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

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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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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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Nautilus file explorer to allow for NTFS parition mount

In older version of Ubuntu 18.04 if I recall you could see unmounted drive in nautilus side bar. But now since I only see my home folder and other locations which is empty. Is there a way to restore ...
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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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Undo effects of running ntfsfix (ntfs-3g) on a Windows NTFS partition

Using Ubuntu I was trying to access an NTFS partition that was created using the partition tool in Windows. Then I took the decision of running ntfsfix on it. I got access to another exfat partition(...
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Issues with Shared NTFS HD | Ubuntu 20.04 x Windows 10

Dual boot machine with Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10 on seperate m.2 nvme storage devices. I have an external hard drive (14TB) set up as NTFS. On either operating system I can write to the disc. ...
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cannot paste external files into a ntfs file system in Ubuntu 20.04.4

on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS I have an NTFS data partition. This is a dual boot system with Windows 10. The option "paste" is grayed out when I try to copy-paste into the NTFS partition any file ...
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How do I limit upgrading to kernel 5.15, while staying on 5.13 HWE kernel stack with 20.04 LTS?

5.15 kernel does come with bunch of cool new features, but I am not getting the confidence to upgrade given the bunch of bugs here & on other distro forums. Slower development & bug-patching ...
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Is there a way to know what really caused a specific segfault?

I recently bought a new motherboard/cpu (Asus Rog Strix z690-a gaming wifi D4/Intel i7 12700K) and initially used my existing ubuntu 20.04 installation which I had installed when I had my previous ...
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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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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 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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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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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 NTFS access

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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