An open-source FUSE implementation of the NTFS filesystem commonly used to access NTFS volumes on Linux systems.

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Linux NTFS-3G General Protection Fault when using OS X in VirtualBox

I have an OS X virtual machine in VirtualBox on a Debian host. The disk image is located on an NTFS partition (which is not the system's root partition), mounted using NTFS-3G. The machine was ...
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trouble using autofs with ntfs-3g

I try to mount a ntfs disk with a autofs rule. here is the slave file: # cat /etc/autofs/auto.windows # automount second disk which contains windows data /windows ...
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Incremental Backups of ntfsclone Images

I am attempting to make compressed incremental backups of a Windows partition using ntfsclone on Linux. Currently, I am making full ntfsclone images using something like the following command: sudo ...
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Add read permissions to user folder in Windows when opened with Linux

I have laptop and 2 harddrives (Windows and Linux) When I on Linux I often need some files from Windows. If I connect Windows HDD with USB connector then I can see all files and I can read some ...
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Corrupt NTFS partition's MFT – Which tool is right? What tool to fix?

I used Avira Rescue Disk (Ubuntu 12.04) to access a broken NTFS boot partition. Windows 7 fails to mount it: it displays a bluescreen ("UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME") and restarts immediately. With the ...
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How-to: Merge Windows and Linux home folders into one (dual boot) using ntfs-3g

I'm contemplating to merge my linux home partition into c:\Users, so when I boot in Windows I have all my files in c:\Users\trusktr, and when I boot into Linux I have c:\Users mounted as my /home so ...
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Cannot change options in mounting ntfs partition for rw

I need to mount a ntfs volume for read & write for a particular group of users, so I tried putting in this line in /etc/fstab: (I have also tried UUID but it was the same result) /dev/sda1 ...
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Moving to Debian from Windows 7

Does Debian recognize Windows 7 formatted hard drives? I am currently using Windows 7 and I want to switch to Debian 7.2 and I have lots of important files on D and E drives. So should I have to ...
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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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partclone, ntfsclone, partimage, G4L: compatibility and feature set

I have a very specific use case for which I am looking into Linux-based backup solutions that can be used to back up (not necessarily clone) and restore a Windows system (XP through 8.1 must be ...
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Will chkdsk do detect any more errors beyond “Index verification” if run with /f as opposed to without /f?

So I was using an external USB HDD, NTFS-formatted, on a linux machine with Fuse-NTFS. The machine stopped responding and crashed, and I was forced to hard-reboot. I gave it about 2 full minutes to ...
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Change owncloud data directory to an external drive

Owncloud 5.0.9 is installed on my raspberry pi and is working flawlessly. But since my raspberry pi hasn't much space, I wanted to move the data directory on an external drive. I have a 1,5GB ...
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Why did NTFS-3G via Homebrew stop working?

I followed the directions here: NTFS-3G via Homebrew installation If you have [Homebrew][5], installing NTFS support is as easy as running the following in a terminal: brew install ntfs-3g ...
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Is is possible that Tuxera NTFS driver is faulty in listing some filenames?

I'm dual booting Windows and Mac ML, and I'm try to access a file on both operating systems. This file is a song file with japanese characters in it. Windows has no issues accessing this file, however ...
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changing ntfs permissions for Windows internal usage, from linux

Troubleshooting an Windows 7 installation. One tactic is to increase permissions on files/directories ACL's (access control lists) for windows, from within windows, so all system data and drivers etc ...
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gparted ntfs support on opensuse 12.2 with gnome 3

When I open gparted it shows no ntfs support, informing ntfs-3g and ntfsprogs packages need to be installed in order to provide this support. The packages are already installed, though. Nobody else ...
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Why aren't the options reflected in mount's output?

# mount -t ntfs-3g -o no_def_opts,windows_names,noatime,uid=1000,gid=1000 /dev/disk/by-id/ata-Maxtor_6V250F0_V593GLTG-part1 /mnt/ata-Maxtor_6V250F0_V593GLTG/ # mount /dev/sda1 on ...
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No space left on device, df shows 50%

I have done everything I know about, and now I'm completely lost. I'm getting an error on my Storage partition. The drive is a ntfs, and I'm using ntfs-3g, the disk is being shared between my Windows ...
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How to create drive symlink with colon for NTFS-3G symlinks in “.NTFS-3G” folder

The official documentation of NTFS-3G states that you need to create a mapping for drive-spanning NTFS symlinks because it obviously can't map Windows drives to Linux mount points: Another option ...
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Cannot rename a file containing spaces and special characters on NTFS partition from Linux

I have both Windows 7 and Kubuntu installed on a computer. They both have access to a NTFS partition. I don't know how that happened, but I now have a directory containing weird characters: Bases de ...
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How to automount ntfs partation on raid0 in arch linux with systemd

Recently, I switched from initscript to systemd followed this wiki, and I got error like this during boot: Job dev-md126p5.device/start timed out This is my fstab: /dev/mapper/VGLinux-lvroot / ...
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Cannot delete the the many Zone.Identifier files testdisk left behind

After successfully recovering many files from a Windows drive with a broken partition table with testdisk, I have noticed that for many filetypes, so-called Zone.Identifier files were created as well. ...
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In OS X, why does one external HD mount as fusefs and another as ntfs?

I'm on a Mac running Snow Leopard with the old/free version of MacFUSE and NTFS-3G. I have one external harddrive that was pre-formatted in NTFS and mounts itself with fusefs, so everything's great. ...
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NTFS-3G: Using user mapping, all files become executable after boot to Windows

I have an NTFS partition shared between Windows 7 and Fedora 15. I added a .NTFS-3G/UserMapping file to map my main user/group in Windows to my main user/group in Linux. This was fine until I booted ...
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How could a directory transform into a Unix file?

I have an NTFS hard drive which I've been reading/writing to on my iMac using NTFS-3G / Tuxera. The reason that it's NTFS formatted is because it came out of my old PC. Its singular function is the ...
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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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How to use NTFS-3G installed using MacPort?

After upgrading to Lion I'm having problem mounting NTFS drives in read/write mode. This is because NTFS-3G distributed by http://www.tuxera.com does not work with Lion. As far their suggestion I ...
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How to copy Windows system files using linux?

I want to migrate my Windows 7 to an SSD. The SSD is 80G, and the system is installed on a 500G partition, most of which is used. So, I can't just clone the partition. I have an Ubuntu LiveCD, and I ...
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Install NTFS-3G with read-write on OS X Lion using MacPorts

I have a nicely working MacPorts on Lion. When I run sudo port install ntfs-3g it does compile without errors. However, when I attach a NTFS-formatted external drive, it's read only. And there is ...
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Boot Camp partition disappears upon Tuxera NTFS installation

I'm using Boot Camp to run Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro. Shortly I installed Tuxera NTFS to gain write access on NTFS formatted drives. Since then I cannot select the Boot Camp partition in the system ...
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Does ntfs-3g keep shadow copies up to date?

NTFS shadow copies in differential mode work by copying the original data in a data block to a backup area before new writes are committed. If ntfs-3g doesn't do this copying, it could corrupt ...
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NTFS mounting problem

Partitions Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 2048 53944319 26971136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sda2 53946272 60034904 3044316+ ...
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Restoring ASR/Disk Utility NTFS image on OS X

I used the OS X (10.6.7) Disk Utility to make an image of an NTFS partition/volume. The resulting DMG file was imagescanned. Now, when I come to try to restore the image to a new partition on the ...
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How to Mark NTFS filesystem dirty from *NIX/Linux?

Is there any way to mark a NTFS-fileystem dirty using ntfstools/ntfs-3g or any other tool, so it gets chkdsk'd when windows boots? I know I can do that from windows or the recovery console but I'm ...
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Macbook Pro 2.2ghz 2011 (OSX 10.6.7) problem with NTFS 3G

I installed NTFS 3G but now get the following error message when I try to plug in my external drive. I also get it on startup about my Windows partition. Uninstall/ reinstall does not work. ...
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Mac OS X read/write NTFS support

I am trying to get read/write support for NTFS drives, under Mac os 10.6. I have tried to use NTFS 3G, but it seems it does not support 64 bit kernels. I was unable to change my Mac's Kernel to 32 ...
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NTFS-3G is only mounting external drives as read-only

I'm currently running RHEL 5.5, and I installed the ntfs-3g utility from here: http://www.tuxera.com/community/ntfs-3g-download/. I have also followed their instructions for auto-mounting NTFS USB ...
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Are there faster solutions for NTFS on Linux than NTFS-3G?

NTFS-3G is a stable read/write NTFS driver, but it is unfortunately extremely slow compared to both NTFS on Windows, and any native Linux filesystem. Not only is the access itself very slow due to use ...
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ntfsprogs versus ntfs-3g

Can someone explain the difference between ntfsprogs and ntfs-3g? And which one is better? Is ntfsprogs uses ntfs-3g or they have no relation?
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Kernel NTFS driver vs NTFS-3G

A more comprehensive phrased question since I lost access to the other one. I would ask that the other one be deleted, not this one, as it should not have been migrated in the first place. There are ...
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NTFS drivers on Linux

Hopefully this is programming related. Many people have reported that the NTFS-3G driver works perfectly for writing to NTFS drives without any problems. If NTFS has been successfully reverse ...
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How do I use the Advanced NTFS-FS package to automount a NTFS filesystem in Linux?

I want to enable Advanced NTFS-3G support (permissions and users) automatically from the fstab entry.
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Problem with mounting a partition

I typed fdisk -l and here is the part of it's output related to this question of mine . . /dev/sda5 2989 5600 20971520 7 HPFS/NTFS /dev/sda6 5600 8211 20971520 7 HPFS/NTFS ...
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How can I get Snow Leopard to recognize my third partition?

I installed Snow Leopard on my Macbook Pro. I then installed Windows 7 in a Boot Camp partition. Then using Windows 7's disk management console, I resized my Windows 7partition and created a 3rd NTFS ...
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Opinions on NTFS for Mac solution?

I am currently using the free NTFS-3G to access my NTFS drive from the Mac. It seems pretty stable (except once in the very beginning, it locked up the Mac and corrupted my NTFS drive, which I then ...
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How to unlink a folder in Windows? (NTFS)

Is it possible to unlink a folder in NTFS rather than delete it? ie. Can I simply delete it from the filetable? The reason I want to do this is because I have a bunch of stuff that I've copied off ...