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2answers
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Is there a way I can have half my hard drive partitioned to NTFS?

I am currently running Ubuntu off of one hard drive (I currently only have one in my computer at the moment) tried to install windows via a boot disk. I get to the setup and it asks where to install ...
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2answers
41 views

RE : Installing Ubuntu on a NTFS Flash Drive

I wanted to create a bootable Windows and Ubuntu on my flash drive. Due to FAT32 constraint on Windows, I formatted my flash drive to NTFS. But after i installed Ubuntu into the flash drive and boots ...
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1answer
45 views

Why does USB formatted NTFS in Ubuntu work on Windows 7/8 but not XP?

I formatted my USB drive in Ubuntu's disk utility. When I plug that USB into my PC which has Windows XP on it, it shows the drive as corrupted. That same USB works on Windows 7 and 8, just not with ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Need advice on size of Root Partition for latest Ubuntu or Ubuntu clone distro? [duplicate]

I have two Hard Drives a Samsung 750Gigs and a Western Digital Green 2 TB. My current partition scheme consists of only 3 NTFS partitions: 750: C: 75 Gigs Windows 7 Home Premium D: 675 Gigs ...
1
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0answers
378 views

NTFS formatted hard disk's partitions not visible in Windows. Although they are visible in Linux

I have two hard disks. HD1 has two partitions - a NTFS partitions with windows 8.1 and an ext3 with Ubuntu 14.04. HD2 has 4 NTFS partitions. Both of the disks (all partitions) are visible on Ubuntu ...
17
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2answers
944 views

Remove RECYCLER directory from virus infected flash drive

Before you advise me on the option of saving my files and formatting the drive using gparted, please understand that I could have done that hours back and that would have taken only a few minutes. ...
1
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1answer
40 views

Add space from a NTFS partition to Ubuntu

So, i installed Ubuntu alongside my Windows 8 on a 15 GB partition i took from another drive . Ubuntu splitted it into 2 partitions of 7,96 GB and 7,04 GB and i realized that it's kind of small so i ...
1
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1answer
64 views

How to wipe clean an NTFS hard drive, with a hibernated Windows

I tried to wipe clean my NTFS Windows hard drive, to complete my transfer to Ubuntu. However, using the ntfs-3g command resulted in: The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Must I defrag /home in ntsf partition?

I have installed my /home Ubuntu Lts12.04 in an ntfs partition (I need compatibility with some propietary programs in Windows 7 mean while). The question is: Must I defrag that partition ntfs where I ...
0
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0answers
204 views

Sharing git repo on NTFS partition between Linux/Windows dualboot

I've posted this question already stackoverflow but got no answer: click Since I'm having this problem on Ubuntu I repost my question here. I hope this is not forbidden. I'm developing an (Qt) ...
1
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2answers
188 views

How to open NTFS partition on Ubuntu without Windows' hidden files?

My computer is dual boot with Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8, but when I open NTFS partition in Ubuntu, crap files like: System Volume Information $RECYCLE.BIN appear. How can I get rid of these files?
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1answer
71 views

Why some web pages/files saved to NTFS can be accessed in Ubuntu but not in Windows OS ?

I'm having problem opening files which I saved in Ubuntu with Firefox web browsers "Save Page As" in a NTFS partition. The files can be viewed/accessed (using web browsers or text editors or word ...
2
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0answers
132 views

Used Gparted to shrink a windows partition, can I restore it? [closed]

Firstly, now I really understand how stupid it is to shrink a NTFS Windows 7 partition with Gparted when the windows partition manager wont let me shrink as much as I want but... too late! So, I have ...
0
votes
1answer
180 views

Can't see files (created by windows) on NTFS Partition

I have a NTFS Disk that is used to share all my media files between Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Unfortunately after I saved some new videos there using Windows I can't see them in Ubuntu. It just wont ...
0
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1answer
204 views

How do I uninstall Windows XP from my NTFS if I have Ubuntu installed there as well [duplicate]

Hello I installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows XP, Now that I never use Windows XP and I have almost no space for Ubuntu (I literally only have 136mb left) I would like to uninstall it from my NTFS ...
0
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2answers
93 views

How to run WoW?

Actualy I'm new with WINE I just need more time to get it, but unitl this day come I want to play on World of warcraft on Ubuntu, but the problem it's the folder containing wow is not with windows ...
2
votes
1answer
314 views

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. ...
0
votes
2answers
880 views

Ubuntu files are not accessible through Windows 8 [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit alongside genuine Windows 8. I can access both through Grub boot menu (Though the Windows 8 is shown as 'Windows 8 UEFI recovery'), but the problem is, when I ...
0
votes
1answer
125 views

Problem reading files in ntfs external hd from windows xp after installing ubuntu

I am one of the guys that always used windows eventhough i hate it. A month ago i wiped out windows xp from my pc and installed ubuntu. I have an external hd and a second laptop which is left with ...
12
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7answers
3k views

Mounting a Windows folder with writing permissions in Ubuntu

Apparently the answer is here: http://superuser.com/questions/251537/mount-specific-ntfs-directory-on-linux however it is not working as expected. I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
4
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2answers
7k views

Repair NTFS without Windows? [duplicate]

My machine only has Ubuntu installed (13.04) but one data drive is NTFS (because I didn't realize that the disk was NTFS formatted when I started using it). I now used Gparted to reduce the partition ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to install windows 8 along side of Ubuntu 13.04?

I brought new dell laptop which is pre-installed of 12.04, I upgraded it to 13.04. I need some work which will be only available in windows OS. So I plan to install Windows OS in my laptop as a second ...
1
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0answers
76 views

Windows won't boot after using chown on windows partition

I was following this: Mount NTFS partition at startup, with non-root user as owner to be able to use permissions with my NTFS partitions without having to change owner to "root". I did what the ...
1
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3answers
626 views

Storage server with NTFS and Linux on old machine

We have several old computers at home, and many IDE HDD drives. I would like to make a "storage server" from one. SO I want to use its storage as a shared folder. The other computers are Windows 7 / ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How to change NTFS ACLs on linux?

It is not about samba configuration, I want to change Windows permissions on a external NTFS drive, or another partition in my PC whose runs Windows, or even a network directory (but my PC is not the ...
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1answer
814 views

How to install windows 8, on a computer completely running ubuntu? [closed]

I tried booting from the dvd to install windows 8, but unfortunately I can only install windows 8 on an ntfs hdd. So i got GParted, but I can't create a new partition. I was thinking I could hook up ...
1
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2answers
2k views

How to backup Ubuntu partition via Windows?

I wanted to make a backup of my Ubuntu (12.04) partition before upgrading to 13.04, but I've come up against a snag. None of the tools I can find can make an image of the currently-mounted drive - ...
1
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1answer
59 views

Windows filesystems on Ubuntu

I currently have 2 hard drives, 1 running my Windows OS and all my applications, and another for saving all my chunky media files. If I was to wipe my hard drive which holds Windows and install ...
4
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2answers
24k views

How do I mount a hibernated partition with Windows 8 in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I can't mount my other partition with Windows 8, I have Ubuntu 12.10 amd64: Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/ricardo/003E8A7D3E8A6C0A: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
0
votes
2answers
177 views

ntfs D: Partition windows 7

I have similar problem, I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on top of Windows 7, I have all my files on a logical partition D: couldn't access that partition from Ubuntu. During installation I choose to encrypt ...
1
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0answers
2k views

How do I access NTFS partitions from Ubuntu after upgrading from Windows server 2008?

After having my own server at home for a year now I am ready to take the step and replace my windows server 2008 environment with Ubuntu. My server's hard drive is partitioned into three partitions, ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Is the Ubuntu installer capable of resizing/moving existing NTFS partitions?

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 alongside with Windows 7. I already have 3 primary partitions taking the whole disk space. 100 MB system-reserved (primary) 180 GB system (primary) 285 GB ...
2
votes
1answer
96 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
807 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
85 views

Ubuntu recognises other partitions but does not show the contents

I hold up my hand to confess I'm an immigrant from Microsoft and I use the computer as a tool, not a hobby. Ubuntu (12.10) recognizes the partitions used for Windows, e.g. my docs but not it's ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Damaged external NTFS hard disk [closed]

A few days ago, I used my external hard disk (a 2TB Seagate) in order to transfer some files on Windows Vista. During that, I noticed some malfunctions on my system (it was running too slow, Windows ...
4
votes
1answer
213 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
843 views

Why I can't open folders copied from Ubuntu on Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Seeing Ubuntu-made files on an NTFS partition from within Windows 7 Is not possible for me to open whatever folder I COPY from Ubuntu to my Windows partition or whatever ...
0
votes
3answers
466 views

NTFS for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I want to install Windows to my computer. However, Windows needs NTFS -filesystem for hard disk. I want to replace Ubuntu ...
2
votes
0answers
341 views

Mounting encrypted file system on Windows

Is there a way to mount (read/write) an encrypted file system on Windows? By "encrypted" I mean whatever it is that Ubuntu does to encrypt a file system when you choose that option during formatting. ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Share home directory between Linux and Windows dual boot

This question is somewhat similar to How to use Windows Share has home directory, but in this case Windows is not running. I have installed a dual-boot configuration with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows. My ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Resize/Create a New Partition in GParted

So I've been having some trouble recently with Ubuntu and decided it was time to switch to windows. But I have no ntfs partitions on my hard disk and GParted will not let me resize my one large ...
47
votes
10answers
82k views

Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, I get a message that it cannot mount my windows partition, and I can choose to either wait, skip or manually mount. When I try to enter my Windows partition through Nautilus I ...
1
vote
1answer
487 views

Getting data off a windows drive by booting with ubuntu

My question is very similar to this one: How do you repair an "input/output error" in an NTFS partition? But I've given up on repairing the drive, I really just want to be able to get a ...
2
votes
1answer
423 views

NTFS volume recognised as “Unallocated Space” but works with Windows

Moving to Ubuntu, I have a drive with windows on a drive with Ubuntu on and 4 other ntfs drives 3 of which appear fine in both systems 1 however works fine on windows (single ntfs volume) but in ...
1
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3answers
317 views

Lost Windows 7 files

My intention was to have a dual boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 7. Obviously I did something wrong because although I had a system menu on booting (is it normal to appear DOS-like?) which gave me ...
9
votes
4answers
3k views

dual boot missing files on ntfs

I have 3 partitions: one for win7 (ntfs), one for Ubuntu (ext4) and one just for data (ntfs so both operating systems can see them). My problem is that I had stored some files on the data partition ...
0
votes
1answer
240 views

Read/write errors on shared NTFS

Well, i suppose 'errors' is not the best way of putting it, but anyway. Due to the usage of my computer, i have set it up to dual-boot Windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10. Windows is in it's own partition, ...
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1answer
918 views

GUI for setfacl or other NTFS equivalents?

I would like to setup a small office network based on ubuntu machines to replace the current based on windows. One of the requirements is to setup a samba share for file sharing. The problem is that ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...