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Sorting out NTFS filesystem issues

Sorting out NTFS filesystem issues

Sorting out NTFS filesystem issues

I have some NTFS external USB drives that I attach to both Linux and Windows systems. Windows does not handle these NTFS drives as well as Linux (or Linux abuses some rules when writing to NTFS).

  • On Linux, I may have written two adjacent files as "index.html" and "Index.html" but Windows can only see "index.html"
  • On Linux, the written filepath & filename may exceed the character length of what can be read/written in Windows.
Are there any tools to identify where Linux has written to NTFS in a way that Windows will have trouble reading?

Are there any preventative tweaks that can be made to Linux to prevent it from writing to NTFS in a way that Windows cannot read?

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