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ntfs-3g is a tool to configure NTFS file system.

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ntfs-3g with uid/gid options and with permissions option

For my dual-boot w10 / ubuntu set up, i want these things : my ubuntu user to own my my data partition (called MYStuff) my ubuntu home dir to be on my data partition to be able ssh from ubuntu not ...
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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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How To Debug CPU Usage Of mount.ntfs-3g

Many questions have been asked & answered about issues with mount.ntfs-3g's CPU usage; typically, the solution offered is to add big_writes to the mount options (e.g. here), or to simply say "...
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Files from Windows with 'unsupported reparse point' on ubuntu

I'm trying to pass some files that I have on Windows to a HD. As I lost my Windows user password I'm recovering those files through an Ubuntu usb (20.04 focal). However, some files and folders were ...
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Advice: External Drive FileSystem for Video files attached to Ubuntu Server, but compatible with Windows?

I want to run a Plex server that will serve video files off an external hard drive. The Plex server will run on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. However, because I primarily work on Windows, I feel the external ...
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'.lnk' shown in a mounted folder

I'm trying to mount a Windows partition in my Ubuntu system so I edited fstab with this: /dev/sda4 /mnt/windows ntfs rw,auto 0 0 This mounts without any problem my Windows partition ...
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XUbuntu: Unable to manually mount a disk drive

I am trying to manually mount an NTFS drive to /e. /e has the permissions drwxrwxr-x root root I tried the following commands, but none work. I get no error message, but the drive is not mounted: sudo ...
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There were no valid user or no valid group when I try to mount NTFS partition with ntfs-3g usermap

I want to mount a NTFS external drive that must have read and write access for my user profile. So following the NTFS-3G guide, to generate the mapping file, I have tried this: sudo ntfsusermap /dev/...
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How can I analize why rsync copies very slow after copying very fast a few files on ntfs drives?

I'm backing around 2Tb of data from a ntfs disk to another ntfs disk with rsync ( I tried also with midnight commander ) and the copy starts with a "good" 25Mb/s speed, but after copying a ...
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How to make lowntfs-3g case preserving?

I want to use NTFS on a shared partition between Windows and Linux (dual boot). However, if I mount it using ntfs-3g, it will become case sensitive. If I mount it using lowntfs-3g with windows_names ...
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Cannot mount NTFS external drive

New Ubuntu Server install 20.04, for Plex Media Server (not yet installed). Popped in a USB NTFS drive which works on other machines. It has media on it which I need Plex to server. # Attempts to ...
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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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ubuntu 19.10 corrupts ntfs formatted sd card

I have a micro SD card ntfs formatted and inserted in a dual boot machine (win 10 / ubuntu 19.10). While it works fine with win 10 (both read & write), every attempt to write to it in ubuntu leads ...
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How to read Synology Drive NTFS folder in Ubuntu

Hi I'm on a dual boot system with Win10 and Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. I have a ntfs partition that I installed Synology Drive Client on. The idea is for me to reach this folder from both Windows and Ubuntu. ...
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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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Ubuntu won't show any file in NTFS HDD

After adding Ubuntu for dual boot with Windows 10, it boots from the SSD, but files in my HDD (D:) can not be detected. That drive is mounted but empty. how to fix it? See screenshots: https://i....
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Dual-boot system and access permissions

I have a dual-boot system - Ubuntu 18.04.3 + Windows XP. My Windows XP installation has been set up long time ago with Administrator user and a number of non-privileged users - and it's good because ...
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ntfsfix shows no error but frequent IO errors on drive

I have a NTFS disk mounted as a data drive to a Ubuntu system (19.10). In the last couple days, the drive has become very slow and unreliable. The journal (journalctl -r) shows this : Nov 20 15:...
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volume shrink process interrupted

I have 2TB expansion disk which is partitioned into two volumes. In the second volume I have installed Ubuntu 16.04. The first partition is formatted as NTFS logical volume and I use it to save files. ...
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Programs from snap do not work with ntfs-3g [duplicate]

I have programs from snap - Telegram, Skype and some others. And I have secondary ntfs hdd drive shared with Windows. All programs from snap can not read files from ntfs - Telegram, Skype. I know ...
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unable to run executable on mounted partition

I have an image mounted in the following way in fstab: /home/fbence/ee_modbox.img /home/fbence/mounted/modbox lowntfs-3g windows_names,ignore_case,umask=007,uid=fbence 0 0 In a specific folder on ...
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FUSE options on 18.04 vs 14.04

I have two Ubuntu installations: 14.04 LST (3.13.0-160-generic #210-Ubuntu) 18.04 LST (4.15.0-36-generic #39-Ubuntu) On system #1 (14.04), when a NTFS partition is (auto?)mounted, then the ...
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"No such file or directory" trying to write NTFS

I have booted from an LUbuntu 18.04 Live USB. I am trying to access the files on my hard drive (Windows 10, NTFS). By default they are mounted read only, so I remounted it read-write with no errors. ...
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Problem with making a new folder in Ubuntu

I have a problem with making a new folder in one of my drives. I have Ubuntu 17 and the drive format is NTFS. I already mounted it, but I still can't make a new folder. Result of for i in $(lsblk -l ...
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How to Mount NTFS partition in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm new to Ubuntu. Installed ubuntu by formatting my existing C Drive in Windows 10 OS. So I have only Ubuntu in my laptop. My D drive is left untouched which is a NTFS file system. Please guide me ...
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how long should it take for ntfsclone to complete?

I am trying to backup a Windows 7 installation from a Kubuntu 16.04 box. The hard drive is a 320GB Toshiba directly connected to a SATA interface and has always wored well. My initiall attempt was to ...
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How to properly share a partition between Windows Server R2 and Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS?

I'm facing the following problem: As the title already says, I want to share a partition between a Windows Server 2012 R2 and an Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS machine. Some more background information ...
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Ubuntu 16.10. external ntfs-3g harddrive gets ejected randomly during the night

⇒ uname -a Linux nortrom 4.8.0-41-generic #44-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 3 15:27:17 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Today I woke up to my external harddrive of my ubuntu homeserver being turned ...
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Recovering data from a non-booting HDD laptop hard drive [duplicate]

I am trying to recover data from my HDD 500 GB Seagate Momentus 7200.2 internal hard drive i use in my Dell Studio XPS 1640 with Vista Home Premium. Here are the things I have tried: I tried ...
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Can't do anything on HD NTFS partition, my user is the owner

Here's the thing. I used to have an Asus computer with Ubuntu and Windows 7 on dual boot since 2014. I used to update Ubuntu everytime a new version was released, and I updated to Windows 10 too. Both ...
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3TB usb drive for ubuntu and windows

I have a 3TB usb harddisk that I wish to switch between windows, but most of the time Ubuntu 12.04 server. But whatever I try, it can't be correctly recognized by both systems. The last closest try I ...
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Can't mount NTFS partition with write permissions [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.10 and during setup I added my data drive which is ntfs, to automount in /etc/fstab file. The entry looks like this - UUID=EA469A60469A2D77 /alpha ntfs-3g rw,permissions,...
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Can't mount partition image "ntfs-3g-mount: mount failed: Permission denied"

I used Disks tool to make an image of a partition: Then tried to mount it with Disk Image Mounter: I enter my password twice: Then it fails with this error message: Unable to mount OLD ...
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Can't mount at boot my external usb disk formatted ntfs

I have new external usb disk, I want to use it with ntfs because I need to use it with big files and with some devices that doesn't recognize linux ext partitions. I get the "Transport endpoint is not ...
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Cannot find other disk partitions after installing Ubuntu

My PC was running on Windows 10. There were 3 partitions on my hard disk. I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and removed Windows 10. But when I open Files application, I cant find any of the disk ...
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Ubuntu doesn't set Permissions(chmod) on NTFS files even after Setting Udev Rule

I know the fact that chmod does not work with NTFS. However, I'm trying to set a permission (say 0755) when I mount an NTFS drive using Nautilus. I've already configured a udev rule for that; I have ...
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Cannot mount external hard disk, MFT records error

I am trying to mount a Western Digital "My Book" drive, which I used to share between Linux and Windows. It is formatted in NTFS. When I connect it on Windows, I get the message that the disk is ...
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Mount FAT32: Can't find a valid FAT filesystem

Xubuntu 14.04. nfts-3g is installed. /dev/sdc is the Flash drive. I have created new partition with fdisk (tried with cfdisk too). Tried with W95 FAT32 code and W95 FAT32 (LBA) code. ("b" and "c" in ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows 10 (Can't see partitions in Windows) [duplicate]

I Used the "install ubuntu alongside windows boot manager" option to download ubuntu yesterday (after hours of confusion from reading about manually adding partitions). I think I allowed 65GB (using ...
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Can't get my ntfs partitions UUID in 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10, and I can't mount my NTFS partitions I searched a lot and found few solutions and tried them but the funny thing is that everytime I get the UUID's that the partitions had ...
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Problem accessing Windows 8.1 drive from Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C50 laptop which came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) alongside Windows as a dual boot system. However, I can't access any of my ...
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How to allow other users to access a mounted NTFS partition with a UserMapping file?

I can't get users other than me or root to access the files on a mounted NTFS partition. The answers I've found to similar questions usually mention to set the uid and gid options. In my situation I ...
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ntfs-3g Failed to decompress file

For years the logs of my Ubuntu systems sharing drives with a Windows installation have been routinely flooding logs with: Mar 17 11:00:50 kemosabi ntfs-3g[483]: ntfs_attr_pread error reading '/pub/...
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How do you make a NTFS disk Partition? [duplicate]

How do you make NTFS file system with the cluster size of 512? Using only the command line?
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NTFS disk is read-only and I can't change to read & write

I have used Windows 7 for a long time and thought to give Linux (Ubuntu) a try. I have two hard drives, one 120GB, other 1TB. First one is for OS and software, while the 1TB disk is for data and games....
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What causes high CPU usage by mount.ntfs?

I'm in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. mount.ntfs use high CPU--40%. I have Intel Core i5-3210M. Why is this happening? lsblk: NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL sda 465.8G ...
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How do I install ntfs-3g (ntfsprogs) manually on Ubuntu?

Recently I wanted to fix one of my SATA Hard Disks that had a damaged NTFS file system. For this, I referred to this question: Ubuntu 13.04 is unable to mount a disk drive from ex-windows system in ...
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Automount NTFS HDDs in specific locations and share them in LAN

O.S: Raspbmc I need to share 4 HDDs over my LAN, but the fstab I wrote does't work as I aspect. Edit1~ Here's the part of fstab made for those HDDs: #External HHDs LABEL=Incompleted\040Seasons ...
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Unable to mount NTFS external hard drive

I am having trouble mounting my external hard drive, every time I try and do so I get the following message: "Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/fuzzy27/My Book: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "...
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Remove RECYCLER directory from virus infected flash drive

Before you advise me on the option of saving my files and formatting the drive using gparted, please understand that I could have done that hours back and that would have taken only a few minutes. ...