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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 -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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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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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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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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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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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 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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All files on automounted NTFS partition are marked as executable

I have set up an NTFS partition to automount via fstab: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a # device; this may be used with ...
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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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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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Is it bad to have /home/ on an NTFS partition? [duplicate]

On my new computer, I didn't want to have /home on the system SSD but rather on the secondary drive which is a conventional hard drive. I followed these instructions for moving /home to the other ...
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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 ############################### ...
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Moving from Ubuntu to Windows 7, need hard to be NTFS format

Ok so I want to change operating systems, I got a new PC recently that had no operating system so I installed Ubuntu on it. I now want to install Windows 7 but when I put in the install disk it says ...
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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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update-grub2 not finding windows7 partition

I have Ubuntu10.10 x64 and after installing Windows 7 grub dissapear I log on with my usb to reinstall grub and now grub only shows Ubuntu... Then when I try to do update-grub2 I get this: ...
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Everything seems fine, but “Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened.”

My laptop is set up with separate Win7 and Ubuntu partitions. I set up my Dropbox to link to the default folder inside the Win7 partition, but it was complaining at start-up about not being able to ...
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Does a partition need to be mounted before data transfer to USB?

I'm trying to use Ubuntu 12.04 to transfer data from an unbootable hard-drive in Windows XP to a usb. Does the partition need to be mounted beforehand? Also, I read I could use ddrescue to perform ...
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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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How to make a drive NTFS from EXT4?

I want to know how to make a drive ( non-system ) from EXT4 to NTFS. Can anyone help me out?
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When automount ntfs partition, all file were marked “Allow executing file as program”

I edited /etc/fstab to automount NTFS partition, then all file were marked "Allow executing file as program". How can I fix it? EDIT: When I double click any text file, it didn't show immediately, a ...
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Can't write to NTFS formatted drives

I'm not sure what has happened, but I've all of a sudden lost write access to any of my NTFS external drives. I installed a few games and apps from the software center, and now I can't make new ...
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Ext4 volume as File on NTFS volume

I was running out of space on my ext3 root volume , so I created a Ext4 Volume as a file and saved it on a NTFS partition. Then made this ext4 vol as a permanent mount. Purpose was to have all the ...
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How to protect an NTFS external drive to be use both in Ubuntu and Windows?

I share data between my Ubuntu and my wife's Windows on an external NTFS disc. Sometimes I need to carry the drive with me, but I'm afraid of losing it because it has sensitive and personal info. ...
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Configuring mongo DB to work with NTFS drive

I have 120 GB SSD Drive with two partitions (NTFS with Windows and ext4 with Ubintu) and 2TB NTFS HDD shared between Windows and Ubuntu. I configured my HDD to be properly mounted on system boot: # ...
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Boot-Repair after messing up NTFS partition

I posted this question explaining what happened after I tried to create a new swap partition on a Win/Ubuntu dual-boot machine. I have since created a live-boot USB and installed Boot-Repair. I had it ...
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12.10 install overwrote my windows partition [duplicate]

Recently decided to switch back to Ubuntu. I have a 3TB drive which was running win7. I had 3 partitions. c: for windows d: data e: data Have installed ubuntu before so 'thought' I knew what I was ...
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Why does du show that an 83GB file uses zero space?

In home/{user}, I have a file called ntfs.txt whose total size of files is 83,3GB and whose size on disk is 0B. Its owned and group are both root. The last time it was accessed is the 24/07/2012. ls ...
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Can not get .Trash-1000 working on NTFS auto mount?

I am using fstab to automount a NTFS dive... but I can not get the trash folder to work.... The line when I auto mount in fstab is: /dev/sdc1 /media/Data ntfs-3g defaults,uid-1000,locale=en_US.utf8 ...
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12.04 install partition tool doesnt have ntfs available

I want to manually partition my disk for install. Installing 12.04 only on this laptop, so I create a /, swap, /boot and /home (all ext4) and then I want to create a ntfs for sharing data between Ubu ...
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How can I automatically mount an NTFS partition in Lubuntu on startup?

I run windows on a NTFS partition and Lubuntu 11.10 on the other. I want to access the Thunderbird Profiles on the NTFS Partition when I'm using Lubuntu. But I can't mount the NTFS from the beginning ...
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Error mounting ntfs partition at start-up Ubuntu 11.10 - can only be mounted and accessed as root

I started getting the error "Error mounting partition to /media/Date Press S to skip mounting this partition or M to manually mount this partition" at startup. I haven't found any line changed in ...
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serious error while trying to mount partition xxx ignore skip mounting manual recovery

Yesterday I upgraded from Natty to Oneiric and I got a "Serious error while trying to mount partition /media/xxx. It is an NTFS partition. I chose Skip, I checked the partition with disk utility while ...