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

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Is NTFS drive causing Ubuntu 24.04 to hang sometimes?

Ubuntu 24.04 running on my custom built PC hangs sometimes (intermittently) without any logs. Unfortunately, when it freezes, the keyboard and mouse become unresponsive, requiring a forceful power off....
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Is it possible to save Internet links as .url instead as .desktop files?

Saving Internet links is easy. Just drag the address to a folder and let it create a shortcut. No problems on Linux. Now on dual boot systems with Windows and NTFS shares or Samba shares, this causes ...
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ntfs external hard drive does not mount

I was trying to copy a bunch of files from my father's 1TB SDD NTFS external hard drive to my Linux desktop. The computer froze and I couldn't do anything but move the mouse pointer. It wasn't ...
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NTFS not accessible on Ubuntu Budgie 24.04

I have installed fresh Ubuntu Budgie 24.04. I am unable to access the Windows NTFS filesystem. Initially I was unable to access Windows data. Then I created a new NTFS partition. Initially it was ...
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mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/mnt/ntfs’: Input/output error

I have an ntfs disk and am trying to mount it. I have installed the ntfs-3g and while trying to mkdir ntfs in /mnt sudo mkdir -p /mnt/ntfs I get the error mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/mnt/ntfs’: ...
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Installed - lost data

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 through flash drive, installed on my second drive (I have 2 of them). And in installing I wanted to choose empty space I made for it, but it wasn't able to use it and I chose ...
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Mounting NTFS with NTFS-3G while using nautilus

I am using nautilus on Ubuntu 23.10. Whenever I plug in an external drive, it shows up in the sidebar. When I click the name, if the drive is formatted as NTFS, it throws an error with the following ...
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My external HDD not mounting and not being seen

So a few months back I was using my Toshiba 1Tb external HDD and when I was done I unmounted it before taking 'Safely Remove Drive'. Not thirty minutes later when I went to reconnect it, it wouldn't ...
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ls and find give "invalid argument" when passing no argument

I have an external hard drive, formatted with NTFS. On it I have one folder with about 100,000 files, totalling about 140GB (excluding overhead). I'm finding that I can no longer list the files in the ...
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the folder content could not be displayed input/output error

I'm new to Linux and I have Ubuntu Budgie (Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS) (Budgie version: 10.6.1) (OS Type: 64-bit) I have this ntfs type HDD: I checked its file system: I saw that it's not damaged: but when ...
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Changing Linux file names to NTFS-compatible file names [duplicate]

I must create a bash shell to rename the file names in a directory structure. In case the file name contains \ or : or a space it should be translated to _, _, and - respectively. I'm trying to use a ...
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Problem with NTFS disk

I have HDD disk with two NTFS partitions, which I created in Windows 10, but Ubuntu sees only one. Disks utility shows both partitions as one. Disk model: ST2000DM008-2FR102 Windows 10 is on a ...
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Recovery files possible after being overwritten by Ubuntu install?

Good evening, Unfortunately I used a data-containing USB-drive with the Ubuntu 22.04 Installer ISO. This was of course a very stupid action and I want to see if I somehow can turn back this stupidity. ...
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"Error Mounting dev/sda at /media/fjdpaco/USB Stick:Unkown error when mounting dev/sda" [duplicate]

I have an Acer Aspire3 laptop, and I am trying to open up a Memorex 8GB USB stick from the Files application in Ubuntu. I Given that I have important data I don't want to accidentally destroy I don't ...
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Can only mount external drive with sudo

I have a 2TB external drive with an NTFS partition. If I connect it to my main desktop, it mounts fine in Dolphin - I just click the drive when it appears on the sidebar, and I can see all the files, ...
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rm -rf returning "rm: cannot remove 'PATH': Directory not empty"

I'm trying to delete a folder on an NTFS drive mounted to /media/soup/ntfs_d/ but it's resulting in a some strange behavior. For context, a while ago I deleted some files via Dolphin which apparently ...
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Too many levels of symbolic links - moving a Windows installation

I have an NTFS drive containing a bootable Windows 10 drive C installation. In Ubuntu 22.04, I am using Files (is it still Nautilus?) to move that installation to another NTFS drive. Within that ...
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Error when mounting ntfs disk after crash

I ran rdfind on my backup disk, causing my system to freeze. After a forced restart, the disk showed 0 bytes in partition manager. I managed to mount it in Windows, and then the bytes used got fixed ...
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Problem with mounting USB drive

I have occurred a problem with mounting USB drive. About a week ago there was no problem with it. Error as in pic. When I mount it manually through terminal it works fine, but I have to do it every ...
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Folder Transferred from SSD to HDD is not showing after reboot

I moved the 18gb folder from my SSD to HDD. After the successful transfer I even open the files, but once I reboot the system that folder disappeared. I even checked the total size of the drive it has ...
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MOUNT.NTFS consuming almost 100% CPU when sf2 or sfz file loaded on Bitwig Studio 5.0 from internal SSD

MOUNT.NTFS process is consuming almost 100% CPU when sf2 or sfz file is loaded on Bitwig Studio 5.0 from an internal SSD. Not just for files which are big but even for small files like 10 MB, MOUNT....
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NTFS formatted HDDs doesn't show in Ubuntu server

I formatted two HDDs in win11 with NTFS and then I moved those to a server with Ubuntu server. Now the os doesn't find those new HDDs. What did I do wrong. I am a beginner with the linux environment. ...
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Want to format UDF Usb Readonly drive to NTFS

new here. I have a usb of 32gb which I got form a course I enrolled. Now I want to format the usb and use it for my personal use but I cannot format it. Can anyone help or should I just throw it?
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Losing files on external BitLocker encrypted drive

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 and have an external encrypted with BitLocker HDD which I use to store sensitive data such as personal and family photos and videos. Today, as usual, I decided to move some ...
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Errors Mounting HDD NTFS Partition

I have been having this error mounting only 1 partition of 3 on my HDD, I looked around and tried ntfsfix which gives me that everything is fine, i tried ntfsck and got the following results: ntfsck ...
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23.10 Cannot mount USB key

I've just updated Ubuntu to 23.10 but I cannot mount my USB key anymore (NTFS). Here is the end of dmesg : $dmesg [ 217.932240] ntfs3: sda: It is recommened to use chkdsk. [ 217.939261] ntfs3: sda: ...
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Auto mounting ntfs partition via gnone disks leads to input/output error when renaming files

I should preface this by saying there are a couple of posts about this on here but there are no answers so I figured I would post this with a little more context. The problem only happens when auto ...
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Mounting NTFS partition: old fstab cached?

Ubuntu 22.04, dual booting with Windows 10 with a shared NTFS drive for data storage. Using Dolphin as my default file manager. A long journey down the rabbit hole into fine tuning the mounting ...
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Renaming Files on NTFS drive via File Explorer lead to Input/Output Error in Directory

Working on a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on hardware that was a mid-tier gaming PC when custom built about 12 years ago. 2 hard drives, primary was reformatted with 4 partitions: swap, boot, OS, ...
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How to fix NTFS formatted hardware

I just recovered from an issue here: 22.04 not mounting NTFS flash drive (not "Fast Boot" issue) Many of the answers/comments on this website related to the issue I experienced, had to some ...
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22.04 not mounting NTFS flash drive (not "Fast Boot" issue)

The damn 22.04 won't let me use the usb drive. It is not the usb drive as it works fine in a Windows machine. It is formatted as ntfs: As per this answer (Ubuntu 20.04 Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /...
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Is there a zero trust way of burning a Windows ISO to flash drive? [duplicate]

Windows 11 has a file larger than 4 GB, so creating a bootable USB is not as simple as doing dd. There are tools like WoeUsb, Rufus, etc. that can do it, but they all require trust in third party ...
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Dolphin: custom folder icon (NTFS volume)

if I select a custom icon for a directory within an ext4 volume (e.g. a directory under home), the icon is applied properly. A .directory file is created, which contains the path to the icon. However, ...
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How do I give other users permission to access ntfs partition?

Only adm users have access to the ntfs partition, how do I change this? Edited: My ubuntu is 22.04 Thank you
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Cannot create file that doesn't already exist

I'm trying to create a file by writing to it, and I'm being given the error that it does not exist (of course it doesn't --I'm trying to create it!) I know about the problem where the path to the file ...
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Cannot write to NTFS partitions after upgrade to Kernel 6.2 (Ubuntu 22.04LTS, xfce)

I am dual-booting Windows 10 with Ubuntu (both OS reside on different physical disks). I am using XFCE desktop, not a clean Xubuntu install, but changed from a standard Ubuntu installation a while ago....
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Apache unable to write to NTFS automounted drive

I've a main ssd drive where os is installed I have also a second drive (NTFS auto-mounted) where all www is hosted All was working fine and Apache could load/write/etc. files into this NTFS partition ...
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How to copy NTFS files that have a dot at the end of the filename

I am using MATE and Caja. I want to copy files from an NTFS drive to another NTFS drive. When the copying process reaches a file which has a dot as the last character in the name (e.g. ABCD.) then I ...
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Data in NTFS partitions not shown in Ubuntu

I am dual booting Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22.04, both OS's are on a SSD. And three NTFS partitions on a 1TB HDD as storage for both OS's. These NTFS partitions could be accessed from both systems until ...
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Mounted NTFS partition with 'reading directory '.': input/output error' exclusively on paths with Umlaut

I had to recover an SSD that wouldn't boot. I created a DiskDump, decrypted via dislocker and the recovery-password. I can read all of the contents, with one exception. All folders that contain an ...
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How do I give network share users permissions to access mounted NTFS drives?

I have a machine I've just set up running Ubuntu 22.04.2, and have 3 NTFS hard drives mounted in the filesystem. I'm running a Plex server on the machine so have run into issues already with NTFS ...
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Poor NTFS performance

I'm getting very poor write performance on an external USB HDD that has an NTFS partition. I know that the sync option can slow down NTFS quite a lot, but that option isn't on for me: rw,nosuid,nodev,...
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Kubuntu 22.04 stopped to mount Intel RAID0 device

I'm dual-booting Windows 10 and Kubuntu LTS for years. I have Intel RAID0 created in BIOS long time ago. I can confirm both Kubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10 could work with it. It has NTFS filesystem. ...
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How to eliminate "ghost" folders and files?

I have folders and files on the external HD (ntfs) that do not want to be eliminated. From Shell I can't view them actually but in Dolphin they are present. They are annoying because they are there in ...
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copying a protected file on an ntfs partition

dual booting Ubuntu 22.04 LTS with windows 10 and i cant read certain files sitting on an ntfs partition. My goal is to copy the files to a separate folder without modifying the files, their ...
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How to edit files on other NTFS partitions

So I just dual boot the latest version of Ubuntu 23.04 with Windows 10 And I have a total of 4 partitions 1 for Windows 2 other and 1 for Ubuntu I can't edit files on the two other 2 partitions like ...
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My NTFS partition SSD drive became RAW but not in Linux

My NTFS became RAW after accessing Users folder on another computer. I just used my old drive on a second computer, I entered Users folder in root directory C://Users. The NTFS partition can be ...
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external USB NTFS drive unmount during file operation

I recently installed (with format disk option) a clean Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. (all new and shinny, no junk / custom setup of any kind except VS, Unity and other out of the box stuff) With ultracopier 2.2....
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Unable to execute a compiled executable file on a mounted hard drive [duplicate]

I have a file that I compiled to an executable but when I attempt to run it with ./main, it says permission denied. I used to have no problem executing files from this drive. I have deleted the file ...
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How can I remove a folder that cannot be deleted (two folders in the same directory have the same inode number)?

I have tried using rm with various flags, such as -d and -r (-r was successful as folder is now empty), tried moving to trash through GUI (which produces error that file cannot be moved to trash), ...
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