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

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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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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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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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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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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 boot

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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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. ...
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Mount AUFS pooled volume on boot (persistent / permanent)

I have mounted aufs with the following command: sudo mount -t aufs -o br=/mnt/disk1=rw:/mnt/disk2=rw -o sum -o udba=reval -o create=pmfs none /mnt/virtual It seems tow ork as expected so far with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Disable the mounting of internal hdd (sda)

I am running ubuntu from a usb stick and I would like to prevent ubuntu from seeing my internal hdd, so it would be impossible to mount. How is the best way to do this? I added /dev/hda1 / auto noauto ...
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Auto mount a disk drive in ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Bookmark directory not found)

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start my pc and click on any bookmark from the file manager it shows this error: Unable to find the requested file. Please check the spelling and try again. ...
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mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on . .

I am trying to auto mount 2 hard drives on a newly setup desktop. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 ran the updates and then immediately went to the Disk GUI in Ubuntu and set the auto mount on the ...
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How to automount partition at startup or login? [duplicate]

With my previous installation I just had /usr/bin/udisks --mount /dev/sda2 && /usr/bin/udisks --mount /dev/sda3 among the startup applications, but on my new installation (also 12.04.4) it ...
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Problem after upgrading to 14.04: Unable to mount - Not authorized

This is the first time I ever post on this forum. I have used Ubuntu for 7 years, and every time I've had a problem, I have browsed the web and I have been able to solve it thanks to the help given on ...
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Mounting USB disks automatically

I run Lubuntu 14.04 (without a display manager). When I connect a USB disk it is not automatically mounted and it doesn't show up in the file manager PCManFM. What daemon do I need to run to enable ...
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How do I get my internal HDD to mount at startup?

It's either not intuitive or not working in Ubuntu 14.04. I want to mount my internal HDD at at startup (I boot from an SSD). I attempt to set this, following this procedure: Open Disks utility ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Automount ext4 USB Stick as root

I recently formatted my new Sandisk USB Stick with linux from the default FAT32 to ext4. Unfortunatelly, when Thunar Automounts the stick, it is mounted as root and not as the current user, so if I ...
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Getting a drive to automount on startup [duplicate]

I've got a drive (well, a separate partition actually) that has my music on it, and in theory I should just be able to hit play in Rhythmbox and it'll work. But for some reason, I need to personally ...
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Auto-Mount USB drives when plugged in

I have some old USB-drives that sometimes unmount itself but I don't have the time to replace them by better drives so soon. How can I configure Ubuntu 14.04 so it automatically re-mounts the ...
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Mounting cifs network shares when logging into user account?

I have a couple of network shares mounted with cifs in fstab and it works fine when the network is up. However, this is a laptop and often my wi-fi connection isn't up when mounting is triggered by ...
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NFS_AutoMount not mounting readynas shares Ubuntu server 14.04

Hi all got NFS_automount installed on a server running Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that automoun` won't mount the NFS share I have on my readynas. This is from the conf file: ...
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How do I automount partitions on statup, Xubuntu 14.04

Recently, I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Xubuntu 14.04. I have 2 partitions on my computer: One for Windows and one for Ubuntu. I keep all my music and junk on the Windows partition, so when I click ...
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How to set up password check on unmounting NTFS partitions?

I have dual boot PC laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. My PC has two hard drivers: /dev/sda - that is SSD drive containing Windows C: NTFS partition and Ubuntu / and swap filesystems. /dev/sdb ...
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How to disable automount of an harddrive?

I am working on a project, and for this I need to disable the aumounting of hard-drives in Ubuntu both at startup and when I plug an hard-drive. I tried one solution with "edit-conf" disabling ...
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Best practice for mounting/unmounting loopback devices on a network share?

I am looking for a preferred way to automatically mount and unmount disk images (i.e., loopback files) on a network drive. Unfortunately /etc/init.d/umountnfs does not check for loopback devices. ...
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Mounting and dismouting removable volumes changing users

Computer with 2 or 3 users. I put a dvd or plug an usb key in the system and everything is OK ! If I change of user, everything becomes out of order even the user is an administrator. I understand ...
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How to get gvfs to automount removable devices when not using Unity or Gnome Shell

Back in 13.04 I switched from using Unity to using a Gnome session with i3. My setup is a based on this one. $ cat /usr/share/xsessions/gnome-i3.desktop [Desktop Entry] Name=GNOME with i3 Comment=A ...
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Ubuntu mount points to enable a BTSync share - consistent mount point

My additional HDD's mount to location media/username/PartitionName Using the BTSync software to create a folder sync, I am trying to point to a Mountpoint and folder location. BTSync only seems to ...
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Luks Disk Encryption

I have setup disk encryption with 'LUKS' and configure it to auto mount when the system boots up. So now as it supposed, it prompts me a passphrase when the system boots up. If i enter the correct ...
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Unity “File” button opening a separate window when automounting USB [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and whenever I plug an USB drive it automounts it normally and opens a Nautilus window. However, when I change to another window and then try to return to my files by clicking ...
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How to prevent a partition from being mounted [by dolphin]?

I have a partition taking a whole separate drive that I use for backups. I don't want it to be automounted at startup or mounted by anything I'm not aware of because else it would kill the purpose of ...
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Can't automatically mount ext4 partitions under Ubuntu 14.04 (but can mount NTFS ones)

So I just got alongside my Windows 8.1 a cool Ubuntu 14.04 and quite happy with it (my default OS now). I just have a problem: the fact that I can't mount ext4 partitions at boot is quite annoying. I ...
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getting rid of dialog box when android phone connected [duplicate]

Since upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, whenever I connect my Android Galaxy SII to my laptop via USB to charge, I get a dialog box that says Unable to mount SAMSUNG Android Unable to open MTP ...