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

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Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13

I keep a windows partition on my laptop for the occaisional bit of Photoshop work. A while ago I noticed that Windows had disappeared from my grub boot menu and when I try to mount the windows ...
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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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Misused mke2fs and cannot boot into system

I installed Ubuntu with WUBI in Windows 7 64bit, and I had installed Mandriva 2011 with a disk. I tried to learn Linux with Ubuntu and misused mke2fs; after I reboot my computer, Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Shrink NTFS Windows 7 Partition with GParted [duplicate]

I am running a dual-boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. Initially I allocated about 20GB for my Ubuntu partition; however, I quickly ran out of that space and am now looking to expand my ...
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Setting permission for NTFS partition [duplicate]

I have a NTFS partition on my PC. It shares data between Linux and a Windows dual boot system. My /etc/fstab line for that is: #Mount Dati at boot= UUID=01CD9E64E80BD460 /mnt/Dati ntfs ...
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How to make folders like “System Volume Information” or “RECYCLER” hidden, just like it is on windows?

I have this external hard drive, and I used it in windows, now that I use it on Ubuntu, and it is kind of annoying to see files like System Volume Information, so how can I make it hidden? Or how can ...
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Recover files from NTFS drive with bad sectors

A few nights ago I have created a backup of my data on an external 500 GB NTFS USB hard drive. I have then formatted my computer, reinstalled Ubuntu and started transferring back the data from the ...
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Any way of maintaining permissions when using NTFS mounted drive in Ubuntu?

In my web development work, I use Ubuntu almost exclusively. But there are occasions where I need to boot up Windows -- to check a layout in IE, to reslice a comp in Photoshop -- and I want to be able ...
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I get an error when I try to mount a disk to more that one mount point

When I try and mount a disk to two mount mounts I get the following error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or another ...
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How to recover data from NTFS partition that was made into a Swap partition?

I have extremely important stuff on my windows partition which during the ubuntu 10.10 installation,when it said that I should create something called swap space, I selected it to be a swap space ...
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How to retrieve files from a Windows partition from Ubuntu desktop

I'm new to Ubuntu/Linux and I'm thus not very used to working on it. I used to have a Windows 7 and currently I dual-boot. I'd like to change to only Ubuntu. But I don't want to lose any information. ...
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How to mount a directory inside a fs instead of the whole fs?

I've got an NTFS partition which I never need as a whole. When using it from Ubuntu I only need a specific directory of it which I like to have mounted into a dedicated directory under my Linux FS ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Automounting ntfs partition

Ive looked everywhere to fix this problem but I cant seem to figure out why its doing this. I have the following /etc/fstab entry to mount a ntfs partition using ntfs-3g. UUID=01CD842715EC2180 ...
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Curious about how fast Ubuntu copies files

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the normal installer. Things having been working fine, but a few minutes ago I copied a 14Gb file and it said it had copied the file very quickly--so quickly I don't ...
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Restrict access to my home folder from another standard user account

I have made a new user on my machine to be used by my family. But when I logged in to the family account which is not an administrative account, I could access my home folder(which is an ...
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How do I access my Windows partition using the command line?

I had a problem with my Ubuntu install, and I need to uninstall it. However, I have one folder on there with an important assignment in it that I'd like to keep still. I can still get into Ubuntu with ...
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Mount partitions for only one user

Like the title says, is there a way to mount a partition (on boot or on login) for only one user, so that other users can't access the files but only me? I searched for some fstab parameters but i ...
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Missing access rights to other partitions

I have Windows 7 dual booting with Ubuntu 12.04 installed in another partition How can I edit my documents and copy files or create folders in my other three partitions partitions? Trying to edit a ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a partition formatted as ntfs instead of ext4?

Can I install Ubuntu on a partition formatted as NTFS, instead of EXT4? After installing Ubuntu 11.10 using ext4, I keep on getting disk errors at boot up. But on this same harddrive, I have Windows ...
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How do I turn on the executable bit in programs from mounted drives?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 dual booting with Windows 7. I have a couple of games on the Windows partition, some of which can be run with Wine. The problem is that I can't turn on the executable bit on files ...
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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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Can't access from ubuntu to windows 8 drives that install along side it

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 but when I want to access Windows drives I see this error massage: Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/xalid/3A56A42656A3E0BD: Command-line `mount -t ...
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Automount NTFS partition like Nautilus do

I have an NTFS partition that I want to automatically mount so I do not have to open Nautilus and click on it under Devices. If I mount with Nautilus, and then type mount, I see the following line: ...
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unable to mount windows partition

I can't mount the windows 8 partition. I have shut it down properly. When I try to open up in devices, it gives me the following error: Unable to mount 413 GB Filesystem Error mounting: mount ...
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Mount NTFS partition with write access for everyone

How can I mount a NTFS partition so that all user accounts on my machine have write access? My mount options are nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-show,nobootwait,uid=1000,gid=1002,fmask=113,dmask=002 ...
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Dolphin/Nautilus Both Cause System Wide Freeze On Access NTFS Partition

Ubuntu 12.04.1, using either file manager to mount my Windows 7 NTFS partition causes a system wide lock up. Only solution is Alt + SysRq + REISUB. I've run CHKDSK /R on volume to no avail. Anyone? ...
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How do I use a ntfs drive as location for music, videos etc?

I have a Windows/Ubuntu dual boot system, using three drives. Drive1 contains windows, drive2 contains downloads, music, videos and so on, drive3 contains Ubuntu. I would like to have drive2 mounted ...
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Can't see Windows partition in Nautilus

I am on Ubuntu 11.10, installed with Wubi. I used to be able to access my Windows partion from the list of devices in Nautilus, but I no longer see it. What might b.e wrong? Running sudo blkid gives ...
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NTFSprogs uninstalled ntfs-3g package

After installing ntfsprogs package, the package uninstalls ntfs-3g thus I can't mount my NTFS partitions through fstab I have this line in /etc/fstab that obviously does not work ...
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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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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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mount.ntfs taking up 99% of cpu [closed]

I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows with WUBI, version 12.04, and have been recently running into some issues. Every once in a while, I run top and see that mount.ntfs is taking up all of my cpu. It is ...
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'mount -t ntfs-3g' Fails (exit code 1) but 'ntfs-3g' Succeeds

I'm currently on 12.04LTS and I've installed a couple of updates. (not sure which) Now my nautilus cannot mount any NTFS partition (complaining about exit code 1), and indeed sudo mount -t ntfs-3g ...
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Files disappeared in ntfs partition using Ubuntu 11.10

I am working with both Windows 7 and Ubuntu in my laptop. While using Ubuntu I usually save a lot of files in my Windows partition (ntfs), which I use as some sort of common storage place between both ...
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Mounting NTFS directory from within VMWare image

I'm running UBuntu 11.10 as a guest in VMWare Player on a WIndows 7 laptop and would like to mount an NTFS directory in UBuntu but not sure how to go about it. All the directions I've found are ...
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How to synchronize an NTFS partition with Ubuntu One

I have an NTFS partition, on this partition I have all documents, images, music, etc, but I can't synchronize these folders with Ubuntu One.
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Ubuntu and NTFS copying failed

I have 2 partitions on my Ubuntu 10.10, one is ext4 for the system, another is NTFS for my data. While copying my files from my flash disk to NTFS partition (via terminal cp -r command), the light has ...
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Impossible to trash files from a folder which is a symbolic link to a NTFS partition folder

Since a few days and the upgrade of my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04, I cannot send files to trash anymore from some folders. When deleting from Nautilus, I now get a popup saying: “aaa.png” can't be ...
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What causes high CPU usage by mount.ntfs?

I'm in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. mount.ntfs use high CPU--40%. I have Intel Core i5-3210M. Why is this happening? lsblk: NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL sda 465.8G ...
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No permission to automount external HDD using ntfs-3g

I wanted to modify my mount options for my NTFS external HDD so that I can execute programs on it. I added the following line to my fstab accordingly: UUID=CE665A3F665A290B /media/Josh ntfs-3g ...
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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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Why do I get “Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount” when I try to mount my NTFS drive? [duplicate]

I have trouble with mounting my hard disk: Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/quetzalcroix/DataSave: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Partition Alignment Confusion [duplicate]

I have a new Samsung 840 250GB SSD on the way, and I want to make sure that everything is running optimally after install. I've spent many frustrating hours on the internet trying to understand how I ...
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Automount NTFS drives before startup applications

Before I start, I just what to point out that I know how to automount an NTFS drive. My problem is that my dropbox folder is on one of the ntfs drivers that I automounted... When ubuntu starts up, it ...
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chkdsk /r problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: NTFS partition not clearly unmounted PLEASE HELP I got the below error message every time I try to boot up in Linux. I have done all the Wubi stuff properly. I ran ...
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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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Windows can't access linux made folders in external hdd

I have an external hdd with 3 partitions - 2 ntfs and 1 fat32 file systems. In linux I made folder in one of ntfs partitions, downloaded some stuff, and wanted to access through Win7; but windows ...
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Cannot mount NTFS partition in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

After I installed Ubuntu 13.04, I can't mount my NTFS partition. Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/mrxfly/xFLyDiskData: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Speeding up copying between harddrives

I have about 15gb of data that I wish to copy from my NTFS external harddrive connected via USB to the ext4 partition of my harddrive. While copying from my laptop's NTFS harddrive the rate was about ...
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Can't Compile in NTFS Partition

I want to compile a source code in a NTFS partiotion but can not as shown in the following picture: Although i can write files into that partition but Compile NOT! How can i solve it?