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I want to auto mount all my partitions on startup. This is how my /etc/fstab file looks like:

proc    /proc   proc    nodev,noexec,nosuid     0       0
#Entry for /dev/sda1 :
UUID=3bf842ea-923b-43fe-b5f9-066fc920aaec       /       ext4    errors=remount-$
#Entry for /dev/sdb1 :
UUID=F0C859BDC8598330   /media/Bas      ntfs-3g defaults,locale=en_US.UTF-8    $
#Entry for /dev/sda3 :
UUID=146213A76D02F7AD   /media/sda3     ntfs-3g defaults,locale=en_US.UTF-8    $
UUID=1C33A98704D941F1   /media/sda3     ntfs-3g defaults,locale=en_US.UTF-8    $
#Entry for /dev/sda5 :
UUID=ba48c631-5652-4ce7-85a3-bda96b353ca7       none    swap    sw      0      $

The last line I added myself manually. Can anyone help me with this?

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It seems you add a wrong entry (/media/sda3 is duplicated) please first list the /dev/sda* you have –  user61928 Oct 2 '12 at 10:06
    
Do you want a program that will do it for you automatically ? –  Suhaib Oct 2 '12 at 17:37
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You have duplicated lines for the same mount point /media/sda3 appears two times. Try creating a new mount point like /media/newdisk and put it in your /etc/fstab I'm taking your input as example, if /media/sda3 works, so should this line.

UUID=1C33A98704D941F1   /media/newdisk     ntfs-3g defaults,locale=en_US.UTF-8    $
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This question is asked and published on a lot of websites and forums. Also, fstab is Linux related, not Xubuntu especific.

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I think is a valid point to mention that it is Xubuntu; not everybody can guess what is Xubuntu specific, what is Ubuntu specific or what is Linux specific; and the ones that do know, can infer from that. –  Awi Jun 5 at 17:33
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