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Sometimes when I restart my computer, my drives will mount but sometimes they won't (like right now when I'm typing this question out).

Is there an easy way, like a program that can mount them for me? Going in the console, making folders, etc, is NOT what I want. I like how Windows does it where they always mount the drives no matter what.

If there isn't a program how else can I easily mount all drives?

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Operating system? File manager? –  user25656 Mar 23 '13 at 12:11
    
@vasa1 I'm using an unmodified/vanilla version of Ubuntu 12.10 –  Jryl Mar 23 '13 at 12:18
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Okay, so the file manager will be Nautilus. –  user25656 Mar 23 '13 at 12:26

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This works in 12.10, 13.04, 13.10 and 14.04

Type Disks in Dash, and you will get:

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Click on the little gears, to get the sub menu, and choose Edit Mount Options. After that you will see:

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Change the Automatic Mount Options to ON. do that to all the drives that you need mounted on start-up.

Note: Be careful with you modify, it may cause the system not to work properly.

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Thank you this did work. –  Jryl Mar 23 '13 at 12:37
    
Just glad it worked for you. –  Mitch Mar 23 '13 at 12:38
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This is excellent advice. Many people are used to having to edit /etc/fstab manually. While that's appropriate and useful in many situations, it's good to know that a volume's mount options can be customized with the reasonably user-friendly GUI in Disks. –  Eliah Kagan Mar 23 '13 at 13:53
    
Will this also work with encrypted drives? –  Tom Brossman Mar 26 '13 at 21:23
    
@TomBrossman I just created an encrypted disk, and unfortunately it will not work with it. –  Mitch Mar 27 '13 at 6:26

How to auto mount NTFS part/disks in Ubuntu

Press the Ubuntu button, start your disks application.

disks

select your NTFS Partition/Disk? Press the configuration button select Edit Mount Options...

Edit Mount Options

Turn off the Automatic Mount Options, select Mount at startup. choose your Display Name Like Data or partition-Data or seriously-not-porn, whichever best describes your personality?!

Mount Options window

Mount Point means where do you want it to be mounted! this could be /mnt/DATA//home/username/part-data or /home/username/Videos/no-porno again, what best describes your personality! After that Press OK, type in your password, again OK. and restart your system, and see your mounted HardDiskdrive.

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Thanks. It works. –  PhatHV May 8 at 4:01

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