I am facing a problem when I try to connect my external hard drive which is a 2TB NTFS usb storage to my labtop , the problem is that fedora mounts the drive only in Read only mode, I can access all files and folders but I am not able to write anything on the disk even create new folder is greyed out.
Try installing package ntfs-3g.
First of all ntfs-3g is already installed.
then when I try to mount it as it is described in tutorial I receive the following error
The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Falling back to read-only mount because the NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Please resume and shutdown Windows fully (no hibernation or fast restarting.) this error message is none sense because the disk is not part of local hard drive it is an external hard drive and I don't have any windows operating system
Have a look to this other topic and see if it could be of help:
Ok , I connected the disk to windows system and ran a check disk and now it works fine in Fedora
It is cool if you have a windows system than you can use to do a fschk but if you don’t have the command refereed in the link
sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdXY (where X= letter of device Y = number of the partition) should do the work. It did in my case when i had the same issue.
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