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In my nautilus, I have this annoying drive labeled "Ubuntu 12.10 i386" and when you click on it, it gives the 'cannot mount' error. With a little GParted research, I found out that its the Extended partition containing the SWAP partition. Since it's obviously not of any use to nautilus, how do I make it stop showing up as an unmounted drive, or at least hide it?


sudo fdisk -l:

Disk /dev/sda: 40.0 GB, 40000000000 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4863 cylinders, total 78125000 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x0006d75b

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *        2048    52430847    26214400   83  Linux
/dev/sda2        76029950    78123007     1046529    5  Extended
/dev/sda3        52430848    76027903    11798528   83  Linux
/dev/sda5        76029952    78123007     1046528   82  Linux swap / Solaris

Partition table entries are not in disk order

cat /etc/fstab:

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
# / was on /dev/sda1 during installation
UUID=3121059f-9006-45f2-af1a-ab43a06c9cf3 /               ext4    errors=remount-ro 0       1
# swap was on /dev/sda5 during installation
UUID=2c247e1f-c09e-4852-822a-30e92c863196 none            swap    sw              0       0
/dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  auto    rw,user,noauto,exec,utf8 0       0
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Can you add the outputs of sudo fdisk -l and cat /etc/fstab to the question. –  mikewhatever Nov 8 '12 at 2:57
Just did. Its in the question –  UncleNerdicus Nov 8 '12 at 22:41
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