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I can't access the files in ubuntu folder with windows [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu server 14.x.x. I can see the file names with: ls /media/File_Server/TV2 but in Windows, the folder is empty. How can I access these files in Windows?
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How to mount LUKS/EXT4 disk in Windows 7?

I used the defaults in cryptsetup to create an encrypted disk with EXT4: $ sudo cryptsetup luksDump /dev/sda # list property luks LUKS header information for /dev/sda Version: 1 Cipher name: ...
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My Nas made a JBOD on 2 drives

Thank you for reading this message and helping me. Context: I recently had a NAS (DNS320L) that was faulty and I sent it back. It was a 2 bay NAS and I has a WD Green 1TB drive and a WD Red 4TB ...
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Create ext3 partition on external drive from Windows 7

Are there free CLI tools for Windows (7) which allow me to partition and format an ext3 file system on a external USB drive from Windows natively? I am not looking for a solution with a bootable live ...
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7-zip defaults to 7z extension - win 7 has no icon for this extension

I would either like to: a) set the win 7 zip folder icon as a default for the .7z extension OR b) set the 7-zip default extension to zip instead of .7z Win 7 pro SP1 (64b) 7-zip 15.14 (64b)
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Speed Comparison Hard Drive( Speficilally NTFS and EXT Linux)

How would I measure the speed of my hard drive for tons of different files? (I would like to create a chart for the NTFS and the ext file systems) I'm planning to use NTFS for my home directory so I ...
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Is there a way to edit files on a Linux ext partition in Windows? [duplicate]

Many times one wants to edit files on a Linux ext partition from Windows. Is there a way to view and edit files in Linux partitions in Windows 7 or 8?
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What does a “Copy/Cut & Paste” operation exactly consist of?

I understand the purpose of these operations. What I'd like to know is 1.What happens at the File System Level ? Does a new MFT entry for the copy get created in the destination volume's MFT and ...
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How does Windows use an ext4 filesystem in a VirtualBox?

I run Windows XP in a Virtual Box on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. I've set the shared folder access so I can access (read and write) the files on my ext4 /home partition. However, I've often wondered ...
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How to solve mounted partition error in Debian 7

I installed MATE on Debian 7 (LXDE), and encountered problems with both ntfs and ext4 partitions when I mount any partitions (ntfs, ext) using MATE file manager (Caja). I don't recall how it was with ...
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Is there an archive flag in ext2/ext3/ext4 or how does incremental backup works in Linux?

I am wondering, does an ext2/ext3/ext4 file system (and Linux) support "archive flags". At Windows it is quite convenient to do an incremental backup because the archive flag is automatically set if a ...
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ext3 disk space problems

I ran out of disk space the other day (quite common on this particular computer). As usual I started to delete files and directories to restore a bit of space. However this time the file system still ...
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Fixing lost symbolic link status [closed]

I have a couple of soft symbolic links that have lost their link status and have become normal files containing link TARGET_FILE_LOCATION I searched quite a bit to find a way to restore their ...
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How to mount ext partitions on Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have Linux installed on my PC along with Linux (Ubuntu). How can I access files from Windows 8 which are present on the Linux's partition?
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Speedup SMB by changing NTFS to ext4

I'm using a RaspberryPi with SMB and an external USB HDD for storage. I have only 2MB/s upload on it (via Ethernet/WiFi). After investigating, I think NTFS on the storage drive is the bottleneck, ...
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How do I mount ext2/ext3 partitions in Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

Is there anything that will natively allow read/write on an ext2/3 partition within Snowie? Just don't want to get a Linux box to mount, and then access via samba. Although I could perhaps through ...
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What are good permissions for a USB disk when security does not matter?

I have an ext4 formatted usb hard disk, I want to use to move between different computers with different users. How should I set its directories' permissions it, so that every user can r/w? What ...
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How can I prevent Windows 8 from trying to format my external ext3-format hard disk? [duplicate]

How can I prevent Windows 8 from trying to format my external ext3-format hard disk? Every time I connect my ext3-format hard disk for the guest virtual machine(ubuntu), Windows(host) shows the ...
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Hardware or Software RAID and Filesystem Type?

I'm looking to build a pretty simple RAID-5 or RAID-6 array and I'm looking into my options. The machine will be a 64bit Ubuntu Linux Server and will essentially be used as a backup/file server. I'll ...
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Is there a way to store a slash in a filename?

Is there a way to have a slash "/" in a filename? The "real" slash, not some other Unicode symbol. The file system should be FAT16/32 and Ext4.
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Making a computer with a single storage-device and bad supply of power more reliable [closed]

If you were willing to sacrifice the effective performance and capacity of a storage-device, can you get extra reliability somehow? All help appreciated. Edit: I found this wikilink: http://en....
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How to quickly rename (batch or soft) ext files for ntfs compatibility

I am running fedora and I would like a tool to automatically rename files on my ext3 fedora partition so that I can transfer files with incompatible names flawlessly. Any advice on how to proceed ? ...
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Can a hard drive be spinned down when using ext3 filesystem?

Recently a buddy of mine has pointed out in his blog (in Russian) that hard drives that use the ext3 filesystem can not be spun down because of the need to frequently write data. According to him, it ...
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If a drive is not recognized during POST is it irreparably broken?

I'm having a bit of trouble with a HDD. I believe it's dead and I plan on RMA'ing it tomorrow, but I thought I should just check up here first to make sure there are no other options. I posted a ...
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How to unmount ext partition in Kubuntu 10.04?

I want to install Windows 7 again on my notebook over kubuntu 10.04 that I used for few months. Issue is that ext partion where is Kubuntu is locked somehow and can't format it/ delete it with Windows ...
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What filesystems would Google Chrome OS work with?

When Google releases their Chrome OS, my first prerequisite would be to work with my current files. What filesystems would it work with? (have read-write access). Would it support Windows partitions? (...