Fixing NTFS Flash Drive on Ubuntu

When ejecting a NTFS flash drive, my system froze and I had to manually power down the machine.
I plugged in the flash drive on another ubuntu machine and got an "unknown error".
When I plugged it back to the initial machine, the same error appeared.

A quick search showed that the command ntfsfix can fix this problem.[1]

sudo ntfsfix /dev/"device name"

For example, if your flash drive is mounted at /dev/sdb, it would be

sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdb

Hope this helps if you run into a similar problem.

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