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Questions tagged [ntfs]

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

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NTFS volumes read-only since update

Since yesterdays update to my Ubuntu 18.04 desktop system, all the NTFS volumes have become read-only. I haven't had time to research this fully yet; just seeing if anyone else is having the same ...
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Why is my NTFS partition read-only? [duplicate]

Until now, by every boot my NTFS partition (sda3) was mounted for reading and writing and I am the owner, not root. Suddenly, I can't write to it. Here is what fstab looks like, and mount. Could it be ...
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Can't Copy from NTFS to EXT4

Running Kubuntu 18.04.01 bionic. I've tried Dolphin and the terminal but can't copy a .MOV file from 1TB usb drive NTFS to EXT4 on an Asus laptop. The permissions of the NTFS file show world rwx and ...
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Can I setup two NTFS disks as RAID-1 in Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to replace Windows-7 on my desktop. Currently, my PC has an SSD (for OS) and two HDDs configured as RAID-1 (mirrored, NTFS). I'll reformat SSD to install ...
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What is the correct way to unmount an NTFS external drive under Ubuntu 18?

Yesterday, I had my external USB hard drive (NTFS) connected to a client's laptop running Ubuntu 18 because I wanted to get some data off of it. When I was done, I would normally type umount /media/...
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The disk contains an unclean file system [duplicate]

My system is dual booted with Win10 and Ubuntu 16.04. I have a an NTFS partition which i use in both OS's. Everytime i reboot from windows and switch to Linux and try to mount the NTFS partition, It ...
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“Failed to import images from camera” in Darktable to NTFS drive

It started when I was trying to import photos from my camera in Darktable to an NTFS HDD (separate from SSD of OS). This is meant to be a shared drive between my dual boots (Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04). ...
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WoeUSB Installation failed! Exit Code 256. Trying to install Windows 10 on USB from a laptop running 14.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to build a new computer and run Windows 10 on it. I've run into a snag, and can't get the ISO on a USB flash drive using my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. When trying to download the ISO onto 16GB ...
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ntfs-3g.usermap fails with “You have defined no user” on 16.04

The ntfs-3g.usermap command doesn't seem to work for me on an NTFS disk: $ lsblk -no name,fstype | grep sdb1 └─sdb1 ntfs $ umount /dev/sdb1 $ mount | grep sdb1 $ sudo ntfs-3g.usermap ...
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Need help moving data from one partiton to another NTFS

Recently my hard drive on which I had Windows installed got damaged. The other one that I stored my data works fine, thus I want to move data from one of the partitions to another partition so that I ...
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WoeUSB Error Code 256 with NTFS formatted USB

I tried to create a Windows 10 USB boot medium with WoeUSB. I formatted a USB drive with an NTFS partition, but WoeUSB complains with: Installation failed! Exit code: 256 Log: WoeUSB v@@...
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CAnt open NTFS drive in read write on ubuntu - i no longer have windows 10 to fix it

i switched to ubuntu 18, i recall my nfts drive listed, accessing it and even downloading some software in it. BUT -- after reboot ( after virtualbox5.22 installed) I can only see RO read only mode ...
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Create a copy of MFT using DD and convert to CSV?

I am looking for a way to save a copy of the NTFS file system MFT to analyze the dates of last access to the files and also the complete list of files. I have thought about the use of DD to avoid ...
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Several programs can't access files on NTFS volume (VLC, Discord) [duplicate]

I recently set up a new dual-boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 10. The computer has an internal 256gb SSD, which contains the operating system partitions, and a 2tb HDD, formatted NTFS, which ...
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18.04 file recovery question

I have moved to Ubuntu some time ago and was 'migrating' my NTFS filled with datato ext4. I was using GParted to move chunks of free space, and then move the data from NTFS part to it. All was ...
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Why do NTFS partitions have to be mounted separately on media folder?

On a dual boot system with Windows and Ubuntu 16.04, the NTFS partitions on disk are shown with their label names when viewed in Ubuntu. A user has to click on it in Nautilus to mount it. Why is ...
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How to recover data from NTFS partition after accidently running EXT4 dd on it?

I was trying to copy my EXT4 partition as backup and I accidentally putted my NTFS partition containing my data on the dd command. Now my data is lost :( I've tried testdisk but it wasn't able to ...
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samba share write privileges lost

I had a samba shared drive that use to work fine for my ubuntu workstation but wasn't available on Windows computers. The setup allowed for anonymous users to access it and this is not permitted on ...
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Mouting a ntfs partition with “2770” permissions

i can mount the ntfs partition with 0770 permissions using the umask = 0007, from what i understand the final permissions of the folders is got using this formula, 0777 - 0007 = 0770 the problem is ...
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Mount NTFS using /etc/fstab [duplicate]

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.10. Using the disc management tools in Windows I was able to shrink the volume and give myself 200G for Ubuntu. I am trying to mount the Windows partition so ...
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unable to delete .Trash on external drive (Ubuntu 16.04)

I am unable to remove my files from .Trash/ folder on my external hard drive. The file system is NTFS. Files are not in use by any process, therefore might not be locked. Empty Trash menu entry on ...
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Can't access disk D [duplicate]

When I click my other disk D: nothing opens, and the Files file manager window closes. Other disks are opening, but D does not open. That's why I'm running Ubuntu because Windows doesn't open. I want ...
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Cannot shrink a NTFS partition on my external drive

I know how that should be done but it doesn't work. I want to save a (rsync) snapshot of my system with Timeshift on an external drive. I want to save thus a "perfect" exemplary of my system in order ...
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How can I avoid data loss after removing NTFS usb without unmounting

I want to configure fstab in that way that my USB will be mounted automatically. My Hardware has two USB plug. I want to configure one of them for FAT32 and another for NTFS. I added this two lines ...
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My external hard drive is working fine in Ubuntu but not on Windows10

I have an external HDD that I formatted from the get go to work in a dual boot situation between Ubuntu 17 and Windows 10. Following is the details of the drive. It's working fine and as expected on ...
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Dual boot write permission problem

I am having a dual boot system.I can read files from the windows partion in linux but can't write to it.It's showing" destnation is read only". How can i solve this?
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NTFS Partition Will Not Mount or Get Fixed

I am using Ubuntu 18.04, and I'm getting strange results when trying to mount a 1TB external volume to a fresh install. It works 100% fine in Windows, and chkdsk doesn't report any errors. Despite ...
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Health check of external hard drives

What is best way to analyse the health of a large external 2TB/3TB/4TB USB hard drive with NTFS partitions in Ubuntu quickly? I want to get some diagnostic data on overall health of the hard drive ...
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NTFS with Backintime Ok?

Can I use backintime onto a external hard drive that is NTFS file system? Or must I format that drive first as ext4? I am on 16.04 and want to backup before upgrade to 18.04
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Help recovering corrupt files from NTFS partition after chkdsk

I recently install ubuntu 18, i have a dual boot with windows 10. Is common that ubuntu doesn't recognize an NTFS partition where I store most of my data, so I run ntfsfix to open the partition and ...
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Recover partition allocated for readyboost as a swap partition [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial and made a USB formatted as NTFS to the swap to use as a readyboost with Linux. But now I want to recover back to my NTFS file or even the data on the USB. How can I roll ...
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Should I use dd before testdisk? [duplicate]

Should I use dd or similar before I use testdisk? I reformatted an ntfs partition and would like to recover some of the data. I am using live ubuntu. Also is testdisk good for this type of job? Thank ...
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USB file transferring confusion

I am using ubuntu 18.04 with KDE Plasma after i upgraded from 16.04. I did some research and so far i understand that before the actual file transfer, files are cached in the ram so they can be ...
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Problem mounting GPT partition

I tried to search for solution but without any success. I had Windows 10 installed. I deleted it and installed Ubuntu. Second drive has some data but I am not able to access them. It seems I have a ...
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cannot delete file from nautilus on NTFS

I can not delete files by pressing 'Del' key on my keyboard. I don't know why that is. The files are mounted on an external drive that auto mounts at system startup. The drive can be mounted by any ...
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Why has HDD performance degraded severely after moving data to NTFS partition?

I was running Elementary Loki before I decided to move to a dual boot system. I formatted the entire drive and installed Windows using a UEFI flash drive, through which I had issued a simple clean (on ...
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Accidentally used NTFS fix on exFAT external USB HDD, now it's corrupted in Windows

I'm trying to solve another issue with Windows, so I was going to backup my laptop SSD with my hard drive through Ubuntu but it couldn't read it, because it was in exFAT... so I used this command in ...
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Mount options do not match with working configuration

In essence, I'm willing to configure one of my hard drives on Ubuntu 18.04. I've tried a few lines in /etc/fstab yet somehow it changes on startup from rw to ro. Current configuration: UUID=...
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Filesystem Input/Output error but nothing in dmesg

I have an external 1TB HDD that contains an NTFS partition mounted using FUSE. Recently, a couple of small directories on the disk became unreadable, with tools like ls and cp returning Input/Output ...
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Deleted NTFS partition to ext4 conversion

I have deleted NTFS drive in Windows. After I have added it in Linux I did a quick format to Ext4 (sda9), but it says that 12 GB or (2% of the drive capacity) is used. Is this normal? Or should I do ...
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Error Creating Directory /media/new/folder; No such file or directory

I am using ubuntu 18.04. I have a 280GB ntfs partition that i want to use. When I mount it, I only have read access, cant write on it. After some googling i use follion line in /etc/fstab UUID=...
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Unable to access the directory “Windows”

I've this issue when I try to mount my Windows partition. I've already tried to restart and power off both operating systems, but I still get the same warning: Error mounting /dev/nvme0n1p3 at /media/...
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Recovering NTFS filesystem from image

I have a WD Passport 1TB external hard drive that ddrescue managed to save 95% of before the drive stopped reading at all. The recovered data is stored as recovery.img. $ mmls recovery.img DOS ...
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Mount partition with group permission in Ubuntu

I'm newbie using linux OS. I installed dual boot windown 10 and Ubuntu, everything work fine except a little trouble like that: I using MongoDB in win 10 and i don't want backup and import a new ...
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Lost partition after ubuntu install attempt [duplicate]

I have 500gb HDD with two partitions C and D with the same size (232gb) I have Windows 10 installed on C I wanted to install Ubuntu on D During the installation process I changed the D partition ...
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LUKS Encryption of NTFS Partition

I'm going to be doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 on my System76 laptop that currently has one SSD drive installed. Soon I'll be installing a second SSD on the same laptop that will have Windows ...
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How to make a live USB - WITHOUT FAT

I'm trying to make a live USB boot drive for Ubuntu 18.04. I don't want to use Windows, as I don't like (or trust) Windows. Here's the catch: I've found FAT32 to be completely unreliable. Seriously, ...
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Help with ntfs -3g to set permission to a NTFS partition

I have a dual-boot system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 installed. My hard disk has been partitioned with 3 partitions: WINDOWS - (NTFS) ARQUIVOS - NTFS UBUNTU - (EXT4) In Ubuntu I have ...
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Format unreadable external hdd in guest ubuntu OS

I have an external 1TB hard drive which contains a corrupted file system. I cannot format it in windows anyway. I tried command prompt, diskpart and many 3rd party softwares. I get "Data Error (Cyclic ...
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How to mount 8TB external NTFS drive?

I'm trying to do something that I think is fairly simple, but it doesn't want to work. I have an 8TB Easystore that I've been using to store media on for a while (from a windows computer, it was my F:\...