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

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NTFS drive does not automounts

I have an NTFS drive that is set to automount at startup but for some reason it doesn't. (There is another drive with same properties that does.) Any ideas why?
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How to get permissions to execute programs from NTFS hard drive?

I have this problem: I'm used to compile and run .c files with CodeBlocks. If I do that from my Desktop (ext4 partition) it works without problems, but doing this from my secondary hard drive (NTFS ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 does not see NTFS [duplicate]

I am encountering the following problem, Ubuntu is refusing to work within the NTFS file system. This is the error I get: Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/user/DATA: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" ...
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Unable to mount drive with NTFS partitions anymore

I have gone through the the other questions about mounting NTFS partitioned drives, but I have found my issues to be of a different nature. I was very happy using this SATA drive with a PCI card in ...
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Making /media/mightyalex200/Data ( NTFS HDD) a RWX

I need to make /media/mightyalex200/Data accessible for me (or everybody) as RWX. The only problem is that the Data HDD is a NTFS drive and I have no idea how to use ntfs-3g. I'm also new to Ubuntu ...
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Can't mount NTFS partition

Well, I have Windows 8 running on another partition. I had Ubuntu 11.10 and was running perfectly, I could mount the windows partition. Now, it says that the partition is hibernated. But it is not. ...
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NTFS drive Permissions on new files/folders with Plex

So as the only user that uses this computer if I add a new folder or file into my external hard drive, the same drive I use for my Plex Media Server, from another computer, device, etc. Does that or ...
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NTFS disk is read-only and I can't change to read & write

I have used Windows 7 for a long time and thought to give Linux (Ubuntu) a try. I have two hard drives, one 120GB, other 1TB. First one is for OS and software, while the 1TB disk is for data and ...
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Xubuntu: how do I automatically mount external NTFS drive with writes allowed?

I would have thought mine was such a common question that there would be a simple solution already built in to xubuntu - but there isn't. I have 2 separate external hard disks and connect them to a ...
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Copying .exe files from ext4 to ntfs

maybe a silly question but.. why cant i copy an .exe file format from linux (ubuntu 14.04) to windows 8.1 without corrupts when i try to execute it? I can copy some others file formats like images ...
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I can't mount my HDD on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

Since I reinstaled my Linux partition with Ubuntu 15.04 I can't use my other HDDs, it gives me an error: Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/xavi/NUCLEO: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Script (nobody/nogroup) can't write files to NTFS share - permission denied. Root can write

I have a simple script that is (trying to) unzip a file to a mounted Windows 2012 share. It is normally launched as a Postfix alias when a new email arrives, but even when I run it as root I get a ...
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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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HDD format supported by 50 GB files in Ubuntu

I just formatted my HDD 2 TB Buffalo to NTFS by Debian 8.1 but noticed that my Ubuntu does not like read it by giving an alert that the NTFS format is not readable by the system. I need to transfer ...
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HDD error when mounting

When I plug in my external hard disk drive I get this error message: Error mounting /dev/sdf1 at /media/makermex/Seagate Expansion Drive: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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NTFS partition not access able from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I cannot access ntfs partitions from ubuntu 14.04. How can I resolve this issue? The error message is given below: "Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/jimmy/New Volume: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" ...
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Permission Problems with Newly Formatted Drive

I'm using an old Windows PC as a NAS, it has 3 drives in it. I wiped the system drive and installed Lubuntu but I left the other 2 drives NTFS. Directories on them were mounted as shares using cifs ...
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How to hide a(n) (NTFS) partition from ubuntu

I need to hide an NTFS partition from listing in the nautilus. How can I achieve that? Is there any tool to do that? And how can I hide files in ubuntu (except . operator)
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Unable to mount external NTFS HDDs due to duplicate UUID

I'm trying to setup /etc/fstab to automatically mount two external NTFS hard drives on boot, and decided to use the UUIDs as reference instead of the device names. Strangely, blkid reports that both ...
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I have a dual boot windows 8.1 with ubuntu 14.04. Unable to access drive, How can i solve it?

Unable to access “VIDEO” Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/ashru/VIDEO: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda8" ...
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how to access to a NTFS mounted disk from terminal

I have found a lot of tutorial on the web that how to mount a NTFS drive but I do not find any tutorial how to access a drive from terminal after mounting. Like what to write to get access after ...
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Tablet BIOS (UEFI) won't accept boot from USB

I have a x64 tablet running win 8.1. I am trying to install different Linux distro's. Unfortunately I am having trouble booting up from live usb. I got all set up in bios, turned off secure boot, ...
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Kubuntu Fails To Mount NTFS on startup, then succeeds but it's too late

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 x64, I'm a complete noob at Linux and Kubuntu and have never asked a question on here before, and I have a NTFS partition on my HDD that is shared with a Windows 8.1 partition ...
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Problem when booting Ubuntu - Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery

When starting Ubuntu I get an error message that says: An error occurred while mounting /windows. Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery. Searching the internet I saw that I should open ...
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Can't mount drive - no such file or directory

On the back of this question: How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition? I can't mount my external drive. I tried both: /dev/disk/sdd1 and /dev/disk/by-label/Newx20Volume ...
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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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Mount type always set to none

Wish you a good day! I want to mount a folder with type ntfs or ext2 or ext4 in order to set permissions for files in that. This is how I did: tudinh@Acoustic:~$ sudo mount --bind -v -t ext2 -o ...
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Is it ok to use “permissions” option on top of “defaults” in /etc/fstab for ntfs-3g?

When I use ntfs-3g GUI tool it automatically appends "defaults" option for each NTFS partition on my hard drive (Dual boot with windows).As a result every files & folder are owned by root. Now As ...
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i can't access my partions [duplicate]

When I´m going to access my partion it showing this error: -Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/murali/murali: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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External drive permissions - unable to change [duplicate]

I have an external drive (format to NTFS) and I would like to be able to run a bash script on it. At the moment it won't let me set permissions to execute for my bash script using chmod +x {file} ...
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scrounge-ntfs problem after its done

I ran this command: sudo scrounge-ntfs /dev/sdb2 206848 145221631 on my brothers HD. Now I've got loads of files in my root directory and there's an X on every icon and they can't be open. When ...
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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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Problem accessing Windows 8.1 drive from Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C50 laptop which came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) alongside Windows as a dual boot system. However, I can't access any of my ...
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Unable to save file to ntfs partition from windows

I changed the fstab entry for my windows(NTFS) partition to /dev/disk/by-uuid/E87231007230D552 /windows-partition auto nosuid,nodev,nofail,permissions,users,auto,exec,umask=0022,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 ...
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Error Mounting Drives [duplicate]

I have recently installed lubuntu in my PC alongside windows 8.1 and every time i open windows 8.1 my local drives in lubuntu won't open.It says that it has mounting problem. Error mounting /dev/sda2 ...
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Filesystem recovery using Ubuntu

I have accumulated a number of failed pc's and would like to retrieve all data from them. They all have some form of Windows and I would like to know whether it is possible to remove their hard ...
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automounting in ro mode (or with any options) ntfs partitions fails

It seems that it has been more than a year since this bug has been fixed: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180663 When can we expect an update in the Ubuntu distros. I spent about half a ...
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How do you repair an “input/output error” in an NTFS partition?

I replaced a buggy Windows Vista installation with Ubuntu. All works fine except that the main HD where I had all my files are now inaccessible. Here is the error message I get: Error mounting: ...
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I am unable to access my drives [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/suresh/PERSONAL: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda5" "/media/suresh/PERSONAL"' exited ...
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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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Can't mount a USB pen drive

It's 4 GB USB pen drive. Formatted NTFS. USB2. Works fine on windows on the same computer (and others). It has the contents of a windows xp installation disc. ...I just cannot mount it. When I ...
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do I still have to defrag my NTFS drive

so I know that my primary ext SSD doesn't need to be defragmented, but I have a storage HDD that is formatted as NTFS. Does this drive still need to be defragged? If so, what programs would you ...
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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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How to specify block size when formatting?

I need to format a 4 GB Pendrive with blocks size of 4 KB in NTFS format type. I understand that I can do mkfs.ntfs /dev/sdb1 to give NTFS format. But is there any way (parameter or something like ...
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Access old NTFS partion to read files [duplicate]

I tried to access my old NTFS partion to read files only that are very important. It told me that it's hibernated and I can read the files only (which would be no problem for me). I searched on the ...
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How to allow other users to access a mounted NTFS partition with a UserMapping file?

I can't get users other than me or root to access the files on a mounted NTFS partition. The answers I've found to similar questions usually mention to set the uid and gid options. In my situation I ...
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Formatting Ubuntu, into NTFS and re-installing Windows? [duplicate]

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 and before Ubuntu I had Windows 8.1. I've just realized that although Ubuntu runs faster, there are a lot of things that you can't do with it. I have a Windows 8.1 ...
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How to recover a HDD with first 4MB deleted?

I have a 500GB Western Digital MyBook II which was partioned with one NTFS (pretty sure, but may also have been FAT32) partition spanning the whole disk (partitioning and formatting done with WinXP ...
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Help with corrupted NTFS partition

My Ubuntu isn't able to mount a partition. It suddenly became unreadable because of a corrupt Master File Table. chkdsk /f is unable to correct it, saying: Windows will now check the disk. Corrupt ...