mount an annoying ntfs windows disk

A lot of the time in Windows 10 you have to deal with an issue where it doesn’t completely close the drive so that it can “fash-boot” and unlucky for us Linux developers actually respect this setting without clobbering it.  Because in all actuality it might be an important thing to pay attention to.  For example if you suspended the drive making alterations may effect your next wake up event.  So if you need to access the drive and you don’t want to jump into Windows and disable that feature all together so you can access the data from Linux you can use 1 simple command and mount the drive in read-only mode.

udisksctl mount –block-device /dev/sda1 –options ro

If you don’t know the part that is /dev/sda1 would be your drive.  You can figure out which drive is which by using :

sudo fdisk -l

Any way hope this helps people.

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