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tlcmd
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moving files from home to data

Post by tlcmd » Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:08 pm

Now that I have a partition system with a 50 GB home as ext4, that is where my LMDE3 pasted my 42 Gigs of music files leaving only 8+Gigs for anything else. How do I move those files from home to data which is ntsf formatted and wide open? The files were in my Windows 10 file system. This is the first time I ever set up a data partition or formatted any linux partition as ntsf.

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Re: moving files from home to data

Post by WharfRat » Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:50 pm

tlcmd,

Do you intend to share that data partition with a windows OS installation or is it going to be accessed exclusively by the LMDE3 OS :?:

If you do not intend to share it you would be better off formatting it ext4.
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Re: moving files from home to data

Post by tlcmd » Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:13 pm

I would like to share it with my Windows 10, so how can I move files from home (ext4) to data (NTSF)?
Also, how can I designate which place to put files aas they are entered ; home or data)?

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Re: moving files from home to data

Post by WharfRat » Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:45 pm

You will simply mount the ntfs partition to a mountpoint to have access to it.

You can also enter the criteria in /etc/fstab to have it mount during boot,

Paste back the results of sudo blkid so I can provide you the necessary information.
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