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

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Read-only NTFS flash drive refuses to format [closed]

I have this SanDisk Cruzer Edge where it's a write-protected NTFS partition that I got from my dad as I needed a flash drive. I tried using GParted, didn't work, I saw something online that used the ...
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How I can repair an USB Drive mft and mftmirr?

I have an USB Drive that I messed up. I've extracted it improperly, and now it doesn't mount. It has a NTFS file system and I used testdisk on it, but when I try to repair MFT with the Mirror or ...
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how to find files copied in ubunut in NTFS drive

if I copied the file from the Ubuntu system to a passport with NTFS type, is there any solution to find the files I copied as the types are different or it is not copied as the sequence i did is I ...
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How to change UUID of NTFS partition?

There is a way to modify the UUID of NTFS partition by modifying the superblock. Volume serial number is the eight bytes beginning at offset 0x48 in an ntfs formatted drive/partition so, altering it ...
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External Drive DIsk is unrecognised

after reading askubuntu as a guest for some time I decided to be an active part of the community posting here my first question. I bought an HDD of 2TB some months ago. It worked ok, but when I was ...
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Unable to Mount NTFS Drives after upgrading to 22.04

It was working fine in 2.10. Now that I upgraded to 22.04, USB and my dual boot Windows 10 partitions in NTFS are not mounting. I tried Ventoy USB and it was working, was able to browse the contents. ...
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Try (hd0,0) NTFS 5 : No ubnldr Unetbootin

I tried to install linux from usb (unetbootin) and error isolinux.bin missing or corrupt so next check instalation from hdd and this message has been displayed : Try (hd0,0) NTFS 5 : No ubnldr. so ...
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After Ubuntu 22.04 upgrade NTFS is read only problem?

I have a NTFS partition. Before upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04, it was working perfectly and I could read/write/delete files with no problem. However, after upgrading I can only read the disk and it says ...
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Dropbox on a dual-boot machine

I have a dual boot laptop- Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10, both located on same HD, different partitions, and a third one, meant to be for common use. To avoid putting my Dropbox folder on each OS, I ...
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Mount NTFS internal HDD with data to Ubuntu VM on Proxmox

Installed Proxmox on a box. It’s loaded on a SSD, but inside the box I have a 3TB HDD with a bunch of data with NTFS as the file system. I really don’t wanna have to create a new ext4 partition and ...
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Differences in filename restrictions between two externals drives (Ubuntu 20.04)

I'm in the middle of moving data from my old external drive to the new one, but even though they're both from the same manufacturer and both have NTFS systems, the old one can store files with "|&...
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mkfs.ntfs: Maximum label length

man 8 of mkfs.ntfs does not inform you of the maximum length of a label. Which?
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Why I am getting wrong fs type bad option error for ntfs drives?

Last night I gracefully shut down my computer and currently now I getting a weird error like in the attached image. I tried all the possible option but nothing seems to work. This happens for the very ...
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Mount subfolder from NTFS drive via entry in /etc/fstab

I have a NTFS hard drive connected to my Raspberry Pi. The structure of the drive is: F:\ - Images - Other - Movie I would like to mount only the F:\Movie folder in /mnt/disk/Movie in read-only. My ...
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How to fix a corrupt NTFS partition system from ubuntu 18.04?

This is the output after the command ntfsfix: Mounting volume... Error reading bootsector: Input/output error Failed to sync device /dev/sdb3: Input/output error FAILED Attempting to correct errors... ...
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Unable to transfer files from Windows (NTFS) to Ubuntu (EXT4) directly

I'm attempting to mount Windows (NTFS) on Ubuntu (EXT4) so that I can move files directly across. With the following command, I mounted with the correct permissions: sudo mount -o remount,rw '/media/...
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Dual boot and shared data

I am a very beginner and I have the following probem: I have two separate SSD, one for both the OS win10 & Ubuntu studio 20.04 in dual boot and the other (D:, formatted in NTFS) for the data. From ...
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External NTFS drive mounted but unavailable after logout while it is in fstab

I have an external USB-drive with NTFS filesystem on Ubuntu 20.04.2 I have a mounting point at /media/myname/data. I ran sudo blkid and know this device UUID. I have an /etc/fstab with this record: ...
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ntfsusermap for triple boot

I have a triple boot system: macOS, Windows (Fast Boot disabled), and Xubuntu. Beside the OS drive, there's a data drive formatted in NTFS. I use ntfsusermap as mentioned in osxfuse's NTFS-3G guide to ...
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Installing a new 4tb hdd not knowing to go for e.g. ext4 or NTFS as a format, some advice please

To keep it short and sweet: just bought a 4tb disk to replace a broken one. Not sure to use a linux format a.i. ext4 or NTFS. I will mainly use the disk to store music and films and some (Win-)...
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Dolphin Mounts Partition As Read-Only

I'm running Kubuntu 21.10 on my computer and I have two partitions I use a lot, my root partition (with all of the OS stuff) and my other NTFS data partition, with games and large files. As always, my ...
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Error mounting filesystem when mounting external hdd

I'm sure this has been asked lots of times, but I have checked many threads and couldn't find the fix to my specific problem. So I have been using an external hard disk (Toshiba external usb 3.0 1TB) ...
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Unknow error when mounting /dev/sdb1

I tried sudo apt install --reinstall ntfs-3g then the sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdb1, and get this: Mounting volume... Incomplete multi-sector transfer: magic: 0x58444e49 size: 4096 usa_ofs: 40 usa_count: ...
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NTFS filesystem partition detected as unknown on Linux after HDD cloning

I have a problem with one of my partition. I have cloned my HDD with a bigger one to have more space. Now Ubuntu is working perfectly but my second partition (/dev/sda4) which I know is a NTFS ...
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file properties all question mark on NTFS partition

Ubuntu 20.04, when I backup my disk, I found files on C partition (the partition for the dual OS Windows, and only in this partition), have permission and attribute all set to question mark(?). e.g: $ ...
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Cannot change the ownership mounting ntfs drive

Why I cannot change the ownership on mounting ntfs drive? I give uid=1000,gid=1000, etc in my /etc/fstab file, but found it is not working. So I'm testing it out on command line: root@host:~# mount | ...
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How to read proprietary Windows LDM partition (or convert to NTFS) on Ubuntu?

I removed Windows 10 from my 240GB SSD to use Ubuntu 21.10 as default system. But I can't read a partition in my 1TB HD which I created using Windows. The partition I am referring is was on a 1TB HD ...
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How can GNOME Files(Nautilus) use the default settings for mounting NTFS disks with NTFS3 kernel module? Replacement of NTFS-3G and FUSE

Two virtual machines are installed on the host with Ubuntu 18.04 and VMware Workstation Player: Ubuntu Server 20.04 and Windows 11(the "quick start" function is disabled powercfg /h off). ...
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GParted "ERROR: Volume is full. To shrink it, delete unused files." when I'm trying to enlarge (NTFS)

GParted is giving me a wrong error message, which makes troubleshooting rather hard. I've got an NTFS partition, 100% full with one file (the .vdi for a Win10 VM using VirtualBox). I'm trying to ...
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NTFS HDD as a data storage for docker containers

I have a NTFS HDD on which I have various docker-compose setups (e.g. postgres). The NTFS HDD is mounted as NTFS from Ubuntu and when I bind a folder from the HDD into a docker container, when the ...
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How to force NTFS partition to always be mounted as root?

I have a system with Windows and Linux installed, and Windows is installed on a driver with an NTFS partition. I want to make sure that I don't accidentally write to this partition, so I want it ...
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External drive: All created files are owned by root

I have an external USB 3.0 disk which I mount as: sudo mount -t ntfs -o rw,auto,user,umask=003,o+r,gid=science /dev/sda1 /media/external There are 2 problems, which I am not sure how to solve: 1: ...
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Accessing NTFS Drive from 3rd Party Application

I have tried to use P3X OneNote under Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS but I have encountered the problem, that from the application (insert file) I cannot access my NTFS drive with the message /media/peter/Data ...
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NTFS mounts are overwritten

I have downloaded and installed the new Ubuntu21.4. It formatted the entire disk and I lost my NTFS mounts c:\ and D:. Is there any way to recover NTFS Data (images and videos) from the hard disk.
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Can't do any modifications on NTFS disks

I have some NTFS volumes when I used to have a dual boot machine (windows10 and Ubuntu 20.04). Now I only have Ubuntu but these NTFS volumes don't let me crate, delete or copy any files into them. Any ...
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Understanding WSL 2 & Ubuntu in NTFS

I am trying to understand the File System for Windows with WSL 2 and Ubuntu distro. When looking at the root '/" of the file system, Ubuntu operating system is installed in the /mnt directory. ...
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How to make pmount using big_writes option for ntfs-3g mouting?

using pmount to conveniently mount usb disks, some are ntfs. by default pmount do ntfs-3g mounting without big_writes option. how to config pmount so it use big_writes option for ntfs-3g?
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teUnable to mount NTFS partition

I have an SSD with Windows 10 installed. I have been able to mount the partition in the past. However, now, when I mount the partition with Windows on it, I get an error message complaining about a ...
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Resizing NTFS partition in Linux won't work [closed]

I recently switched from Windows 10 to Arch Linux and as I didn't want to lose my data, I left my 2TB HDD untouched during the install and only formatted my SSD. The install worked out nicely and I'm ...
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Not Showing ntfs partitons

Ubuntu ISO loaded on external USB drive. Boot into Ubuntu off external drive via UEFI as a live usb These steps work fine. I can also boot into Windows 10 which is installed on the internal hard-drive ...
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Internal NTFS drives not mounting RW

I am trying to move over from Win10 to Ubuntu (20.04 in this instance) so am beginning to work more in depth with Linux (have played a little with RPi's). I have internal SATA 2x1TB SSD's that are ...
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NTFS Partition is mounted as read-only

I have 2 disks in my system, a primary SSD with Ubuntu installed in it(Firstly, I had windows recently switched to Ubuntu (first-boot)) I also have an internal HDD but it is mounted as a read-only ...
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OneDrive for Linux do not sync in ntfs partition

I began to use onedrive for Linux available at https://github.com/abraunegg/onedrive. I use Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. It works fine if onedrive local folder is on an ext4 partition. Nevertheless I want to ...
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Three paritions appears in my pendrive ntfs, ext4 and unallocated (write protected)

I have hp pen-drive with the model v232w. First I created the bootable image for Ubuntu which created ext4 partition and some unallocated space. Then I tried to create bootable image of the windows on ...
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Accidentally used "cp /file /dev/sdb1"

I'm about to cry, in need of your help... I'm new to linux. I was trying to copy a Windows10 iso to my external HDD. I wanted to use cp command. I saw that my external HDD was sdb1. So I just used cp /...
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Cannot delete file folder using normal methods

See pasted screen shot.Video Home-2 folder shows "content empty" when you right click on it.I must delete it and it gives the included error message. The UUIC internal drive partition type ...
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NTFS signature is missing. Volume is corrupt

I have a remote VPS with Ubuntu 20.04 which worked well yesterday. Today I found out the whole disc is read only. I can not write anymore nor as sudo nor the root. After the search I found command ...
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Migrated to Ubuntu, my external NTFS Drive is now Read-Only [duplicate]

I recently moved over to using Ubuntu 20.04 from Windows 10, backed up files and everything. However, now on Ubuntu I am unable to modify files within my external drive. Running a few commands reveals ...
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Can't mount VHD file in Read-write mode using terminal

I have a VHD file which I am using a bash script to mount, I run this in sudo: #!/bin/bash cd /home/user/Desktop/VMfiles echo "make sure to unmount the VHD before starting up the vm, as theres a ...
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Mounting NTFS partition problem [duplicate]

My external HDD suddenly turned corrupt after reboot. It is connected on USB port. I couldn't mount it. I tried the ntfsfix command and got this result $ sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdg Mounting volume... NTFS ...
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