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I had mounted a partition in /usr/share during installation of xubuntu.Then I used Gparted to format the partition. Then whenever I boot my PC a message is displayed "press s to skip d to manually mount the device". how can I solve this?

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You need to edit /etc/fstab and remove the /usr/share mount point:

sudo gedit /etc/fstab

You should see a line like this:

UUID=XXXXXX /usr/share ext4 rw,errors=remount-ro 0 0

That is the line telling your system to mount the partition with UUID XXXX to the directory /usr/share. Deleting that line should solve your problem.

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thanks man. it worked – success Oct 8 '12 at 14:03

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