I installed Lubunntu 15.10 on my pc and my ntfs partition which I didn't touched at all named in a very weird way I want to rename it so used the Disks to rename after reading this but it shows this error

Cannot change label on mounted device of type filesystem:ntfs. (udisks-error-quark, 11)

and I also want to know how to open a file(like I want to execute a python file) through terminal I read this and tried myself but can't figure out. please help as I am new to Lubuntu any suggestions and links to learn bash terminal commands will be helpful. thanks


I got same exception (Cannot change label on mounted device of type filesystem:ntfs. (udisks-error-quark, 11))

I fixed this by following these setup.

  1. search Disks and Go to Disks
  2. select the partition which you want to rename
  3. unmount partition by clicking pause icon
  4. by clicking setting icon select Edit Filesystem option
  5. change File System Lable popup will show
  6. fill name which you want to change
  7. finally don't forget to mount the partition
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You can't modify partitions that are in use (indicated by a key icon in gparted). If the partition you wish to modify is your system partition, ypu will have to boot with a live USB to change it. Otherwise you can unmount / edit /remount.

Before performing any actions with gparted back up your system!

To change the label on a non-system partition:

  1. Start gparted
  2. Right-click on the partition you want to re-label
  3. Select Unmount
  4. Right-click on the partition you want to re-label
  5. Select Label
  6. Enter the label of your choice
  7. Exit gparted
  8. Reboot or type sudo mount -a in a terminal to remount the partition

To change the label on a system partition:

  1. Boot the system using a Live USB
  2. Follow the procedure above omitting steps 2 and 3, because the partition should not be mounted.
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  • how to do it with live cd( i can use only that) do i have to reinstall the os? and whats that other option – Onix Feb 9 '16 at 13:09
  • how to unmount edit and remount again – Onix Feb 9 '16 at 13:10
  • @Abomm I have expanded the answer giving explicit steps. – Organic Marble Feb 9 '16 at 19:20

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