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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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Why are NTFS partition UUIDs shorter than normal?

If you use the sudo blkid command to view partitions with their uuids or just view the /etc/fstab (considering you have got some NTFS partitions) you will probably notice that UUIDs of the NTFS ...
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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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unable to mount ntfs partition created inside widows 10 [duplicate]

If i try to open any of partition, I get error message in a box. Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/viratraaz/Documents: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How to automatically mount hibernated NTFS to read-only?

Is there any way to set up Ubuntu this way: If I can't mount the filesystem in rw mode, then mount it in ro mode in the same directory. In result I should not come across the notification that the ...
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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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Slow write speeds to ntfs

When writing to my ntfs partition I am getting very low speeds( When reading however I'm getting my maximum speeds): 589824 3% 60.20kB/s 0:04:06 This example is using rsync --progress ...
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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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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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No Windows partition available after installing Ubuntu 14 LTS

After an upgrade of Ubuntu from 12 LTS to 14 LTS version GRUB failed to boot. With a boot repair disk ISO on my USB pen drive I found the Windows partition still exists and could be mounted, but the ...
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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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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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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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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?
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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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Is there a way to make Windows Fastboot and Ubuntu work together?

I have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed in my laptop. The problem is, when I enable fastboot, I can't view Windows partitions from Linux When booting up I think grub does something so ...
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How to check all S.M.A.R.T. logs location

As in S.M.A.R.T log: device log contains only the most recent five errors Is there a possibility to see all logged errors of a S.M.A.R.T Enabled disk? smartctl -xall or smartctl -all The ...
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How to protect essential Windows files on NTFS partition from edit/deletion in Ubuntu?

So I made a mistake yesterday, accidentally deleting essential Windows files when working in Ubuntu (namely NTUSER.DAT). Just quickly my system set-up: I have Windows 7 (NTFS partition) and Ubuntu ...
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Copying to ntfs from ubuntu slower than ext4 - why?

Is copying to ext4 faster than copying to ntfs, because I was making new containers today on ext4 speed was 45Mb on ntfs same container size speed 14Mb, both containers where madden from ubuntu with ...
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NTFS drive mounted generates huge load

I've got an NTFS drive mounted and on I/O it generates huge amounts of load. I'm now running my CPU (amd fusion dual core) at 100%... both. My load average is 3.47 at the moment. Anyone an idea to ...
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Unable to Mount an external hard drive (NTFS)

Ubuntu 11.10. When I plug my external Drive Western Digital MyPassport (500Go NTFS) I named WD. I get the following error: Unable to mount WD Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper ...
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Why doesn't Banshee play music from another filesystem?

I have all my music in all partitions; so that Windows Vista has one, Ubuntu has one and my music, videos and more have one and so that the operating systems have their music video whatever on the ...
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My Ubuntu partition is NTFS?

A while ago I put Ubuntu on my Windows computer. It was awesome, for a while. One day I restart my computer and it boots with an error message. error: No such device ############################### ...