Fix Windows 10 Or 8 Partition Mounted As Read-Only On Linux When Dual Booting

Users dual booting Windows 10 or 8 and a Linux distribution, be it Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora, openSUSE and so on, will sometimes noticed that the Windows partition is mounted as read only, allowing access to files from the Windows partition, but denying the creation of new files and folders, or modifying existing files. On older Linux distributions, users might not be able to access the Windows partition at all, receiving a “Failed to mount, operation not permitted” error which also adds that the NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Here are some solutions.