ubuntu can not edit ntfs and can not see fat32 files

files on win ntfs file storage partition (D) can not be edited in ubuntu. Somewhere I found that ubuntu can not edit ntfs files, but can edit fat files. So, in xp I reformated my win storage partition to fat32 and moved the files back to this fat32 partition. Back in ubuntu and file manager now does ...

Ubuntu Locked Icon for NTFS Symbolic Links

Set up Ubuntu 8.04 for dual boot (GRUB) on Windows XP machine. Since I have a substantial amount of files in Windows on the NTFS partition and go back and forth between Linux and Windows, I'm keeping everything on the Windows partition. I created symbolic links to folders like /media/New Disk/Docume ...

Ubuntu 8 is corrupting NTFS disks

HiI have a very strange and worrying problem. Let me explain.I have a windows vista machine and an ubuntu machine. For several months I have been using NTFS on all disks so that both Ubuntu and Vista can share disks, without any problems.Since a couple of days ago it seems like Ubuntu is corrupting ...

Ubuntu Unable to mount NTFS drives, used to work perfectly...

Normally upon starting Ubuntu, I have 2 ntfs partitions on a hard drive for storage. Ubuntu would automatically mount these and allow me access to the files on them without me doing anything than double clicking the drive icon on my ubuntu desktop.Now, the drive icons no longer appear on my desktop, ...

Ubuntu Installing 10 in NTFS primary

I've had 8.04 installed in a 10 gb NTFS Primary partition with XP installed as my main OS in C:various times and now I have a new comp and set it up with my 7 standard partitionsFactory Recovery FAT 32XP (C) NTFS PrimaryUbuntu NTFS PrimaryAPPS NTFS logicalFILES NTFS logicalMEDIA NTFS logicalBACKUP F ...

Set up Vista to read/write ext3, or set up Ubuntu to read/write ntfs?

A thread of mine recently got to the point where it made me want to start a new thread...I posted about dual booting ubuntu with vista but I now have a broader question.One member mentioned that while 7.10 read/writes ntfs, he has occasionally lost some files to corruption in the process (especially ...

Ubuntu Mount, raid and ntfs

I there, I'm brand new to linux.Ok I'm trying to have acces to some file I have on a 2nd HD. My Problem is that it's NTFS and frankly I'm not sure were to go to acces it. I have look in Places\computer\ were I can find 2 optical reader, one filesystem and one that is named 19.5 G. This is the drive ...

Ubuntu unable to mount ntfs using live cd

I have this company laptop Thinkpad T40 with Win XP. While trying to share some files with my home computer I changed the domain name to workgroup. It prompted me to restart which I did. Now it does not let me log back in. Now I have resigned from my job and need to give back the laptop within 3-4 d ...

Ubuntu Problems with an NTFS Partition.

I'll start by outlining the setup.Dual Boot machine with Ubuntu 7.04 and Windows 2000. Win2k and Ubuntu on /dev/sdb - 18gb SCSI drive, 9.52gb NTFS partition for Windows, works fine in Windows and fine in Ubuntu (can read files on it perfectly well). Remainder is used by Ubuntu. And now the problem:S ...

Ubuntu Can't Mount NTFS Partitons

*gasp* A new one. I've searched and no one really answered my error. My fdisk -l still lists my /dev/hda1 intact as shown below:Disk /dev/hda: 20.4 GB, 20491075584 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2491 cylindersUnits = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytesDevice Boot Start End Blocks Id System/d ...

install svn in ubuntu and upload files to online repository

im new to ubuntu,i wanna know how to install svn in my ubuntu and upload files to a specific url say beans talk. i run ubuntu using vmware from my windows vista HOST os. ie ubuntu is guest here.I hope some1 can help me in this regard as i like ubuntu and i work alot on codes which i need to update o ...

Ubuntu no help files? can't write to thumbdrives? wtf?

I have an important question about the distribution disk:WHY does it not install the help files when it installs ubuntu?WHAT am I supposed to do when I don't have internet access on the computer I loaded ubuntu on; and the machine says I should go to the WEB for help.very aggravating... ](*,) not ev ...

Ubuntu Kernel configuration files

Where are the Ubuntu kernel configuration files in both 9.04 and 9.10 (under which directory) ...

Using ubuntu to recover files from windows vista

Hi... I'm sure this is an issue that has been discussed before, but I can't locate the help I need, so I am asking here.What I am doing is using ubuntu to recover files from a windows vista pc that will no longer boot. I have downloaded the live disc, burned it as an iso on a dvd, booted from it and ...

Ubuntu saving/opening files: Image preview - how to disable

in ubuntu, saving/opening files from some application, the interface is much better than xp's however, ubuntu shows an image preview which pops up unexpectedly, usually hindering much the view of the area which is being used, for selecting a file, for instance. it's really annoying is there any way ...

Can Ubuntu Play .wav Files?

I'm trying to play a .wav file using audacious and all the other soundtrack players available for ubuntu. However, these files do not play and they are all .wav files. Can ubuntu play .wav files or do these files need to be changed into .mp3 files? ...

Ubuntu Having difficulty opening NTFS data partition of internal hard disk

Good evening folks,A week or so ago I had a wierd problem with my Windows OS, whereby I restarted to find that the laptop wouldn't load Windows anymore, displaying only a blue screen that said some recent Hardware changes had disabled that possibility.After trying to reformat the OS, with my XP SP2 ...

Ubuntu Convert source files to UTF8

I am experiencing some problems with text files, such as LaTeX source files. Since I migrated from Windows to Ubuntu, all the files have an encoding that does not correctly work with Kile. It compiles the source files to PDF nevertheless, but gibes me a lot of errors about different characters and i ...

Ubuntu Linux ignoring Windows NTFS permissions & security settings?

I have NTFS-protected directories under Windows. However under Linux, even though I'm not logged in as a Super-User, Ubuntu cheerfully mounts all NTFS partitions on this machine and EVERY computer on my home network. This gives my GUESTS complete access to all machines connected to my network: Nauti ...

Ubuntu Mounting 'Looks' For NTFS But Finds Ext3

My laptop HD is partitioned into 6 sections. Long story on why. BUT when I installed Ubuntu 9.10, NTFS was on /dev/sda1 and Ubuntu was on /dev/sda5 and life was good. I installed pySDM to take care of mounting the NTFS partition on /dev/sda1 and still life was good. Recently, I installed OpenSuse on ...

Does Ubuntu 8.04 support NTFS USB drive by default?

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 but my university still using Ubuntu 8.04.I have no administrator right on my university's computers. Students are only allowed to use non-Administrator user account.I am thinking of converting my USB Hard Drive from FAT to NTFS.If any installation is required, I don't think t ...

how do I make ubuntu display txt files directly?

how do I make ubuntu display txt files directly? (instead of asking me: run in terminal, display, run etc).. ...

Ubuntu Seeing other files

Just installed Xubuntu 9.10 on my Dual boot laptop (this now makes it a triple boot)but unlike my Ubuntu 8.4 installation where I can see and access both my Ubuntu and Windows files, in the 9.10 installation I can't see any other files.Has anyone any idea's why ...

Ubuntu doesnt shut down completely

after the last update I noticed severe problems with firefox. When I want to start firefox it says "firefox is already running, but is not responding. to open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart the system." Additionally Ubuntu doesnt completely shut ...

Where does Ubuntu put pdf files when you print to them

Where does Ubuntu put pdf files when you print to pdf as output from print? ...

Ubuntu Recover windows files

my windows computer crashed and I booted a live CD. when i got to the my documents in the drive it was empty except for folders and a desktop.ini file. When i was creating my account on windows it asked if i wanted to make my files private and i did. I think there is some kind of windows permissions ...

ubuntu 8.04 files r not working in 8.10

ubuntu 8.04 files r not working for 8.10 all files corrupted plzz reply meei installed skype in 8.04 same setup installed in 8.10 saying coruppted .. plzz tell me the reason adnd tell me ansswer plzzzz ...

How to install Ubuntu Studio Audio files on Hardy.

I am running Ubuntu Hardy 8.0 on Acer 3620 Laptop and i am trying to install Ubuntu Studio audio files. I don't require the complete theme, i just want to be able to select the Studio Login/Logout sound files and the wallpaper. Is this possible? the result of apt-get install ubuntustudio-audio is0 u ...

Ubuntu Stopped Sharing FIles

Yesterday Ubuntu stopped sharing files with my other machines. I restarted all of my machines but it has not helped.How i set up sharing:the simple: right click | Sharing options | enable sharing methodeverything worked well for about a week.I have noticed that my other machines dont find any shares ...

Ubuntu doesnt boot

I have an HP pavillion dv6000 laptop with the troublesom broadcom wireless card. Due to that, I wasnt able to run the live cd. I used the alternate cd to do the installation. But now, it doesnt seem to hav worked as ubuntu doesnt load. At the boot screen, the bar below the text, 'ubuntu', freezes ha ...

Making Ubuntu read .exe files?

Can some one teach me or point me in the derection to make Ubuntu support .exe files? ...

Ubuntu Downloading .deb files

Form where can I download Ubuntu conformant .deb files? ...

ubuntu doesnt recognise my network card?

ubuntu doesnt recognise my network card, and i dont have any drivers for ethernet.All I know is that I have 10Mbit LAN..When I had windows installed, network worked fine (I have a router, so I dont have to configure nothing).What to do? ...

Ubuntu Running .exe files

Can Ubuntu run .exe files? If it can, how? ...

Ubuntu accessing txt files from my external hard drive

HiI removed the hard drive from my old windows 2000 pc. I now wish to read some text files that are on it into ubuntu (the text files are for a web app that I'm building).I have an external hard drive reader and have managed to view these files from my dual-boot (windows xp/ubuntu) laptop via window ...

Ubuntu Trying to mount NTFS slave drive...

warriorness@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/hdb1 /media/WindowsThe problem is that it doesn't give me permissions to read/write the disk. I can only even browse it via Admin > Disks. ...

Ubuntu Transferring large files between Laptop/Desktop?

I have many files, some of them around 160-170mb, that I'd like to transfer from my laptop to my desktop. My desktop runs Ubuntu, and the files on my laptop are on an XP partition as well as an Ubuntu partition. What would be the best way to migrate everything over? ...

Ubuntu open xls files by default with excel

Helloi'm trying to make ubuntu open xls files by default with exceli make a script called openexcel and put this line:wine "C:\programas\microsoft office\office11\excel.exe" "`winepath -w "$@"`"it opens the excel but gives me an error: "error accessing file. Networ ...

Ubuntu Trouble Mounting external NTFS..

About 2 weeks ago my laptop died on me. Power related difficulties.But before I can send it in I need to get stuff off and delete some private information off.So I pulled out the HardDrive and hooked it upto my desktop computer with the adapter... Window's kept giving me delayed write errors so I'm ...

Ubuntu fat32 -> all files gone after Winblows accessed drive

Okay so I have a fat32 partition that I use to store shared files between winblows and ubuntu. Originally, in Ubuntu all my files showed up fine but would not show up in Winblows. So under winblows, I created a folder just to see if it would show up in ubuntu which it didn't (I could still see all m ...

Is Ubuntu able to follow NTFS shortcuts?

A friend of mine installed Ubuntu. Ubuntu recognized the ntfs partitions no problem. It appears though that Ubuntu doesn't recognize ntfs shortcuts.Ivan. ...

Ubuntu playing *.dat files problem

i wanna play vcd on ubuntu (specially *.dat files). i install automatix and install multimedia codecs but not to able play dat files. how can i play dat files and copy them to hard disk? please answer me. ...

Ubuntu How to move NTFS partition?

I dual-boot my laptop, so when I installed Ubuntu I resized a NTFS partition rather than deleting it. I later realized (after installing Gnome partition editor) that Toshiba had a "recovery" partition for if Vista had to be reinstalled. This partition was about 1.5 GB (for 100MB of data), ...

Ubuntu Cannot write files to another Linux computer

I have a network consisting of a Ubuntu machine, a Windows XP machine and a dual boot laptop.I can connect the XP machine to the Ubuntu with no problem and I can read files on the Ubuntu computer from the Laptop booted in Ubuntu but I cannot write to the files on the Ubuntu box.I have set up the use ...

Ubuntu ability to read NTFS hard drive data

Have some data copied from another "defunct" (exposure to viruses) M/S windows machine that I have copied to a secondary/slave hard drive and want to bring over to Ubuntu once I get it (Ubuntu) installed on the computer.Can Ubuntu read/copy from NTFS formatted hard drive to the Ubuntu home ...

Ubuntu Squeezebox server and NTFS files

I have installed Maverick 64 bit and Squeezebox Server and now I am trying to get the computer to scan my music library. The library is divided into two partitions FLAC and My Music (Mp3 songs). I have put symbolic links for each into my Home directory and pointed Squeezebox to that folder. Unfortun ...

Ubuntu Restoring deleted files from an NTFS partition in Linux

An older couple (good friends of mine) had their Windows installation crash (they should have been using Ubuntu in the first place ;)). They know the basics of how to use a computer, so they reinstalled Windows only to realize that EVERYTHING was replaced anew to factory settings. Now they are worri ...

Ubuntu Copying Many Files En Masse from NTFS to NTFS, Fragmentation

I have a question about copying many files from one hard drive to another at one time.Both drives I would like to copy to and from are formatted using NTFS (I would like to access each while using Windows). Both drives are 1 TB drives. The files I would like to copy to the second drive total 800 GB. ...

Ubuntu 0 Byte Files, Rsync, NTFS and db:encryptable

I am using 9.04 as my day to day OS and maintain a dual boot setup with XP (just in case). I have my working files on an NTFS partition which I've permanently mounted in 9.04. I also run VirtualBox inside of 9.04 regularly. Recently I've run into a condition where I'm somehow creating 0 byte files o ...

Ubuntu deleted & moved files on ntfs drives still accessible under Windows from old location

deleted & moved files on ntfs drives are still accessible under Windows from their old location.Also newly copied files from Ubuntu 9.04 to the external usb hdd with the ntfs file system aren't visible under Windows XP from time to time.Copying to a FAT32 usb drive shows all files properly under ...