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How to Mount Windows NTFS Partition in Linux

Mar 08, 2021, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gagan Mishra)

This is quite common for Dual Boot users who use Windows and Linux simultaneously for their work. You can easily mount Windows partitions through File Manager. When you try to mount the NTFS partition from a terminal, you will encounter an 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.)"

In this article, we will see how to mount the NTFS filesystem in Linux and how to resolve and make the drive read and write.

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