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

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mount windows disk after error mounting [duplicate]

I can't mount the windows disk. I am a new Linux user. Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/dimitris/CE061FB2061F9B13: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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deja dup returns an error

I created a backup of my home directory using Deja Dup. I had the system archive the backup to an external hard drive formatted with ntfs. When I tried to restore the backup to a new install of ...
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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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Is there a better option other than NTFS for a shared HD between Ubuntu and Windows 7?

I have a PC with dual-boot, and I have installed Xubuntu (always newest version) and Windows 7. I have a new HD and I would like to be able to access it from both OS. I suppose NTFS would work since ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Access NTFS partitions with providing root password? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Each time I access the NTFS partition, the system does not ask me for root password. And I don't like this. Is it possible to NTFS partitions only if I ...
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Undelete: Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I need to restore some files deleted from pratition. ben@ben-V5-171:~$ sudo ntfsundelete /dev/sdb1 Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already ...
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Ubuntu Unmounting drive takes forever

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and when I try to unmount a drive after copying data, the Writing Data to Device takes forever, maybe as long and the copy process? This is another thread about this: Unmounting ...
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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 ...
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Tried formatting USB to NTFS and now I can no longer mount it or format it

I recently formatted my USB drive to NTFS using the command terminal however since then I am unable to mount the USB to my pc and when I try to reformat the USB it says that the permissions are set to ...
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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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How a tmp folder set on a mounted folder from another ntfs drive does can report free space from that drive to Audacity?

I have set the tmp folder for Audacity on a mounted folder from a target ntfs drive. But I've seen that Audacity does not see the free space from that ntfs drive but instead the free space from the ...
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Changes made to html / css / js (stored on NTFS partition) are lost

I edit web pages (saved on NTFS partition) using Komodo Edit. As long as I usu Ubuntu (12.04) everything seems to be fine (changes appear to be saved), but after rebooting / switching to windows 8 all ...
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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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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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Problem with mount using option “sec=ntlmv2”

I Have a partition called D:\ shared at a Windows machine, and In my Ubuntu server 12.4 I Have this line at fstab to mount it //10.0.0.39/D$/ /mnt/charles/ cifs ...
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Bypass NTFS checking during boot in GRUB

I want to boot a Linux Live iso from USB. The USB stick is built correctly, works like charm under normal conditions. If I want to boot on a machine with hibernated Windows 8 on it, the boot fails, ...
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automount NTFS partition label (name) in Home Folder tree view

I have a question is it possible to take disk mount icon off the Home Folder tree view? What I mean is I made my NTFS partition automnt adding this line UUID=14E5E253AC7111D1 /media/mount ntfs ...
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Mounting NTFS Truecrypt Volume in Ubuntu with certain permissions

I have mounted a truecrypt volume and I am able to read to it fine. What I want to do is to be able to give full access to the drive. When I tried as root to chmod -R 777 /mountpoint, it runs ok. ...
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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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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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Why some web pages/files saved to NTFS can be accessed in Ubuntu but not in Windows OS ?

I'm having problem opening files which I saved in Ubuntu with Firefox web browsers "Save Page As" in a NTFS partition. The files can be viewed/accessed (using web browsers or text editors or word ...
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badblocks taking really long time. or is it frozen?

so I issued the sudo badblocks -nv /dev/sda6 yesterday. I just woke up and it's still like that. the documentation here http://www.clearfoundation.com/docs/man/index.php?s=8&n=badblocks says ...
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How to use badblocks to scan a certain /dev/sdX to deal with bad sectors

I need to do partitioning to an NTFS drive that gparted said it has bad sectors. (Here's my question: I need help with increasing the size of the file-system partition. Partitioning-o-phobia! ) ...
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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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Constant freezes when downloading torrent to NTFS partition

I'm trying to download some large files and save them on an NTFS partition, but I'm experiencing heavy freezes. This does not happen when I, say, set the torrent location to /home/user/Downloads, but ...
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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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“The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount.” while mounting a NTFS partition [duplicate]

I divided my 320 gb hdd into parts, the parts are shown but are not opening in hte file systems. What should I do? The following message is shown: Error mounting /dev/sda3 at ...
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How do I fix Master File Table using Ubuntu?

So my friend accidentally messed up his MFT and MFTMirr of his NTFS windows 7 drive while installing Ubuntu (my guess is that he messed up the re-partitioning of his drive or something of the sort. He ...
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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 ...
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Copying files with nautilus bottlenecking the whole system [closed]

When I copy files using nautilus, most recently from a NTFS external hdd to a FAT32 usb drive, the system crawls to a stop. Everything, even TTY login is affected. It's impossible to use the ...
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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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How to delete hiberation files from a NTFS parition

I have a NTFS partition having all my media data. Whenever I mount this on Linux it gives the following error : An error occurred while accessing 'Home', the system responded: The requested ...
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Press S to skip mounting error after windows 8.1 installation

I have ubuntu 13.10 and I have just installed windows 8.1 on another drive. After that I restarted to ubuntu and I had to press S twice in order to enter. When I clicked on my Drives "Dati" and ...
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Prevent a partition from overwritten by Windows

I have both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on different partitions on my hard drive. There is a ntfs partition accessible to the two OSes. Under Ubuntu 12.04, how can I make the ntfs partition read-only ...
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Cannot access D drive [duplicate]

Today I did a clean ubuntu installation by removing window 8 from my laptop. I thought that after installing ubuntu I will have no problem in acessing D drive, where i have all my important data.But ...
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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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Ubuntu can't see my 32GB ntfs thumb drive

Nothing happens, when plugged. Blkid doesn't see it either. No luck with Disks as well. It's like it isn't there at all. The thumb drive shows up just fine under windows computers. The ubuntu computer ...
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Can't mount TrueCrypt NTFS volume so I can write to it

I have ntfs-3g installed. I'm with Ubuntu 13.10 TrueCrypt mounts the encrypted volume just fine but it can only be read when i do sudo mkdir or sudo touch i get "cannot create directory ‘test’: ...
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Copying from mounted USB to mounted NAS: permission denied

I have two mounting points in /etc/fstab and they look like this: # NAS mount //192.168.1.2/[mountdir] /mnt/[mountdir] cifs ...
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How can I copy my data from NTFS Error Partition to external medium? [duplicate]

I think I made a beginner mistake when I installed Ubuntu 13. I deleted my Windows 8 and then installed Ubuntu on my main partition as ext4. I also made a swap partition but I left my other 2 ...
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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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What's wrong with my permissions in sudo gedit /etc/fstab?

I keep getting this error when trying to mount my secondary internal hdd... sudo mount /dev/sdb [mntent]: line 13 in /etc/fstab is bad mount: can't find /dev/sdb in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab This is ...
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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 ...
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Used Gparted to shrink a windows partition, can I restore it?

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 ...
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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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Ubuntu not working for USB

I have a USB 64GB (NTFS). I installed Ubuntu 13.10 in the flash drive using unetbootin. Then I try to boot my USB. It keep showing me some kind of error saying "BOOTMGR is missing. Press ...
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Can't see files (created by windows) on NTFS Partition

I have a NTFS Disk that is used to share all my media files between Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Unfortunately after I saved some new videos there using Windows I can't see them in Ubuntu. It just wont ...
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403 apache error with alias to ntfs partition

My machine is currently a dual boot between Ubuntu saucy and Win 8.1. I would like to have a common directory for my web development files and so I'm trying to make an alias for apache pointing to my ...
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I installed linux and replace with window 7 ? how to recover drives data back [duplicate]

i just installed LINUX in my laptop.i had window 7 , i replace UBUNTU with window 7. the drives data(D:, E:) in window is not showing in LINUX. how to recover my drives data. i didn't use LINUX yet. ...
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“Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.” error while booting after Upgrade from 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my Laptop. After manually upgrading the Laptop won't boot any more and I get the this error message :"Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.". ...