
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new NTFS partition wont mount via MATE

I have been having some trouble with Ubuntu Mate, not mounting NTFS partitions. This message stating the operation is pending appears, but the device never becomes usable. When I do sudo mount ...
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Unable to write to Samba NTFS share from Windows7

I've been trying to enable writing from Windows 7 to a samba share mapped to a NTFS-formatted USB Disk for the last 3 hours without any success. I can access the mount point without any issues from ...
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Unable to access “360 GB Volume [duplicate]

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04, while I am able to access the other two partitions (D and E) of windows but I am not able to access the C drive.It is showing the following. I have also tried ...
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Can you access an NTFS Windows portion with read write capabilities on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm thinking about switching to Ubuntu because I absolutely hate windows 10. I have a separate hdd that has all of my media and games on it. If I install Ubuntu on my designated OS hdd can I access ...
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command line to get hidden attribute for file on a NTFS samba share

I am using "Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS" and I'm having a problem reading if a file on a NTFS samba share is marked in windows as "hidden". Please help me find either the package I need to install to ...
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Clone to Drive with Different Format

What command tool and combination of flags can I use to copy all contents of an external NTFS drive to an external ExFAT drive. Copying and pasting or using "cp -a -n /source /target" results in ...
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Unable to mount my external disk

I am unable to mount my external usb disk, here is my error message and please help me to solve this problem. Thanks. Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdb1: Command-line `mount ...
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NTFS drive not visible to windows anymore but on Ubuntu

I have a 4TB external drive which I was using with windows formatted with NTFS , For some file copying I plugged that drive into Ubuntu desktop and moved the files. Now when I am trying to connect the ...
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disable automount while the GUI session will not log on

I performed an automount using the procedure described on this page on a NTFS and FAT partition : Is there a program to mount all of my drives automatically? Now, my session won't load in GUI mode ...
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External disk showing empty files

My ubuntu machine is detecting hardisk , but it shows nothing inside external hard disk . And my external disk is showing all the data in windows machine. What may be the problem. And how may I ...
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Can't get my ntfs partitions UUID in 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10, and I can't mount my NTFS partitions I searched a lot and found few solutions and tried them but the funny thing is that everytime I get the UUID's that the partitions had ...
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Unable to load/mount Window 8 hard disk partition [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 along with window 8 I am unable to load Windows and unable to mount hard disk partition. The message shown is given below : Error mounting /dev/sda6 at ...
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Unable to resize external NTFS HDD

I have unmounted but it is not able to decrease the size of NTFS partition. The partition size is fixed. Why am I not able to change/decrease the current partition size ?
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I cannot open my disks [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/somit/E022149222147030: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda5" ...
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unable to open hard drive [duplicate]

i install ubuntu few hour before, but i am unable to access hard drive. the message shown is given below- Error mounting /dev/sda6 at /media/jeetu/24386BED386BBD04: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Slow transfer from internal disk to external USB hard disk

Lots of people have problem with copying to/from external USB hard disk. My system Ubuntu 14.04. External USB Seagate disk 1T originally NTFS. The disk is empty I am trying to copy 100GB to 1T disk. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesnt let me open an NTFS drive

Hey can someone help me? I'm sorry if this question was asked before but I'm trying to open a 640GB Volume from the Launcher and I get this error: Error mounting /dev/sdb2 at ...
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Backup manager shows an error when I connect my external HDD

I have set Ubuntu to take a backup every day in my external (NTFS) hard drive. Usually I forget to connect it, I get a notification that the backup is being delayed, I connect my hard drive and the ...
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Accessing disk partitions in dual booted machines [duplicate]

I am using both Windows and ubuntu. I am very new to this. And I can't access the other partions I made. Instead I get this alert box. Please give me a guide. Or a solution. Thanks in advance. ...
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Comparing NTFS and EXT4

NTFS and EXT4 File Systems. What are the key differences between them? What are the similarities between them ?
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Set virtual host for ubuntu on NTFS partition

I have just installed ubuntu on my laptop and getting used to it. I have a local wamp server running on a windows partition on the same laptop. I want to use the same root directory for my ubuntu ...
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How to copy large number of small files to a NTFS external drive?

I have a large number (15K+) of small files of size 3-4 KB each. What is the fastest method to copy those files to a NTFS drive? I tried Nautilus and cp, but they are really slow.
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NTFS defrag tool for Ubuntu

I am searching for a NTFS defrag tool for Ubuntu and I came across this : Defragging NTFS Partitions from Linux. I want to know how to install UltraDefrag on Ubuntu 14.04.
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Is WD elements with NTFS format supported on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I brought a WD Elements 1tb external hdd and I'm planning to install Ubuntu on my laptop.(not a dual boot). So I was wondering will the hdd work on Ubuntu, it's ntfs formatted.I dont want to format it ...
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How do I replace Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu without loosing my files in partition D wich is NTFS?

I want to replace my Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu. I have a big D partition that is hard to backup and I want to install kubuntu without loosing the partition and still be accesible in kubuntu. The ...
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Change ext4 to NTFS for installing Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have a new installation of Ubuntu Mate and I would like to go back to Windows. I'm aware I need to convert it to NTFS and I have tried to make Disks work but it would not allow me to change/shrink ...
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Hibernation file won't allow me to mount [duplicate]

Having a huge issue going from windows 10 to Linux Mint The biggest issue here is that I can mount ANY of my storage drives! Error mounting /dev/sdg1 at /media/steven/Storage Drive 2: Command-line ...
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I can not access NTFS shared folder on Ubuntu via Windows PC

I have an NTFS partition, I shared it and I can not access it from a Windows PC. I got the following error message: You do not have permission to access \\server\myfolder. Contact your network ...
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NTFS data partition can't be accessed by another user unless unmounted in my current user session before logging out

I am on ubuntu 14.04, wanted to create another account, beside my admin one, for my family members to use so as not to interrupt my work. The problem is I can't grant the other account access to the ...
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Access Windows Disks from Ubuntu LiveCD? [duplicate]

I'am right now on my Ubuntu 14.04. I guess and I have a file on my Windows disks (I have three disks) and when I Click on one of them I have this message Error mounting /dev/sda2 at ...
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How i can change GPT to MBR?

I cant see my second hard drive wich is GPT, in linux, i mean i cant mount it or use data from it. On windows all good, I load windows8\ubuntu from grub wich use mbr on first hdd. As i understand, ...
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Mount second ntfs partion from second hdd

I beg pardon for possible bad english, I'm self-taught. At school I learned German =) I have problem with mounting partition from second hdd. About my system: First hdd 200 gb - here my ubuntu 15.04 ...
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Formatted Ubuntu partition with ntfs on windows

I was running a dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 till recently. I'd used my F: for linux and I accidentally forgot that and did a quick format on it into ntfs. I had a lot of code on linux that ...
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ubuntu 14.04 cannot open NTFS windows partition

I'm using dual boot win 10 and ubuntu 14.04, after few times using win 10 I want to acces my files from ubuntu. But when I want to mount the partition this error message appear. I had completely ...
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Nautilus hangs up unexpectedly when I try to see a mounted NTFS partition

I don't know why I can't see this NTFS partition on nautilus. It mounts ok, but nautilus doesn't show it, and when I try to see it, nautilus crash. BUT I can access the partition from the terminal, in ...
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How do I get mkntfs to recognize an ssd as a block device?

What I'm trying to do I'm trying to use GParted on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS to clone a partition from one device to a newer device (three devices are in play total if you include the one I'm working ...
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NTFS Corrupted. Input/Output Error

I recently had a problem where one of my NTFS hard drives stopped working. I have tried chkdsk /f on windows 10, 3 times with no success. And also sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdi1 , with no success. Is there ...