Questions about mounting filesystems automatically, either at boot time or when plugging in

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Hard Drive Dying

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 on my older desktop. Sometimes when booting up, I get a message that "/" or "/tmp" could not be mounted, or else a disk error was detected and a disk check will start ...
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Automouting NFS share inside NAT'd LXC container fails

I have 2x Ubuntu 14.04 LXC setups One is on bare metal hardware and containers are assigned IP adresses directly from the network The other one is on an ESXi virtual machine and using NAT via the ...
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Change default mount options

I have installed Ubuntu on an MSI laptop that has an SSD and an HDD. Ubuntu was installed to a partition on the HDD, and the SSD contains only an NTFS partition for Windows. I have found out that one ...
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Swap partition loaded but not listed in fstab

I'm in the process of moving my swap partition between two disks and I encountered this behaviour that makes me uncomfortable removing my old swap. I'd like to know: If I can safely remove the swap ...
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LDAP to create home directories in NFS location

I am trying to setup LDAP in a way that when a user logs in , it creates the home directory in the nfs location. I use a Synology NAS box. I tried Automount - autofs with auto.home as per synology ...
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Auto mount network drive when connected to specific network

I'm trying to get my laptop running Ubuntu, automatically mount a network drive (NFS) when I connect to my home network. I've looked into examples of auto mounting network drives in /etc/fstab using ...
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[Kubuntu 15.10][KDE 5.15.0] How to handle the removable media?

In previous Kubuntu/KDE version there was a way to intelligently handle removable media. I could configure which media automount and when based upon it label. Now I cannot see how to do it with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - autofs and bind mount

is it possible to tell autofs to use "mount --rbind..." instead of "mount --bind..." by default? The reason is that we are exporting a folder, let's call that /exports, which holds different other ...
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Cannot move file to trash after auto-mount in ubuntu 15.10

I have set my NTFS partition for auto-mount in Ubuntu 15.10 using the GUI utility as follows - Auto-mount settings All the options provided are the defaults options. After I restart, the partition ...
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Automount and Virtual Machine

I decided last week to change my OS, only because I absolutely hate Win10. My plan was to create a virtual machine with Win7 (BTW I love it -) and run this on ubuntu 15.10. I do not know anything ...
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Cannot get exfat USB drive to automount

As I understand it, when I install the packages exfat-fuse and exfat-utils any usb device formatted with exfat should automount. However, it does not work. I can manually mount using the ...
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Set a hook on eCryptfs mount

I want to run several commands as root after my eCryptfs is mounted on my login. Can I somehow set a hook for that? Can I do it with systemd? What I want to achieve is to mount automatically on login ...
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Cannot mount hfs partition on read/write

In ubuntu 15.10 I am trying to mount a hfs (max osx) partition on start up. In /etc/fstab I have added this line (notice the rw option): /dev/sda2 /home/mac/mac-mount hfsplus rw,defaults 0 0 After ...
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GUI for managing persistent network filesystem mounts

Is there a GUI for managing persistent network filesystem mounts? I presume it would be a thin GUI layer on top of /etc/fstab file?
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Secondary hard disk does not auto-mount

I have a secondary hard disk (8 TB, ext4) that does not auto-mount on OS startup despite "auto-mount" being set to "on" within the "Mount Options" of the "Disks" utility application. How do I enable ...
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autofs is not able to mount the remote folder

Hi I am trying to automount remote file system using autofs. For this I installed autofs % sudo apt-get install cifs-utils autofs Then I edited /etc/auto.master to have the following line: /ufs ...
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ZFS Pools are not autoloading on Ubuntu 15.10

I have install Ubuntu 15.10 to a USB drive, and while everything works mostly, I have to perform a lot of manual tasks after a reboot. I am using the computer for my media center. There is a similar ...
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How to change default automount options for USB devices to read-only?

I'm trying to change the default mount options for USB drives. I want them to mount as read only so no files can be extracted from the host computer. Any ideas on how I can do this (using 15.10)?
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disable automount while the GUI session will not log on

I performed an automount using the procedure described on this page on a NTFS and FAT partition : Is there a program to mount all of my drives automatically? Now, my session won't load in GUI mode ...
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mount HD with “special rights”

I auto mount (on boot/startup) an external (USB) HD on my Ubuntu Server. But, my webserver must see, and have access to the filesystem on this HD. My System is 3.16.0-53-generic #72~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP ...
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Can't get my ntfs partitions UUID in 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10, and I can't mount my NTFS partitions I searched a lot and found few solutions and tried them but the funny thing is that everytime I get the UUID's that the partitions had ...
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How to mount a sambashare with autofs and cifs

I'm trying to automount a sambashare as CIFS, as documented here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs#CIFS This seems so simple, I'm running out of things to google. It's probably something very ...
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How to change permissions of automount?

I set up a Ubuntu 14.04 machine for my family. I noticed that when I insert a USB key it gets automounted to /media/$username/$volumename. /media/$username has an ACL that only allows $username to ...
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No boot into Unity after turning on automatic mount options for hard disk

My updated Ubuntu 15.4 desktop has a SSD drive (sda) and a hard disk (sdb). It boots from the SSD drive. Then I needed to click on the hard disk in order to mount it. Because I wanted my PC to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't automount usb when running cinnamon shell

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I tend to alternate between running it with the default Unity shell or with the Cinnamon shell. I have noticed that when I am using the Cinnamon shell, external USB drives ...
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Trouble automounting an SD card on Trusty

I need an SD card to be mounted unattended, as soon as it is inserted in its slot. Usual enough, but the prbm is it does not get mounted and I am missing why. In /etc/fstab: #Entry for ...
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Fstab doesn't mount with exec

I have an ext4 partition that I mount using the following fstab line UUID=41dec246-654d-4e35-9d4e-68150e40c5b0 /mnt/Data ext4 defaults,user 0 2 But then I realized that I can't ...
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drives mount after switch to windows and get back to ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 beside Windows 8 When I boot Ubuntu windows NTFS drives don't open and show this: Error mounting /dev/sda5/ at /media/username/Ali : command-line mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Remounting an USB-device

When I connect an external HDD or an USB stick, it gets mounted automatically under /media/<username>/<name>. Clicking on the "Eject" button in the file manager unmounts it. Once it's ...
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Writable access for all users in fstab

What should I change in this line so every user can have writable access: curlftpfs#root:12345@192.168.1.226/mnt/usbmounts/sda3 /media/MediaPlayer fuse ...
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ftp automount in ubuntu

I need to automount ftp, but not only at boot but always with some timeout. Btw this ftp server is mediaplayer. Please help. Ubuntu version 14.04. Like usb but ftp.
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USB drive might be broken. How to find out for sure?

I got this USB drive from my father. It doesn't show up in the GUI anymore and in fact couldn't even get mounted properly. Below is the dmesg output from the time I plugged in the drive. It does ...
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Drive address split?

The Ubuntu box I use as a media server seems to have done something odd with one of its' disks, and I'm not really even sure how to describe it. As shown in the screenshot, the File explorer is ...
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Automount drive on startup

I have an internal HDD with all my Steam games loaded on it. Everytime I boot my pc I have to open the HDD in the File Manager. Otherwise Steam does not recognise it and I have to manually add the ...
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Why has Ubuntu silently disabled automount of DVD and USB drives?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. By default, DVDs and USB drives used to mount automatically. I had even configured VLC to automatically play a DVD when inserted. However, recently without any ...
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External drives will not automount until I log out and in again

Issue: When I boot up Ubuntu external USB drives such as my external HD and thumb drives, as well as the Windows partition are not recognized or mounted until I log out from the user and log in again ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from mounting a partition it founds?

Adding a static fstab record for a particular partition effectively prevents automatic mounting logic to work with and it works great when I want the partition to actually be mounted (in a place I ...
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How to automatically eject drivers disk when mounting Android phone?

I have an Alcatel One Touch 4045D android phone. It did not mount in Ubuntu until I added the IDs to /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libmtp.rules. But the phone mounts as a CD with "USB Driver". If I eject ...
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With fstab, how do I automatically mount an NTFS partition with full permissions for every user?

With the fstab file, how can I mount my /dev/sda3 NTFS partition at boot with full access by any user?
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Cannot unmount USB o write on USB as normal user

I have the following file of rules in /etc/udev/rules.d/ KERNEL!="sd[a-z]*", GOTO="media_by_label_auto_mount_end" # Import FS infos IMPORT{program}="/sbin/blkid -o udev -p %N" # Get a label if ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Automount CD/DVD to /media

So.. a few months ago I upgraded my system from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. Clean install, everything fresh. I haven't had to insert a disk until just now and I've come across a problem. Specifically, ...
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Flash drives don't mount automatically and don't show in GTK+3 applications

Ubuntu 14.04 stopped handling flash drives recently, for unknown reasons. There's no hardware or filesystem problems, I tested multiple ones and they all mount correctly on Windows on the same ...
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NTFS drive does not automounts

I have an NTFS drive that is set to automount at startup but for some reason it doesn't. (There is another drive with same properties that does.) Any ideas why?
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14.04 - Mounted secondary HDD disagrees with fstab after resume from suspend

I have a secondary HDD on my PC reserved for media which is mounted automatically on boot. However, after suspend/resume, although it shows as mounted, I cannot acceess it or unmount so I can mount it ...
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How to disable USB automount in Xubuntu 14.04

In Xubuntu 14.04 I have tried to disable USB automount by creating the following two files as found here: Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting and rebooting: /lib/udev/unmount.sh ...
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CIFS Automount not working - requires client password

I'm having a problem getting LinuxMachine2 to auto-mount (at boot) from LinuxMachine1. LinuxMachine1 has this entry in /etc/fstab : //10.100.100.100/homes /mnt/new_sftp cifs ...
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Problem with automount and exfat fstype

I need some help to configure automount with exfat filesystem (no problem with ext4 for example). $ sudo automount -f -v $ ls /home/user/automount Automount return this error. mounted direct on ...
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How to create script for run sudo mount -a

I'm very very new for ubuntu. I have one raspberry with ubuntu-mate os. Now I got one problem with it. I edit fstab on /etc/fstab for mount share folder from windows server. It works fine after I do ...
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xubuntu suddenly asked me for my password to mount an USB flash disk. Is this normal?

It never asked for it before or after and this one time was after the flash disk was inserted in an untrusted computer. I don't remember the message exactly. Is it possible malware got on the flash ...
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How to automount user homes from MS Server via sss

I'd like to make an Ubuntu box member of an AD and automount home directories during login from a Samba server. I managed to join the AD the realmd way. So I can look-up users and their passwd lines. ...