Questions tagged [ntfs-3g]

NTFS-3G is an open source cross-platform implementation of the Microsoft Windows NTFS file system with read-write support.

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Problem with ntfs-3g in Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana)?

I really need to ask this as this has been very frustrating for me for the entire week. I have a 2 TB external hard drive (Transcend 25H3) that I'm using to back up my data in Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana). ...
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How to enable compression as mount option in /etc/fstab for ntfs-3g formatted disk under Linux?

How to enable compression as mount option in /etc/fstab for ntfs-3g formatted disk under Linux? The following does not seem to work? /dev/disk/by-uuid/01557072080D093D /media/Sun_01 ...
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Why is USB HDD slow (reading slower than writing)?

Disclaimer: I know there's Raspberry Pi community here, but I don't think it's Pi-specific, more like Raspbian (or Debian?) vs USB HDD vs NTFS, etc. TL;DR: So, I've got a Raspberry Pi 4 with an ...
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mounting NTFS bitlocker in linux

I use ntfs-3g from tuxera in RHEL/CentOS 7.9 to mount my windows 10 disk. I have linux installed on a separate disk when I use linux. mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb3 /mywin10 However I do this on ...
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Why does GIT require sudo on my ntfs-3g partition?

When I try to init a new git repository on a ntfs-3g partition I get this error % git init . error: chmod on /mnt/abc/.git/config.lock failed: Operation not permitted fatal: could not set 'core....
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Unable to mount an NTFS drive

I am trying to manually mount an NTFS drive to /e. /e has the permissions drwxrwxr-x 2 root root I tried the following commands, but none work.I get no error message, but the drive is not mounted: ...
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How to address the error “Your data directory is readable by other users” with ntfs-3g usermap

I use the command ntfsusermap /dev/sda1 in order to generate a mapping file to use a NTFS usb external drive (that has already many files written under Windows in it) with debian based linux distro. ...
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How do you delete/fix currupted folders in NTFS

I have a corrupted folder on my external NTFS hard drive and it doesn't seem to let me delete it. The output of ls -la (replacing my username with 'xxxx') ls: cannot access 'hd/backgrounds': Input/...
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Systemd: Fix ordering cycle when mounting an NTFS volume on a legacy raid array at boot time

Problem I have what the mdadm man page calls a "legacy array", i.e. a raid array without superblocks. I finally managed to make systemd mount my data partitions within at boot time, but ...
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Is there a way to configure permissions, ownership and ACLs on /etc/fstab mounted NTFS-3g partitions during runtime?

ntfs-3g locale=en_US.utf8,inherit,big_writes,windows_names,nofail,uid=1002,gid=1002,umask=000,auto,acl,suid,async,user,rw,noexec,nodev 0 2 My initial goal was to enable SGID or an ACL ...
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How to make lowntfs-3g case preserving?

I want to use NTFS on a shared partition between Windows and Linux (dual boot). However, if I mount it using ntfs-3g, it will become case sensitive. If I mount it using lowntfs-3g with windows_names ...
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ntfs-3g executable permission on Windows in dual-boot environment

I am using an NTFS partition to share data between my Manjaro Linux and Windows 10 installations. Basic mounting with ntfs-3g works perfectly, and I have been able to establish user permission mapping....
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Can't mount NTFS drive as root, but can as a user? (CentOS 7.6, MATE desktop)

I am not an expert, but this really baffles me: I have installed CentOS with MATE desktop and updated everything to latest using yum update. This is a dual boot machine with CentOS on a separate HDD. ...
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Mounting NTFS USB drive on Debian with ntfs-3g

I formatted a USB drive with NTFS on Win and I'd like to use it on Debian. When I try to mount it by clicking the icon in Thunar, I get Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed ...
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Simultaneous copy from multiple sources without fragmenting destination

I regularly need to copy large datasets from multiple smaller drives to a larger one. Lately I've been using a WD Easystore 12TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive as my destination. Copying all the files ...
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Copying files slows down the system, making it unusable (KDE Neon)

I regularly update my system running KDE Neon, but this time after the update something broke in the "file copy" process. The system slows down during copying to external hdd or pendrive so much so ...
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NTFS-3G cannot on macOS catalina: MFTMirr does not match $MFT (record 3)

I have upgraded my macOS from High Sierra to Catalina, which, I think, causes for me to have following error. Is there any way to fix this error? $ mkdir /Volumes/FOLDER $ sudo /usr/local/bin/ntfs-3g ...
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rsync doubles the size when copied from ext4 to NTFS-3G

I want to backup my home directory to an external SSD drive using rsync. I'm on Arch Linux. My home is ext4 (251G), the SSD is NTFS-3G mounted as fuseblk (512G). The exact rsync invocation is: ...
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Partition mounted but files not visible

I have following 3 main partitions in my laptop Arch Linux (Release 2019.10.01) EXT4 Windows 10 NTFS Common Drive NTFS I backed up my data in external hard disk > formatted > installed windows > ...
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Cannot rm broken NTFS link

I'm trying to use an old windows NTFS drive as extra storage on a raspberry pi. I tried to delete everything on it, but came across a problem where I can't remove two broken links. I can format the ...
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Remove ntfs-3g compression (both directory and filesystem)

man mkfs.ntfs says: -C, --enable-compression Enable compression on the volume. If I have a volume made with this option, how do I later disable compression? Also, how do I disable ...
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Disadvantages of ntfs-3g `big_writes` mount option

man ntfs-3g makes the big_writes mount option seem like a Good Thing: big_writes This option prevents fuse from splitting write buffers into 4K chunks, enabling big write ...
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ntfsclone, metadata-only cloning…why?

Been reading the ntfsclone manual but I still can understand and see the point of doing a Metadata-only cloning? What is the point of this, when can it be valuable? I assume "metadata" is just ...
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How to prevent `atime` in Linux from overwriting `Date created` in Windows on NTFS?

From Linux, if I alter files on an NTFS external HD so that I get some specific values for mtime, atime and ctime (readable with the stat command, and with ctime = mtime because one cannot change ...
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Accessing ntfs in a M.2 SSD containing Windows installation

My Linux installation (running from an internal HDD) has no problem accessing ntfs partitions, expect for the new M.2 SSD. Gparted reports that I need ntfsprogs, but as far as I know its ...
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Recover file list from NTFS formatted (MBR) failing hard drive

My Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB USB hard disk is not detected on Windows(explorer, disk management, safety remove dialog all crashes when I plug in) but on fedora, it takes 2 minutes to ...
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Undo effects of running ntfsfix (ntfs-3g) on a Windows exfat partition [closed]

Using Linux I was trying to access an exfat partition that was created using the partition tool in Windows. Due to some improper shutdown issue I was not allowed access. Then I took the brilliant ...
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Unable to mount read an write partitions

I use for a half and a year Linux with 6 HDD with NTFS format and modify my fstab to can read and write, also I have ntfs-3g installed. UUID=480a3f32-e304-49b0-b322-4964349fd941 / ...
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How to delete a corrupted file on an NTFS partition?

I have an NTFS partition(/dev/sda3) mounted via ntfs-3g on arch linux. This partition contains a file called cee431d2730eb5e1697bd57b3bb529 which I want to delete. ls -la returns the following output ...
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Cross-platform Filesystem and ACLs for installation on Raspberry Pi

I am deploying NextCloud on my Raspberry Pi. I am stuck on what I know is an inefficient way to design and run a system. Currently the configuration sits on an external drive with ext4 file system. I ...
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Error mounting ntfs filesystem in linux?

I was trying to take a backup and messed up something and now I am getting the above error. [msingh@centos boot]$ rpm -qa ntfs-3g ntfsprogs ntfs-3g-2017.3.23-6.el7.x86_64 ntfsprogs-2017.3.23-6.el7....
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Is it possible to add a package to a Red Hat installation that is already in an USB bootable disk?

If I already have a bootable USB disk with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) in it, is it possible to add a package to it? For example, trying to add ntfs-3g package to be able to mount a partition ...
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Mapping Debian user to generic Windows SID

Suppose I have a user win on Debian (9.3, ntfs-3g/stable,now 1:2016.2.22AR.1+dfsg-1 amd64 [installed]). I would like this user to be mapped to S-1-5-19 (which is the generic SID for LOCAL_SERVICE on ...
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ntfsundelete how to get directories back?

My distro is as follow Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 9.3 (stretch) Release: 9.3 Codename: stretch Since I install ntfs-3g from debian official. It supposed to be this ...
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Unable to use Thunderbird profile in an ntfs mount

Thunderbird works correctly when the profile folder is in the /home ext4 mount. I am running on Debian 10 &, Thunderbird 52.4.0 from debian (purged both thunderbird and icedove and reinstalled ...
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what is the version of ntfs when an external disk is partioned under MS-Windows 7

This is somewhat related to Looking for 4 TB cross-platform filesystem for standalone disk Currently I am posessing a 2 TB external hdd and sometimes the internal ntfs index gets corrupted hence I ...
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Looking for 4 TB cross-platform filesystem for standalone disk

This is partially coming from https://superuser.com/questions/227664/cross-platform-file-system-open-source/1274486#1274486 I have been looking for a filesystem which is supported on both platforms. ...
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gparted failed during NTFS partition resize

I have a USB drive attached to my ubuntu laptop. I removed a couple of unused partitions (sdb1 and sdb2) and submitted the changes. Then I resized sdb3 (NTFS) to use the whole disk. Gparted told me ...
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Setting an NTFS file to be read only from Linux

I am trying to make a folder and its file read only so I do not accidentally delete it. I have run chmod -R 444 myfolder/ but when I then right click on the folderand go Properties>Permissions, it ...
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How to properly mount other partitions (NTFS) on my Fedora FSH?

I recently switched to Fedora 27 Beta (UEFI install, dual-boot with Win 10), and I changed my /etc/fstab to include the two following lines: UUID=D0E24ECDE24EB78C /media/DownloadsBin ntfs-3g auto,...
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fstab mount options for umask, fmask, dmask for ntfs with noexec

I have a ntfs partition and when I mount it with default options in fstab I get for files and directories: rwxrwxrwx = 0777 Obviously ntfs does not support "noexec" option and I do not want 'x' flag ...
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systemd automount ntfs-3g partition gives status=12, can mount maually with the same fstab entry

I have a server running with an NTFS harddrive (used as a Samba share), but I can't seem to get it to automount, and I have no idea why. I can mount it manually with 'mount -a'. my /etc/fstab entry: ...
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How to mount an NTFS partition writable for a non-root user?

I am using Debian 8.8 and am using ntfs-3g to mount an NTFS partition in /etc/fstab. Here is my entry: /dev/sdc1 /mnt/data_backup ntfs-3g rw,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0002,fmask=0003 0 0 It is ...
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“Transport endpoint is not connected” after a few operations?

I set up a Raspberry Pi (Raspbian) as an NAS server and attached a portable HDD to its USB port. File /etc/fstab looks like this. /dev/sda1 /mnt/share rw,defaults,nosuid,noexec,nodev,umask=000 0 0 ...
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Cannot load NTFS filesystem, cannot locate UUID

I want to load my Windows C:\ in my RHEL 7. My /etc/fstab right now: [root@localhost westerngun]# cat /etc/fstab # # /etc/fstab # Created by anaconda on Mon Sep 19 00:25:05 2016 # # Accessible ...
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dircolor mistakes caused by the permission of ntfs-3g

I am using dircolor-solarized to render my ls output. It works well in my linux partition. However, in a NTFS partition mounted by ntfs-3g, all the files were colored green because /etc/fstab grants ...
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rm: cannot remove Input/output error in part of folder in a permanently mounted NTFS drive

I was experimenting with HDF5 installation from a permanently mounted NTFS data partition so lots of deletion etc. Now part of the folder (containing some codes etc.) is not deleting and showing the ...
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Data recovery after Copying file to block device

I have an NTFS formatted USB Hard drive that has my personal files backup. Today I mounted the drive to an Oracle Linux system and copied a regular file using the below command (please see below ...
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Migrating mounts with identical permissions not working

I have two mounts /mount1 and /mount2. I ran the command: rsync -azrt /mount1/* /mount2/ to clone everything from /mount1 to /mount2. I then altered the /etc/fstab (see below) to remove /mount1 and ...
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[mntent]: line 15 in /etc/fstab is bad while running sudo mount -o

Running sudo mount -o rw,remount /mnt/Data reports above error. Here is the fstab file # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a #...