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Why does ubuntu linux insist on been installed on a ext partition and can it be installed on fat32 or NTFS?

Before i start don't lecture me on the fact that fat32 is old and hasn't been updated for nearly 20 years. Right now i have sorted that, I am trying to install ubuntu Linux on to a 64GB flash-drive ...
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Unable to mount external hard disk in Ubuntu 13.10

When I tried to mount via terminal: sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb /mnt it shows the following message: $ sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb /mnt [sudo] password for ****: NTFS signature is missing. ...
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MFT is corrupt, cannot read its unmapped extend record

I am running a dual boot installation (Windows 7, Ubuntu 64bit) with a shared NTFS partition. Windows was running over night. I normally shut down the computer the next morning. The other day when I ...
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Hard drive weird issue

I'm having some difficulties solving a problem that I believe is related to my HDD, and I would appreciate some help. This is what happened: I was using my laptop (DELL XPS L502x/750Gb HDD/ 6Go RAM/ ...
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Files copied to NTFS partitions in Ubuntu get deleted by Windows 8

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1 installed, both 64-bit (dual boot). Whenever I create or copy files to any of the NTFS partitions from Ubuntu, these files get deleted once I login to Windows. When ...
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Not permitted to create a new directory on a ntfs partition?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I open a pdf file in Evince, and want to click "Save as" in the menu of Evince to create a new directory on a ntfs partition (shared between Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 ...
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How do I verify hard drive in Ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu. I have taken a 250GB hard drive from my old machine, and wanted to use it as an external hard drive with my laptop. I bought a USB to SATA cable, and connected it to my laptop, ...
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Protect any unwanted operation by Windows in dual boot?

I have both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on different partitions on my hard drive. There is a ntfs partition accessible to the two OSes. I have almost always been using Ubuntu, and haven't used Windows ...
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Cant see files(created by windows) on NTFS Partition

I have a NTFS Disk that is use to share all my media files betweeon Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Unforntunately after i saved some new movies there using windows i cant not see them in Ubuntu. I just wont ...
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Change default NTFS drivers ntfs-3g to paragon NTFS drivers(set as default)

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS-32 BIT, kernel 3.2.0.52 Default NTFS-3G drivers are slow in R/W mode and i installed Paragon NTFS drivers for Linux. They worked like charm and i got read write speed = ...
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108 views

NFTS Recovery: No such Device or address

A student gave me a hard drive that he says no longer works. I told him I'd at least take a look at it, since I run Ubuntu 13.10 on my desk computer. I didn't make any promises, but I'd very much like ...
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Issues using Ubuntu and Windows 7?

Soon I plan on getting some new parts for my computer and when I upgrade I want to use my new SSD for windows 7 and my old one for Ubuntu (I have a lot of very large win software and games). I would ...
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1answer
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Problems with large torrents in uTorrent Server @ Ubuntu Server and NTFS partition

I'm using uTorrent Server build 27079 with Ubuntu 10.10 Server. When I'm trying to download large file (>20 Gb) to NTFS volume, ntfs-3g driver starts throttling (top shows mount.ntfs-3g taking 100% ...
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USB Drive Format NTFS Vs FAT32?

Please can anyone explain the Pro's and Con's of Formatting your USB drive in NTFS format or FAT32 format and vice versa ? Please highlight any advantages of one format over the other . Keeping in ...
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83 views

Multimedia files changed in size for no apparent reason

I synchronize my data between my laptop's SSD and a pendrive. A few days ago my sync software (FreeFileSync) reported that hundreds of files has changed in size, despite that i haven't done anything ...
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1answer
154 views

How to open NTFS binary image on Linux?

Basically I have binary image of NTFS partition made with WinHex. WinHex is able to open such files and show directory structure, besides hex editing. Is there tool with similar capabilities on Ubuntu ...
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NTFS write speed really slow (<15MB/s) on Ubuntu

When copying large files or testing writespeed with dd, the max writespeed I can get is about 12-15MB/s on drives using the NTFS filesystem. I tested multiple drives (all connected using SATA) which ...
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drive visibility on ubuntu that has formatted by windows

i always use windows and now i want to install ubuntu as my second OS(multi boot) i'll install ubuntu on separate drive. will i be able to see my other drives that were formatted by windows? the ...
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231 views

Create a protected folder on USB Stick

I like to have a protected folder on my USB stick with my name in it, so if someone finds it, they can return it to me. There will be no data inside, it's just a named folder on top of all other data. ...
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NTFS disk mounted as fuseblk in ubuntu 12.10 is very slow and a lot of errors when rsync. Is that not a rare thing?

I am having problems with a NTFS disk mounted as a fuseblk in my ubuntu 12.10 through external usb3. When I did a 1.1TB backup with rsync the speed was 1-2MB/s (wiht a ext4 disk speed was 70 MB/s ...
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1answer
415 views

Partition invisible on Windows, not on Linux

I have Windows 7 64b installed and recently also installed Ubuntu 12.04 Problem: 2 of 4 Partitions on the same harddrive are not visible in Windows. Here is some info: $ df -T Filesystem Type ...
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1answer
34 views

Transitioning to Ubuntu

I am currently running Windows 7 with 2 hard drives. An SSD where the OS and apps are stored. A HDD which stores all my videos, music, files. (NTFS) If I was to format the SSD and install Ubuntu, ...
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399 views

Resize NTFS partition to include unused space - GParted - Ubuntu

I have cloned my 40GB HDD to my 320GB HDD via dd and now I am wondering how can I expand the 34GB NTFS partition to include the unused 260GB of free space? Thanks :)
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282 views

Ubuntu - moving home directories to NTFS drive

I have a disk formatted as NTFS that I current use for sharing data with Windows machines via Samba. All of the data is in a directory on that disk called "shared." I want to move my current home ...
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1answer
56 views

Hard drives working on Linux but no so much on Windows

there, I am having this problem: I have 3 sata hard drives that are working perfectly on Ubuntu but on Windows 7 two of them work awful (very very often it hangs for like 2 minutes to load the ...
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1answer
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how to mount hard drives for data recovery in ubuntu

I try to mount a hard drive in Ubuntu and get the following error: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). The file system wasn't safely ...
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1answer
563 views

How to automount NTFS usb sticks on Xubuntu 12.10?

I'm running the Xubuntu 12.10 on a Lenovo T520 laptop. If I plug a FAT formatted usb stick, it's mounted automatically, but if I plug in a NTFS formatted one, I have to mount it manually. How to ...
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1answer
179 views

Can I Install Ghost BSD on an NTFS partition?

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. And decided to check out Ghost BSD. Two of my drives are formatted using NTFS so that Windows installation can access. So i have prepared one of drives ...
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166 views

A raw dump from a corrupted large file

I have a large .rar file inside partion D (Windows7/NTFS). It's corrupted due to bad sector (I think) and when I copy it to another place (External-HDD) the system freezes after 88% of progress. I ...
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281 views

Change windows files permissions from Ubuntu

I need to change a windows file permissions from Ubuntu, I found that article about it http://askubuntu.com/questions/195464/how-to-change-file-permission-from-ubuntu-wubi-install I did change that ...
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1answer
206 views

Running projects from NTFS partition on Ubuntu

I'm dual booting Windows 7/Ubuntu 12.04. I want to run C++/Java projects from a NTFS partition, where I keep generally all my files and projects. I fiddled with the fstab. One time I removed 'noexec', ...
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Unable to mount external hard drive

I have a Western Digital My Passport 2.0 TB and I think I may have had a bad ejection one time when I ejected my hard drive. When I try to plug it in on my ubuntu 12.04 machine, it gives me this ...
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How to save a ntfs partition which suddenly became empty

One ntfs partition of my laptop was suddenly wiped out without any notice to me, when I rebooted from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 today. I am in need of help to save my files on that partition, which ...
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1answer
82 views

Recover directories just deleted in Nautilus

In Nautilus, I accidentally delete several directories on a partition (unfortunately, I deleted them in a way such that they don't remain in Trash). I haven't write any new data to that partition yet. ...
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External drive detects on linux but not on windows

I was copying a few files over onto a directory and suddenly I noticed that there was already a directory that I previously had! So I decided to delete it. Now something happened and I decided to ...
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1answer
167 views

Can Linux OS's cause a 'neighbour' NTFS partition to stop working?

I have set up Ubuntu 12.04 on one hard drive, and Windows 7 on another, the bootloader being on the former. After about a month of using solely Ubuntu, I tried to boot W7 and got a message on the ...
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Does Linux support NTFS file system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is NTFS on Ubuntu stable? Does Linux (Fedora + Ubuntu) support NTFS file-system. They are known to support ext file system. I want to have same file system for both the ...
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3answers
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Cloning Fresh Windows 7 -fsed HDD to Linux Server because having no external HDD or disks for the Backup

New lenovo x220 laptop with Windows 7 Pro with the below specs. I want to backup the disk to my server but I need to know the W7 fs, what is it? $ sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb Windows/ NTFS signature ...
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2answers
558 views

Resizing partitions without moving or loosing data (dual boot)

I have a Dell Studio 1555 currently dual booting Windows 7 & Ubuntu with a dedicated NTFS partition that serves as a bridge between OSes for my files,music, videos etc... My Windows HDD is running ...
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1answer
152 views

Recover drive damaged by software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best undelete tool for NTFS/FAT? I was working in windows and decided to reboot. When I reboot, the drive that the windows partition is on is unrecognizable and is not ...
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1k views

Seeing Ubuntu-made files on an NTFS partition from within Windows 7

I have a dual boot system in place, Ubuntu/Windows, each on its on physical hard drive since I also have SRT active on the Windows partition. The setup is as follows: Disk 1: - Partition 1: System ...
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Mount NTFS Windows partition on Ubuntu live CD

I'm using the newest Ubuntu live CD to restore my Windows partition. After booting my PC from the live CD I have access to the internet and so on but I cant see the NTFS drive. What should I do to ...
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1k views

How to fix module fuse not found error?

I used to be able to mount a NTFS formatted drive (read only) on my Ubuntu Linux (9.04) Sheevaplug. I was chasing the impossible dream of being able to mount it for both read and write and somehow ...
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How to mount an NTFS external hard drive for read/write access in Ubuntu

I'm a Ubuntu (Jaunty Jackalope on a Sheevaplug) user trying to mount an external hard drive formatted NTFS for read/write access. I was hoping to accomplish this through the use of ntfs-3g, but ...
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Windows 7 Freezes Due To NTFS Corruption After Boot Into Ubuntu

I manually partitioned space for Ubuntu 10.10 and installed it on my Windows 7 laptop. It installed successfully, and Windows 7 booted successfully but then froze after a few minutes. I removed the ...
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are there any drawback for using NTFS for linux?

I use linux for work (perform c++ calculations, latex) and I use windows for entertainment (dj software, tablet functionality). I'd like to access (read and write) to my linux partition from windows. ...
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backing up ntfs disk using rsync on ubuntu

For a long time I was using windows. I have a separate drive I use to keep copies of my media files, photos etc. on, which I periodically backup to an external drive. In Windows I used SyncToy to do ...
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341 views

Partition table is corrupt

I have a corrupt the partition table on the laptop that is running Ubunutu 10.4. Before the partition table was corrupt I had the following partitions: 2 primary partitions: 1st - NTFS 2nd - Extended ...
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Convert NTFS to EXT3?

I have 1TB external HDD, the file system is NTFS and i need to convert it to Ext3. My operating system is Ubuntu 10.10 is there anyway to do so without losing my data?? Thanks for your help
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How can I Install Linux on flash disk with NTFS filesystem?

I would like to install Linux (Ubuntu) on a Flash disk with NTFS partition and boot from flash disk, is it possible? If yes, how could I do this?