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

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Recover NTFS partition after creating FAT partition

So I wanted to reformat my USB drive using Gparted to FAT32 but ended up formatting my second Harddrive instead. I first deleted the NTFS partition and then created the FAT partition (I know... Its ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: External HD USB3 not recognized once formatted NTFS

I have a External HD with USB3 plug. I hooked it on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04, formatted the HD with NTFS (slow formatting), copied files to it, then ejected it safely. Since then, when I re-plug ...
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777 Permissions not working NTFS FSTAB

I am adding an external drive to my owncloud server. The drive needs to have permissions for the PHP program (www-data). The drive in question is a NTFS at 777 with the owner as me and the user group ...
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Error mounting a drive

Hi. I have an ssd and an hdd drive on my computer. I installed Ubuntu on SSD. When i try to mount the hdd i get the error from the image attached. Tyed several terminal lines i found around here and ...
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NTFS partition not access able from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [on hold]

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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Cannot mount 2 windows merged ntfs volumes in ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

when my brand new Ubuntu is trying to mount my two hard drives that was merged in windows 7 I get this message: Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/luttikon/Media 1: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "...
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Hard Drive invalid NTFS and hidden partition

Hi i recently bought a western digital green 2To and put it in an enclosure to use it like a simple external hard drive. I tried to name it and format it in NTFS through the disk utility. It worked, ...
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Unable to access a Drive [on hold]

I am new to this platform so I don't Know much about Ubuntu, Now I have installed the latest Ubuntu version that is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64 bit), I already have windows 8 installed in my PC and I have ...
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NTFS Disk mounting

How I can mount windows NTFS drive? I am double clicking on drive icon. But showing no permission.
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NTFS Signature is missing

So I got a new secondary hard drive caddy and formatted it to NTFS. I forgot to partition the drive after formatting, rebooted, and now I can't access the drive that has around 400 GB of data on it ...
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Repartitioned USB drive (FAT32 to NTFS), now cannot mount/access from command line

I needed to format and repartition my USB drive from FAT32 to NTFS in order to install Node.js live-server (cf. npm live-server install: symlink error (even when running as root/admin)). After ...
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Unable to mount NTFS drive

I'm new to Ubuntu and am trying to re-mount my internal 3Tb hard drive. It had been working, but when I restarted the system, it wouldn't mount. I've tried every solution that Google could find, but ...
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External HDD no longer working on 16.04 (Seagate)

I have a 2TB seagate HDD on USB 3 that I used for backups on 15.10. When plugging it in to 16.04 I now get this message below. Does anyone know how I can get it working again? I have literally ...
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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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How to recover files on NTFS partition

I have very, very horrible problem. I have 3 partitions in my computer: Linux, Windows and NTFS Data and I have a problem with the Data partition. It is... empty?! I lost a lot of news materials for ...
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Ubuntu [Ubuntu Studio, here]'frequently' fails to load NTFS file system partition from a Windows dual boot installation [duplicate]

It used to work fine, but many a times, Ubuntu studio fails to open the NTFS partition from a Windows Dual boot installation. Tried booting windows and shutting it down. Then it starts working. Is ...
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how to solve my mount error problem in my laptop [duplicate]

I am getting this error when I try to open one of my partitions in the hard disk. Error mounting /dev/sda7 at /media/user/Personal: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=...
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Xubuntu: how do I automatically mount external NTFS drive with writes allowed?

I have 2 separate external hard disks, and connect them to a USB port at different times. I would like them to be automatically mounted as read/write. In fact, I can write new files to them, but ...
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Interruped Gparted NTFS resize. Still have access to drive but GParted cannot read contents

I have an external 1TB HDD (USB) formatted to NTFS, and wanted to shrink the partition about 300GB and create an ext4 partition. So I opened up GParted and done that. During the resize partition (...
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Slow copy/move transfer rate

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am experiencing extremely slow transfer (copy/move) rates between my Ubuntu drive (SSD) and an NTFS 7200rpm HDD (SATAII) that I use as storage. By slow I mean around 1-1....
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FAT32 / NTFS + isofs on USB

I have a bootable USB disk: # dd if=/path/to/os_image.iso of=/dev/sdb (...everything OK...) # sudo dumpe2fs /dev/sdb dumpe2fs 1.42.9 (4-Feb-2014) dumpe2fs: Bad magic number in super-block while ...
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mount: can't find /dev/sdb1 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab

Recently I've notice that my additional drive on my Lubuntu 14.04 works only as read only. I tried a hundred ways to make it mount as rw but nothing helps. Even sudo seems powerless... My setup is ...
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A new Sandisk Ultra usb 3.0 stick reformatted to ntfs stopped working when accidentally full

I bought a SanDisk Ultra 16GB 3.0 USB stick, reformatted it to ntfs and "managed" to copy too much data on to it. After that it is undetectable in Ubuntu as well as in Windows (10). I have tried fdisk ...
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ubuntu 15.10 not showing windows 10 NTFS Partitions

Recently I was trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on laptop(for dual boot,windows 10 & Ubuntu 15.10).But in choosing partition, I formatted(in ntfs file system) one ntfs partition to install Ubuntu,...
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Unable to mount hard drive “NTFS $Bitmap” and fsck not working [duplicate]

I'm a noob so bear with me on this. Back Story: Windows 10 corrupted my Hard disk, now trying to fix it via Ubuntu 15.04 on a pendrive. What I want to do: I need to mount my hard disk with ...
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NTFS partition - can't resize

I've got a WD My Passport 1TB drive formatted as NTFS. It had 600GB free and so I wanted to create a 100GB ext4 partition and install Linux on the 100GB. So I opened GParted and tried to resize. It ...
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Can Ubuntu touch read NTFS formatted micro SD card?

I get the following error: Failed to add storage device. Make sure device is formatted correctly. I was under the impression that Ubuntu can read NTFS formatted discs. Is that correct? FAT has a ...
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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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My external hdd not mounting on ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

Heres the error message i get every time i try to mount it via terminal The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sde2': ...
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Can't access some files (NTFS), permission denied (not even with sudo)

Got a screwed up Surface Pro 2 and any recovery attempt on the Windows 10 installation has failed. So to save all the files I booted up the device with 16.04 LTS Live USB. The filesystem mounts ...
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Fix corrupt NTFS partition without Windows

MY NTFS Partition has gotten corrupt somehow (it's a relic from the days when I had Windows installed). I'm putting the debug output of fdisk and blkid here. At the same time, any OS is unable to ...
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Automount Removable NTFS Partition with Permissions

I have a USB drive with an NTFS partition. When I plug the drive in, it will be automatically mounted in /media/user/ (this is Ubuntu 14.04). I would like to use POSIX permissions so that I could ...
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Can't copy to external harddrive because of error: “invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character”

I have an external USB HD that I want to backup my music to. When I try using rsync or cp, most files copy, but some don't because of this error: invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character ...
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Cannot mount some partitions

About two weeks ago I had a problem with my PC that my brother wrote a question about at PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair. I still haven't solved the problem, so my PC is unusable now....
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Why am I still unable to run a script on NTFS partitions after remount with suitable perssimions?

I use a mobile hard disk in ubuntu and I want to run scripts on the disk. At first, the permission is denied. Therefore, I followed the advices in this answer How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (...
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converting a usb ntfs drive to ext3/4?

I currently have 3 external USB drives in NTFS mounted to my Ubuntu box that i just took off my windows box. Looking to permanently convert them to a Nix partition but i dont have the spare hard drive ...
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Is there a way to run a command in fstab if a mount fails?

I have an NTFS partition used by both Windows and Ubuntu. However, mounting sometimes fails, and I need to run ntfsfix. Is there a way to automatically run ntfsfix if that partition fails to mount?
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb I get this error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or ...
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I got the error “resource is busy” while trying to mount my hard drive

While trying to mount my hard drive to copy all the necessary data from my broken drive to this one, I got an error saying: # mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/dominik/ fuse: mount failed: Device or ...
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Unable to access “895 GB Volume”

Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/mdnazmossakib/01D189A576840DF0: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda1" "/media/...
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hard disk not mounting

it shows error like Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/mrityunjay/LENOVO_USB_HDD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Windows 10 causes errors in Ubuntu when accessing NTFS drive [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 I have been getting the following annoying error in Ubuntu after improperly shutting down windows 10. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/chase/...
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copy a file from PC to thumb drive

I have a question about the Ubuntu file system. copy a file from PC to thumb drive. when file copy process is done(File Operations frame is off) , I unplug the thumb drive. and I found the file is ...
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ubuntu 14.04 cannot open NTFS windows partition

I'm using dual boot win 10 and ubuntu 14.04, after few times using win 10 I want to acces my files from ubuntu. But when I want to mount the partition this error message appear. I had completely ...
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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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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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How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition?

I have a script that I need to execute on an NTFS partition. The script's permission is set to 600. I attempted to modify the permissions by running chmod 755 script.sh, which doesn't report a ...
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mount ntfs partition without booting into windows [duplicate]

I want to mount my hard drive NTFS partition with read & write permission. But i am getting this error. The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused ...
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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, ...