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Title: Reformat data only drive from NTFS to whatever Linux likes?
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Created: January 1, 2017
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There is a nice one page write up on this question here (PC Wolrd - Ext4 vs NTFS) on day 16 of a 30-day diary learning Linux.

Ext4 advantages:

In addition to this article others have pointed out how NTFS requires extras drivers that are non-native to Linux / Ubuntu.

The article does mention some benefits of a Windows drive that might effect you so I suggest reading it.

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