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Will there be any problem if I copy contents from an NTFS file-system hard disk to an exFAT file-system hard disk? I will taking files from Windows 7 on an NTFS file-system EHD and copying them on a Fedora machine.

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Possible duplicate of… – Moses Aug 28 '13 at 21:23
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You shouldn't have any issues. You may need to install a NTFS driver in Fedora. To do this run the following commands: To become root:

 su -

To install ntfs-3g:

yum install ntfs-3g

After ntfs-3g is installed you should be able to read/write to the NTFS external hard drive. More info on ntfs-3g can be found here

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There will be no problem except that you'll lose all the file permission (and encryption, if any)

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