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A Microsoft file system, used in Windows NT (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10)

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How much free space do I really have on my drive (ext4 and ntfs)?

I keep backups at two, 1.5 GB external hard drives which were both, up until recently, formatted to ntfs. The two hold identical copies of my files and folders. Recently I decided to change to ext4, ...
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No space left on device - though inodes and space OK

I'm running a Ubuntu Dual Boot (16.04 alongside Windows 10), following this protocol : https://itsfoss.com/install-ubuntu-1404-dual-boot-mode-windows-8-81-uefi/ The initial partitioning is not ...
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Formatting dual boot drives

I'm considering a new dual boot system with Win10 and a Linux distro, probably Ubuntu because I'm a Linux noob. I plan to have one SSD for Win10 (system and apps), one SSD for Ubuntu (system and apps)...
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How to disable ls colors on ntfs-mounted partitions only? [duplicate]

I love ls colors and do not want to disable them everywhere, but the ls colors are useless on ntfs-mounted (and probably other similar file systems - like exfat) partitions, because all files there ...
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mount a ntfs windows harddrive permanently at startup

I need some help when mounting a windows hard drive permanently at startup. As far as I red the documentation, I need to add a line in fstab So far I got the Info -- sudo blkid --- terminal /dev/...
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Auto mount ntf with full access/permissions

Asked this question in here: How to take ownership for ntfs mounted drive Post got closed without answering me, tried to follow infos in the links posted by a member there but it doesn't quite work ...
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How to take ownership for ntfs mounted drive [duplicate]

So new user here, decided to change my server to ubuntu 20.04. So far i like it a lot. I'm running into an issue tho, i have multiple hard drives with tb of data all in ntfs. Don't really want to have ...
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Format hard drive with ntfs in order to switch back to Windows [closed]

I want to switch back to Windows, so I booted from a Windows installation DVD, but I can't format my hard drive with the setup. How to format my hard drive as ntfs so I can switch back to Windows?
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Creating Trash for shared NTFS partition

Is there a way to create a trash for the shared NTFS partition with Windows. Whenever I delete something, It says that it can't be moved to the trash and will be deleted immediately. # /etc/fstab: ...
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can't modify old windows partition

i am new to ubuntu and i used to run windows 10 i had 2 partitions c: and D: windows was instaled on C: i formated that partition and installed ubuntu . now when i try to change something in the ...
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NTFS Partitions mounted as read-only on Ubuntu 19.10

It's my first time installing Ubuntu. I deleted Windows and installed Ubuntu 19.10 but now my NTFS Partitions are mounted as read-only even when I change it to read-write it turns back time after time....
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Unable to use find or ls command in a folder containing 50 million files on an NTFS formatted drive

I have a 10TB data drive that is shared on a ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 Pro system (dual boot). It's a NTFS system. I have two folders containing millions of image and xml files (jpg and xml). One ...
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unable to write or create anything on my NTFS partitions [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 dual-boot alongside pre-installed Windows 10 on my laptop (on the same SSD disk, but separate partitions) with a UEFI boot loader. now I can not write, create or ...
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Ubuntu supported file systems and cross OS linking

1) How well does Ubuntu support NTFS? 2) I want to make Ubuntu save all my Documents, Videos, Music, etc... in my /home to the same location that windows 10 saves the. I mean everything except the ...
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“welcome to emergency mode” after ntfs-config

Computer booted to black screen 'welcome to emergency mode'. Now, only with external drive connected it passes through error! I am betting on sudo ntfs-config since I did something with it just before....
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Home and swap partition minimum size

What is the minimum size of the home partition and can I use a pre-used NTFS partition as the home partition?
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Why I can't risize Windows partition?

I got free space in my hard disk, why I cant resize a windows partition? I need to make free space next to the partition of Windows. I'm in a live usb.
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I can't Resize an ntfs drive from Ubuntu (chkdsk has been run, and no errors were found, disk was defragmented)

I want to resize my 2 TB windows partition on a second hard drive on my desktop however there is a warning flag on gparted that gives the following two messages: The device /dev/sdc3 doesn't exist ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Cannot connect to Windows shared network folder

I've been attempted to hook up some kind of shared folder between my Ubuntu VM and Windows 7 Host, Guest Additions Shared Folder is absolute garbage, constantly having file in use issues / text file ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Can't Mount Devices by Double Click on File Manager If They Are Defined in `fstab`

I have few HD with NTFS on my computer. Usually I can see those Hard Drives as devices in the File Manager home (computer:///). By double clicking them they are mounted. I wanted to make sure when ...
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My NTFS partitions are being showed as LDM Data Partitions

I've just installed Ubuntu and completely replaced my Windows 10 because I don't want to use it anymore. Installation went very well and everything is working fine but one issue is that I've installed ...
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Fix Corrupted NTFS Partition from Ubuntu

I try to fix my Windows(NTFS) Drive from Ubuntu. The error messages I got from GParted and other software was Input/Output Error during read on /dev/sda. Or Failed to read SYSTEM.SAV Another ...
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Risk involved in NTFS auto mount

I have Windows 10 and 18.04 dual boot. There are 2 partitions from Windows 10 in NTFS which I use in Ubuntu to access files. It simply clicking the icon in Other Locations. I want your valued opinion ...
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Transport endpoint is not connected

I tried setting up 2 drives in fstab file, one of them worked as expected however the other one gives me Transport endpoint is not connected when I try and do ANYTHING with it, please help. I ...
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I cant write/delete anything on my Laptop disk

I'm very desesperated, i found today when i started the pc that i cant write in my disk partition containing windows(i have a dual boot, one partition with window sand another with Lubuntu 18.04). The ...
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dualboot ubuntu / windows - Can I compress shared NTFS drive?

I can acces the drive just fine on both OS'es. my idea now is to compress it in windows. Will it keep working as it does now?
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Can't access or find Windows 10 files while using Ubuntu, after dual boot

I dual booted my Dell Inspiron 5580(pre-installed with Windows 10) with Ubuntu 18.04. However, I am not able to access my Windows files. I have tried about 3 solutions including: (1) mounting, (2) ...
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Which filesystem <type> should I set on /etc/fstab for an NTFS partition?

I have a dual boot machine with Ubuntu and Windows, with a data partition to share files between both systems. This data partition had once a FAT32 filesystem, and I re-formatted it from Windows as ...
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I am trying to resize my Windows NTFS partition with Gnome Disks Utility

Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type /dev/mapper/isw_ccdhechgd_Raid0p1 * 2048 206847 204800 100M 7 HPFS /dev/mapper/...
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Auto Mount NTFS Drive (on Ubuntu 18.04) to a Folder on Ubuntu Mate (Rpi4, Ubuntu Server 19.10) [duplicate]

First timer here and a Ubuntu noob, hope I can break down my question clearly. So currently have 2 setups: PC with Ubuntu 18.04, with 2 NTFS drives mounted back when I was using Windows Raspberry pi ...
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Impossible to write on NTFS disk

I use ubuntu 18.04.4.LTS and I have a second hard disk. This disk is a NTFS partition. I can't write on this disk (only reading works). I don't have the permission. There is no dual boot on my ...
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“Error splicing file” while reading files from NTFS partition

I have a (possibly corrupted) SSD formatted with NTFS. I’m trying to use Ubuntu to recover data from it. The drive mounts just fine and I can access most files. However, there are a few files that ...
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Error opening documents with WPS from ntfs disk

When trying to open documents (spreadsheets, presentations or text files) with WPS office the following error occurs: Errors occur when WPS Spreadsheets opening this file. Please try one of the ...
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Viewing files from a corrupted Windows hard drive

I apologize if I sound really nooby ahead of time; this hard drive is giving me so many problems... So, it's a windows laptop hard drive that has the notorious "Blue screen of death," I can install ...
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Dual boot: Automatically mount NTFS disk at 18.04 startup with all permissions

I have shared an NTFS disk between Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Windows 10 (I use it to store data which I want to access from both systems (music, documents...)). When I am in Windows 10 I can RWX over all ...
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partition SSD for windows install

Can someone help me partition a USB ssd for a windows install using Ubuntu? Currently getting errors from my windows bootable USB that the partitions are not ntfs, even though they are. Is there a ...
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Will files backed up to a NTFS drive preserve permissions?

When I connect my NTFS external hard drive via USB it auto-mounts. I don't know which mount options it used so I looked at the output of /proc/mounts which says /dev/sdb1 /media/qwr/Elements fuseblk ...
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How do I access an external XBox One formatted drive?

I have read that the XBox One formats external hard drives in NTFS format. My understanding from reading pages such as this one is that NTFS support should work "out of the box". However, when I plug ...
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SSD is functioning on Windows, but not Ubuntu

My setup: I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in dual boot, both on different Hard Drives. I have a third SSD that I'm trying to use on both systems for simple storage, but Ubuntu is not ...
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Reformat Hibernated NTFS Partition or Whole Drive

I've been having a lot of issues with my system, which is dual-booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16. My Ubuntu installation is on a HDD, while windows is on an SSD. Recently my Windows installation has ...
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Why can't I unlock a KeepassXC file located on a NTFS volume mounted in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 19.10, I can't unlock a password-protected KeepassXC file stored on a mounted NTFS volume, but if I copy it to an ext4 volume I can open it. I can read and write other file types to the NTFS ...
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Impossible to Install Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10 from a USB drive using NTFS? [duplicate]

I have a new computer with no disk drive and a Windows 10 (NTFS) partition, and I wanted to install Ubuntu 18.04 in dual boot configuration from a USB boot drive (exactly as I have done before for 16....
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Force mount NTFS partition (damaged blocks)

Apparently my hard disk has decided to get damaged and my Windows NTFS partition is not accessible. I have a dual boot, but the Windows one would not initialise (maybe not solvable). I will more ...
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Auto-Mount NTFS drive via fstab - Ubuntu 18.04

I have modified fstab to auto-mount my secondary hard drive to a custom location and assign owner and group on Ubuntu 18.04. I am facing some issues and I know that probably the problem is on mount ...
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How recover deleted partitions using ubuntu 19.10 bootable pendrive

Accidentally i deleted whole partitions While installing ubuntu with windows 10. Installation was not successful and i lost all my data and partitions. My whole disk is showing unallocated. I have ...
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Finding hard drives on fresh Ubuntu 18.04 install

I have 2 hard drives not listed by Ubuntu 18.04. Gparted finds them as /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc. They are both formatted as NTFS drives. Ubuntu finds /dev/sde, which is an external NTFS drive. How is ...
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NTFS partition resize taking an excessively long time, what can I do?

On a 3TB Seagate Barracuda HDD, I had some free space which I wanted to allocate back to an NTFS partition. Using KDE Partition Manager I attempted to do so, and it's currently been running for over ...
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ntfs-3g-mount: mount failed: Permission denied

When trying to mount a Bitlocker USB drive in Raspbian it throws this error: ntfs-3g-mount: mount failed: Permission denied This command works: sudo mount -o ro,loop /mnt/tmp/dislocker-file /media/...
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Do I need mkfs.ntfs for making a windows 10 bootable device? [duplicate]

I'm making a windows 10 bootable usb device to boot from because I forgot the admin password for my main computer via a fedora virtual machine on virtualbox(was installed before I forgot) do I need ...
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How to format computer hard drive to ntfs [duplicate]

So I have ubuntu right now and I'm trying to get windows by using a bootable usb but when I try to install windows it says that the hard drive has to be formated to NTFS so I have tried formatting it ...

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