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

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ntfs drive shows in file manager but need to mount it before i can access it

i have changed from Windows 7 to Ubuntu...deleted windows boot-loader & installed Ubuntu on Windows C drive. The other partitions on laptop do not mount automatically but the external hard drive ...
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mount point changed

in my machine I have a partition that I mount after logging in. Usually it is mounted in /media/Data Since yesterday (I don't know what I did) it is mounted in /media/Data_ and the mounting ...
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Automatic NTFS Partition Mount on Startup

I have been looking through other answers on this site but I can't seem to get automatic mount of a partition quite right. I want the partition to automount on startup, and the partition is NTFS ...
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How to connect mp3-player?

Can you give advice how to auto-mount an mp3-player in Ubuntu 14.04. I've connected the mp3 player to a notebook using an USB cable but it is not automatically mounted. update #1: player ORION ...
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Understanding the zfs boot services with systemd on Ubuntu

I would like to understand exactly how zfs is being initiated at boot running systemd on Ubuntu. Although the system boots fine it appears not all zfs filesystems automount, and zpools need to be ...
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How to prevent duplicate bind mounts?

My fstab contains this: 192.168.0.8:/mnt/HD/HD_a2 /media/storage nfs rw,user,auto,hard,intr 0 0 /media/nas/Music /home/benubird/Music none bind,user,auto 0 0 If I run mount /media/nas twice, the ...
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x-systemd.automount & CIFS shares in fstab

In my /etc/fstab, I have set up a few CIFS shares to be mounted, using the template shown below: //192.168.0.1/volume /mnt/mountpoint/ cifs ...
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davfs2 automount unknown option error

I tried this but i get this error. /sbin/mount.davfs:/etc/davfs2/davfs2.conf:34: unknown option This is the line that i uncommented for secrets. That line is like below. secrets ~/.davfs2/secrets ...
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Change eCryptFS mount options (remove nosuid)?

Is there a way to modify the mount options for an encrypted home partition on Ubuntu, specifically to remove the nosuid option? Relatedly, is removing nosuid likely to cause any difficulties mounting ...
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Davfs mount is owned by root

I have a webdav share that is automatically mounted at login on my Ubuntu server 14.04 (with Xfce desktop). The problem is that for some reason the share owned by root and I can't move any files there ...
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Mount Ubuntu server directory onto local Ubuntu machine, access via terminal

I'm working locally on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine and I often need to access an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I would like to mount my home drive on the server as a directory on my local machine. It is ...
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NAS won't auto-mount at boot + qBittorrent issues

I want to set up a low-powered system with a netbook (Eee PC) and a NAS for torrent purpose. I’ve made a clean install of Lubuntu 14.10 as I think it’s the best option for my machine (1GB RAM). The ...
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2 PC's drive problems

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 and have tried to get a drive to mount using the examples at the Ubuntu site. The drive worked fine in the LiveCD and after installation and several reboots, it refused to ...
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Secondary drive is not auto mounting

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 and installed a second SSD drive in my laptop. Everything works great - except - if I reboot my laptop then other programs do not see the drive until I open up Files and click ...
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Fakeraid in Ubuntu 14.04 wont auto assemble on boot

I'm trying to setup a 4TB raid 1 using fakeraid (intel matrix storage manager) as secondary storage. I'm able to assemble the raid manually using mdadm with the following commands: sudo mdadm ...
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Loop partition blocks mounting the drive

I have 2 hard disks WD my passport 1TB and WD my book 2TB, I think a virus is causing a mount failure and I can't mount any of my drives on any operating system. On my passport I confirmed an extra ...
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how to automount sda2 partition

How do I mount sda2 from sda1? thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ sudo parted -l Model: ATA ST500DM002-1BD14 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 500GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B Partition Table: msdos ...
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How can I mount an NFS drive via fstab

I am trying to auto-mount my NFS drives, but it doesn't work too well sadly. What does work is mounting from CLI: me@client:/$ sudo mount 192.168.178.4:/mountdir /mnt/mountdir me@client:/$ mount -t ...
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How can I get an encrypted flash drive to automount in Gnome+xmonad?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I'm using the default Unity desktop environment (or using the Gnome Classic session with Metacity), a flash drive with a LUKS-encrypted filesystem is automatically ...
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First Generation ipod Shuffle does not automount in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a 1GB First Generation ipod Shuffle, thought it would be fun to see if it still works. Have verified it is functioning on a Win/PC and a Mac and it plays music. When I plug it in to my ubuntu ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 (Thunar) won't auto-mount exfat partitions even with exfat-fuse and exfat-utils installed

I have a flashdrive that is formatted with exfat where I store all my documents and such. I have successfully used it with ArchLinux and Nautilus, where it auto-mounted when plugged in without any ...
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Can you automaticaly mount partition when a program needs it?

Is there a way to mount the partition automatically when calibre starts? My calibre library resides on another partition. I made it so so that I can use the library both in windows and in ubuntu. If ...
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Weird SMB mount issue (again) - cannot mount from fstab

This is a frequent question, I know, but I need to ask again because none of the solutions comments and answers here and elsewhere give me a clue as to what is happening. I am running a NAS box with a ...
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Bind in fstab not mounting

My project files are kept on a separate hard-drive from everything else, mounted at /media/jonah/data. Within it is a folder called Projects, that I like to have accessible from my home directory for ...
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Permamounting an HDD or partition

happy new year tp all of you, hope that this new year brings you all joy and happiness and succes, money, women, all that your hearts desire. Im here on a quest, to seek help: I have Linux on a ...
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How do I fully disable 'auto-mount' of USB drives under Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Background: I've tried using the dconf-editor tool and have unchecked the 'automount []' and 'automount-open []' options, under the 'org->gnome->media-handling' parameter set. (I've even cleared the ...
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How can I get a vfat pendrive to automount as posixovl filesystem?

I'd like to use my pendrive primarily for storing various data for my Linux (and not losing metadata like permissions and ownerships), but I don't want to exclude access to it from Windows - e.g. if I ...
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USB hard disk automounts with additional audio disc

I have 3 external hard drives, and whenever I plug any of them in, an additional 'audio disc' shows up in the launcher and file browsers. In the launcher and Dolphin it does nothing when clicked; in ...
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mounting a drive in ubuntu to share it in Plex

I've recently purchased a DLink NAS device and I have mounted it in Ubuntu using the graphical interface and can browse to the files graphically. However, when I open Plex i can't see the mounts and ...
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Prevent hidden (for Windows 8.1) FAT32 partitions from being mounted when not even referenced in fstab?

I have two FAT32 partitions on my internal HDD that keep being (auto?) mounted by a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 even though there is no reference to them whatsoever in /etc/fstab. If they were ...
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The disk drive is not ready or not present

I want to permanently mount a secondary internal hard disk. The problem is that sometimes it's sdg. Other times after reboot it's sdb. How does fstab know which? My current fstab entry points to ...
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gnupg permissions problems on dual OS machine

I am running Thunderbird with GnuPG on a dual OS machine (Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1). I forward Ubuntu's GnuPG to the Windows GnuPG with a symlink (according ...
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Is it possible to automount a partition on a dummy location?

There's a partition on my drive that I don't use, called /dev/sda8. This partition is not listed in /etc/fstab so it will pop up in the Unity launcher when I boot my system. I don't want this to ...
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HDD mounts then immediately unmounts

My wife had received a virus on her iMac some time ago. When updating to the new OSX, the update had a critical failure. Several attempts to recover the drive through the Mac failed. I decided to take ...
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gnome-session-manager mounts only one partition

On my dual OS machine (Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1), I want to automount two partitions at boot time. To that end, I followed the steps for Per-User Mounts on ...
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Simple Mount Script Not Working?

just really not understanding what's wrong here. I had a script that worked fine on 14.04, but I screwed up something on there and accidentally removed some system apps and made it fail to boot. So, I ...
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Automount USB connected a particular port on a specific path

I'd like to have automatically mounted any storage device connected to a specific USB port on a particular path. The handle of the USB port is available in /dev/disk/by-path but adding in fstab does ...
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How to automount VMWare shared folder on Ubuntu guest?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VMWare as guest, with a Windows 8.1 host. I'm trying to make my shared folders available in /home/alex/shared on start up. VMWare tools are installed and the folders are ...
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Prevent auto mounting a device in 14.10

Now i know that there is an answer out there at Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting for 13.04. But there isn't enough specificity in the accepted answer for what i am looking for. My ...
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13.10 NTFS partition automounted at startup: applications cannot access all files. Manual mount works fine?

I am on UBUNTU 13.10, and use an NTFS partition as storage. Typically, I mount it by clicking on the name of the partition in Nautilus. I wished to mount it automatically at startup, so I tried: ...
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After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 automount cd/dvd not working with error

I had Ubuntu 12.04 386 for years in my virtualbox working fine. Yesterday I did the upgrade to 14.04. Everything is working fine except now the automount of CD/DVD is not working, ending up with this ...
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My external hard drive keeps unmounting and remounting itself

I have a Seagate 500 GB desktop external drive. When I plug the drive in through USB 2.0, it immediately auto-mounts and functions for about 1 minute before unmounting itself. After a few more minutes ...
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Unable to automount the hard-disk drive on startup?

I have 500 GB HardDisk and below are my partitions: 500MB - /boot 50GB - / 4800MB - swap 440GB - Perosnal Drive I keep all my data in Personal Drive including Wallpapers, Music, Movies, Study ...
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mount an mdadm raid 1 drive at book

I was wondering if you guys could help. I am looking to mount my mdadm RAID 1 at boot. The drive location is /dev/md127 and I would like it to mount to /media/server at boot. It is formatted to ...
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The Disk drive for /windows is not ready yet [duplicate]

when my laptop is booting there is a message called The Disk drive for /windows is not ready yet or not present Continue to wait or press S to skip mounting or M for Manual recover why is ...
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auto-mount not working on HDD

According to Disks my external HDD is set to automatic mount, but when I boot it isn't mounted. I need to pull out the USB cable and put it back in for it to start working. Is there a way for the HDD ...
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Can't mount moto e(android phone) on usb 2.0 as media device

can't mount moto e(android phone) on usb 2.0 as media device but works with usb 3.0. Even with usb 3.0, only files can be copied but not the directories.
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Build mount points from multiple files

I was wondering if anyone has seen a way of specifying mount points in multiple files? My scenario is as follows: I am trying to automate desktop provisioning and setup, using a combination of ...
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How to access a Windows share via Linux?

I've a windows shared folder which I can access by typing \\share\files\ in "run". I need to use that in Ubuntu. So I added \\share\files\ /mnt/share/ cifs guest,uid=0,iocharset=utf8 0 0 in ...
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How can I automount cd in Ubuntu 14.04?

The problem is that my music CDs, and also try with virgin-CDs, do not mount automatically when I insert them. I have to mount them from nautilus and after that I'm ready to listen to it in rhythmbox. ...