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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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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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Register Active Directory users with system

I have connected my system to a Windows (Active Directory) Domain, and everything works for the most part. Additionally, I have connected a Windows drive using NTFS-3G and its User Mapping feature 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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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 #...
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fdisk: could not detect sector size of USB hard disk on FreeBSD

I have an NTFS formatted USB hard disk that works fine (mounts and unmounts cleanly) on my windows desktop. I can't however seem to mount it on my freebsd box at all. Stripping this back to the ...
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Mounting NTFS drive or folder as a Samba share on Raspbian Jessie

I'm working on a Raspberry Pi B+ with Raspbian Jessie. As far as I can tell, the drive is mounted read/write, but there's some kind of problem with where my Samba share is pointing to the mount point ...
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Default NTFS mount (R, R/W) of Raspbian Jessie?

What is the default mounting for an NTFS drive in Raspbian Jessie? In Raspbian Wheezy, the default was read-only, and to get read/write, you had to upgrade to ntfs-3g and modify the fstab file. See ...
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NTFS Partition Not Mounting Properly, Cannot Execute Despite Ownership

I'm trying to execute a script located on an NTFS partition that I own. I own the mount point, which is ~/Migration. ls -l in the directory where the mount point is contained shows me drwxrwxrwx ...
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External HDD not mounted at boot, but fstab seems ok

I'm on a Raspberry with DietPI distro and I cannot mount a NTFS hard drive at boot. This is the fstab file: #Internal Drives--------------------------------------------------- proc /proc ...
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ntfs issue with rsync: read errors mapping permission denied (13)

I have an issue when I want to rsync folders from my external backup hard disk to my NAS. I get this error : read errors mapping permission denied (13) I have root rights; if I want to change the ...
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Setting default udisk2 NTFS option for removable drive

I am running debian/jessie amd64, and I would like to change the default options for ntfs-3g. Namely I'd like to state that any removable device for which filesystem is NTFS, should be mounted with ...
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Linux blocked on df

I am experiencing some trouble with an external HDD. I'm afraid it is starting to getting corrupted or damaged :S. In an application I am using statfs to retrieve information of that external HDD: ...
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Mount NTFS partition as /home with fstab

I am currently installing Arch Linux on a machine which has Windows 10 already installed on it, and I want to use a NTFS partition as /home (because that way, I can easily access my Linux-files from ...
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NTFS-3G: All files are an “unsupported reparse point”

I just connected my NTFS HDD to my homeserver and I have an odd problem. EVERY file on the HDD is displayed as an "unsupported reparse point" in ls -lsa I tried mounting with different permissions ...
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Compiling ntfs-3g from source doesn't yield ntfs-3g binary

I've been battling ntfs-3g for a day now. My goal is to be able to add a non-auto entry to fstab such that I can type mount /media/kael/my-ntfs-partition and have it mount rw without any weird ...
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find's - cnewer broken on NTFS-3g?

After extracting an archive to the wrong place, I thought I'd erase everything created after it, but find . -cnewer archive.7z gave the wrong results. So I made a controlled test by touching three ...
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How do I resize a windows partition without using gparted?

Suppose I have a native (i.e. coming from manufacturers) windows 7 installation on a laptop (with an SSD device, BIOS/MBR partition table if that matters). The partition on the device is completely ...
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how does linux kernel deal with windows NTFS filesystem?

I am reading a text (R. W. Smith LPIC_1 study Guide) that says: Linux can reliably read NTFS and can overwrite existing files, but the Linux kernel can’t write new files to an NTFS partition. ...
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Disable of coloring for ls on NTFS filesystems

I like to have the output of ls colored so I quickly can spot files of specific types, however I have a separate disk in my computer which uses a ntfs-3g filesystem, this means that everything has ...
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ntfs-3g: Input/output error

For the past 3 days (after an update) my Debian Jessie refuses to mount NTFS disks. I reinstalled libfuse2 and ntfs-3g, yet I get the same Input/output error I tried the same disks under Windows 7 ...
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Why are NTFS partitions displayed but NTFS-3G partitions are not?

I'm running Debian Wheezy and have three internal ntfs Windows partitions (main, boot, and recovery). They are mounted via entries in fstab. The filesystem specified for the boot and recovery ...
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mount command permissions: ntfs vs. ntfs-3g

I see numerous how-to examples for mounting an ntfs partition with either a mount command or an entry in fstab. In all cases, specifying ntfs as the filesystem is associated with also specifying ...
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NTFS drive not mounting in Debian

This drive has been working fine for a while, but I recall having had some slight trouble getting it mounted in the past. Anyway, it was disconnected from the machine for some time and when I ...
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unable to mount NTFS as readonly

I'm using a PuppyLinux build with the Ubuntu Precise kernel. NTFS partitions are always mounted as "rw" but i'd like to avoid this if it is not really necessary to prevent filesystem corruption. When ...
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How was ntfs-3g created?

Since NTFS is a proprietary file system created by Microsoft, how did the ntfs-3g developers manage to create an open source version of the NTFS drivers without referring to the NTFS source code? Or ...
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Does Live Linux CD in general have safe handling of Windows NTFS files

I was reading this article - how do I Access or mount windows NTFS partition in Linux that mentions: NTFS3G is an open source cross-platform, stable, GPL licensed, POSIX, NTFS R/W driver used in ...