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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...