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

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Disable automount for one particular drive

I know how to disable automount for all drives. But I want to disable automount for one particular drive only. How to do this? Version: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS
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Why is gconf-editor showing limited keys?

Running 14.04 Trusty (on chromebook chroot) and trying to get rid of volume mounting desktop icons. As per many articles, trying to use gconf-editor to change volumes_visible key but there's nothing ...
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x-systemd.automount does not work for ext4 on LVM LV

For following setup: $ lvcreate -L 2048G -n lv99 vg99 $ mkfs.ext4 /dev/mapper/vg99-lv99 $ blkid /dev/mapper/vg99-lv99 /dev/mapper/vg99-lv99: UUID="11111111-2222-3333-4444-555555555555" TYPE="ext4" ...
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pam_mount stopped working

This is how it worked: my Ubuntu workstations authenticate against Active Directory, and pam_mount mounts some CIFS directories on user logon. Now, for some reason, pam_mount stopped working and no ...
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Automount pendrive like Ubuntu Desktop in Ubuntu Server (15.10)

I use the Ubuntu Desktop on my PC and want my Ubuntu Server to automount USB media just like it does on my Desktop: plugin, a folder with same name as label appears in /media/ with the device mounted. ...
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How auto-mount an external Flash disk into a home folder

I have a flash disk where I put videos and I want to auto-mount this USB memory stick into the Videos folder when it's plugged to the computer.
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ubutnu 14.04.4-How to avoid automount of devices

I would like to know how does work the automount of all the devices at the startup of the system, and when I insert a new usb device. I have a live distro of ubuntu 14.04.4 (without any gui,so I can ...
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Symbolic link automount

I created a symbolic link on my desktop to a directory in a different partition. When I unmount the partition, clicking on the link won't automount the partition, but it will if I click the icon on ...
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Disable automount only for Nikon DSLR camera - Ubuntu

Can someone help me out with this issue. Did a search but couldnt find a thread that helped. I need to be able to disable automount for my Nikon DSLR only when its plugged into the USB, its got 2 SD ...
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How can I read SD card on ubuntu?

I read various topics here, but wasn't able to find solution for my problem. I have a sdcard reader on my dell v131 laptop with ubuntu 15.10 installed. I insert my sdcard to reader and cannot find it ...
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How did I mount my Windows partitions?

So, 2 months ago, I wanted to access my Windows partitions while my device is booted on Ubuntu. I had some other work, so I gave this work to my friend. He tried some things apparently. It shows the ...
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External USB HD not being automounted according to fstab

I have an external USB HD and I want it to be mounted on /data/FS/WD2Tb/. I added the following line to my /etc/fstab file: UUID="a05fab8c-5c4c-42be-9898-830ec5ad45dc" /data/FS/WD2Tb/ ext4 ...
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Mounting XBOX360 device on Ubuntu 14.04

Been trying for ages to mount this hard drive to my PC with no hope. I ran lshw and this was the output: *-scsi:2 physical id: 3 bus info: usb@1:6 logical name: scsi9 ...
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Can't automount XFS partition

This is my friends netbook which is an Asus eeepc 1015h with 2GB Ram and 250GB HDD. Here is the problem when I go to "disks" under Preferences and choose /sda2 and settings then I can set the slider ...
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Auto mount windows partition

I have windows partitions, I want my Ubuntu MATE to auto-mount them at startup, and I don't know how to do this.
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Explain This Mount Option Please

On this guide it states to create the bind mount below in the fstab file so that we don't have to manually mount it on reboots. What I don't understand is the third option (none). /home/users ...
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Auto-Mount SD-card formatted as ext4 on ubuntu touch

I try to use an MicroSD card containing a chroot environment which I can break, e.g. by installing software, without damaging the OS on my bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, however I can not let the ...
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How is name of package for mounting sd-cards?

What is the name of the package for mounting sd-cards, micro-sd-cards and mmc-cards ? It seems that this package is not installed by default (or needs to be re-installed) ? Some of sd-cards get ...
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How to mount a NAS during boot?

I'm trying to mount a NAS drive USB connected to my Netgear 4300 router with NO password using 14.04. I have tried several options in the fstab file (including the ones here ...
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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.