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Questions tagged [ntfs-3g]

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

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ntfsresize downsize simulation stuck after 100.00 percent

I have type this command to downsize a NTFS filesystem : $ ntfsresize --no-action -bs 130946171ki /dev/sda2 ntfsresize v2017.3.23 (libntfs-3g) Device name : /dev/sda2 NTFS volume version: 3.1 ...
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Is HFS+ a good idea for access across Mac and Linux (and sometimes Windows)

I (also) use external hard drives for backup. For full backups I attach them directly via USB to a Mac, but most of the time they are attached (still USB)to a Linux (Raspberry Pi) server, where I can ...
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Can I share VirtualBox images between Windows and Ubuntu?

I have an Ubuntu 18.10 and Windows 10 dualboot on my laptop and I'm using VirtualBox 5.2 and 6.0 on both host OS. My guests are usually Ubuntu systems. I share some data between the different OS by ...
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system.ntfs_reparse_data: Operation not supported - Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to use this guide: https://serverfault.com/questions/165389/create-ntfs-symbolic-links-from-within-linux To try and copy reparse data from a symlink created in windows to another file (...
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How do I see and set the NTFS compression attribute in Linux?

Browsing an NTFS partition in Konqueror or Dolphin, the compressed files and folders are not displayed with blue names, and there doesn't seem to be any page in the file properties dialog to see or ...
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Using Putty on a Synology NAS to Load an old HDD and not loose the data

I am trying to mount a NTFS drive on my Synology NAS and copy the data to one of the volumes so I can then mount the drive with the Synology storage manager and keep the files... I am trying this ...
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why is ntfswipe writing random values to undelete data?

was about to archive a harddrive as it came from the shop before adding my own OS on it, and given that it was a pre-used demo-machine bought at a discount, the harddrive was probably not clean behind-...
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File not visible, but still taking up disk space

I'm trying to recover data from a failing hard drive. I've booted into Ubuntu and I'm using ddrescue to do this. The drive I'm recovering from is an old 1TB external HDD. The drive I'm recovering data ...
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Inaccessible files in NTFS filesystem, bug or corruption?

I use an external disk for storing media on both Linux and Windows, and it's formatted as NTFS (using ntfs-3g under Linux). I noticed two suspicious files on the filesystem that I can't access or ...
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file permissions - correct ntfs mount option

I want to mount my NTFS partition to have the same permission as my files and folders in Linux. I have the current mount options: UUID=4C4EF1264EF1098A /run/media/user/FILES ntfs-3g defaults,exec,...
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How can files with the exact same name be created in a folder?

This is not something that I'm trying to do. I'm trying to figure out an issue that has already happened. One of our LIDAR systems in the field returned a data collection drive with duplicate files. ...
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Is it safe to use an NTFS volume (partition) for Linux `/home` mountpoint?

I have an old computer with decent performance but small storage (one 320GB HDD). I created 4 partitions on it. One for boot, one for Windows 10 system, one (ext4) for Ubuntu, the last (NTFS) for data ...
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Incorrect 'No space left on device' on Ubuntu and NTFS for rare directories and filenames

I am experiencing the weirdest problem on a Ubuntu machine (fairly old Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS which for some reasons I am not ready to upgrade) and on an external USB drive NTFS formatted. Please notice ...
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Processes accessing USB device freeze and become uninteruptible

I have a program that is supposed to write a large number of files onto an external USB-3 drive, with NTFS filesystem. There seems to be some problem with this: at first it periodically freezes for ...
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How to mount a NTFS read/write volume on Mac OS encrypted by Veracrypt?

It's an external hard drive. My Mac has installed Fuse and NTFS-3G but it only mounts only read. I have been searching a lot in the web and I haven't find any solution. Please advise. Info: Macbook ...
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how long should it take for ntfsclone to complete?

I am trying to backup a Windows 7 installation from a Kubuntu box. The hard drive is a 320GB Toshiba directly connected to a SATA interface and has always wored well. My initiall attempt was to use ...
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How to create a hard link on a NTFS filesystem using Linux/Unix commands?

I have an NTFS backup hard drive and I want to perform incremental backups that utilize hard links to save storage space. When I try to link 2 files on the hard drive via a Linux OS (I'm currently ...
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Using variables in the mount ntfs-3g command

When I'm not using variables, this works: sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdc1 /mydirectory/tools When I wan to put the partition name and a directory path name in the variable: diskName="/dev/sdc1" ...
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I can't write anything on NTFS drives in kubuntu 16.10

I use kubuntu 16.10 on a dual boot with windows 10. problem is I can't write/modify any data on other partitions when i use kubuntu. I can only write to my kubuntu partition. all other partitions are ...
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Is there a difference between Windows-created NTFS and Gparted-created NTFS?

So I'm reinstalling a whole system, which has Linux and Windows, and I'm making a "shared" NTFS partition to hold data for both. Thing is, would affect anything if I setup the partitioning scheme ...
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Recovering lost files due to ntfs-3g from an ntfs partition

I mounted my Windows partition on my Mac using the steps outlined here: https://github.com/osxfuse/osxfuse/wiki/NTFS-3G Then, moved a folder (CMD-OPT-V) from NTFS partition to my OS X partition. It ...
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Cut off a ntfs partition and repair it later

I have a semi theoretical question regarding ntfs partitions. Assume we create a ntfs partition inside a file dd if=/dev/zero of=test.img count=40960 mkfs.ntfs -F test.img for testing ...
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How to mount properly ntfs partition shared between linux and windows

I'm currently using a multiboot with Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10. I' would like to share two partitions between those os : One, named Worspace, to contain all my projects The other ...
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What is Other Execute on Linux and How Do I Fix This To Allow Windows to Hide/Unhide Files on An NTFS Samba Share (All Files Are Stuck Hidden)

I've made a Samba share of an NTFS drive and I access the NAS from Windows. However, I can't hide any files through Windows by accessing properties and checking hidden. I then learned that if I add ...
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Controling access to NTFS volumes on router

I have an external USB hard disk with two NTFS volumes on it. I planned on attaching it to my router so that only one volume is available, but the router automatically mounts and shares both. Is it ...
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How to resolve libosxfuse versions dependencies

I'm trying to mount a NTFS volume for read-write following this explanation. But when I attach the voluem, I get this error in /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/ntfs-3g_2015-12-30-131038-1_morgan.crash ...
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Unable to mount NTFS partition using ntfs-3g

My system was able to mount NTFS partitions previosly, but after some while, mounting "broke" and cannot succeed now. Details: Disks are healthy, I checked the system on 3 different disks. Attempt to ...
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Upgraded to Debian Jessie from Wheezy, can't mount NTFS disks anymore

After upgrading from Debian Wheezy to Debian Jessie, I can't mount my NTFS partitions anymore. One error message which I get is: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively ...
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Use 4TB partition with old NTFS-3G which doesn't support GPT and RAID

I've a D-Link Router (2750U) which has a USB port and FTP Server. I've also a 4TB External H.D.D which I want to use as one partition with this Router as my home cloud. I don't want to split this H.D....
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Is it possible to mount a ntfs drive by name?

So I am currently using ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /home/mountpoint/ to mount an external usb drive. But what I want to be able to do is mount it using its volume name, in my head it would look something like ...
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Corrupt NTFS filesystem causes ntfsfix to hang

I have a hard drive that became corrupted during a Windows Update. It's possible that the drive became full and the update aborted in the middle, but I'm unsure. Whatever the cause, the ntfs has ...
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On a NTFS drive mounted with NTFS-3G with user mapping file present, all new files belong to root

On my system, I have a large NTFS-formatted data partition, which is shared between Linux (Debian 8) and Windows (2012 Server). When I created a user-mapping file, as described in the NTFS-3G ...
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Access Windows Hard Drive In Linux

I have a hard drive with data on it that I have been using as external storage in Windows 7...when I plug it into my Linux machine this is what I see: /dev/sda Block device, size 596.2 GiB (...
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Is a recovered file a FUSE system file?

I have a 1 TB NTFS external hard drive used for data and backup for both Windows and Linux. It got corrupted and I repaired it with chkdsk in Windows. Chkdsk recovered a collection of files with ...
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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 -fstype=ntfs-3g,uid=n0t,gid=...
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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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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, OS X, and Linux home folders into one (triple 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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NTFS 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 /mnt/ata-...