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

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Auto-mounting fails in Ubuntu when connecting a removable device

Sometimes auto mount fails to process while I insert SD-card reader or a USB drive on my desktop(Ubuntu 12.04). When I restarts my desktop it works fine. It happens very often but I need solution to ...
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“MOUNT AT STARTUP” HDD ERROR

Primary my disk is ssd (OS, home) and secondary is HDD for data. When I'm trying to made my HDD "MOUNT AT STARTUP", I'm getting error on startup (see it) when option is "AUTOMATIC MOUNT OPTION" all is ...
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Auto mount webdav folder

I want to auto mount webdav folder with bash script. My server resources very pool so I have a memory problem about webdav. Therefore, I have to umount webdav folder for clear cache and memory. But, I ...
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Can't mount /. Ubuntu 13.10 problem with booting

I have (only) Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my laptop and i wanted to boot from cd instead of my hdd so used gparted - I 'unclicked' the option to boot from SDV1 automatically when starting and now i ...
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13.10 problems with automount

I have recently updated to 13.10 and there is No automount for usb devices, Unable to shutdown/reboot from the menu, etc. I know about the Thread:(Upgrade to 13.10 - Cannot auto-mount drives) but ...
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External HDD not automounting at startup with udisksctl

Ubuntu 13.10 here. I have two external HDDs that are (almost) always plugged in. I want them to automout at startup, so I added two startup entries: udisksctl mount --block-device ...
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CIFS mount through fstab not mounting at boot

I have a CIFS share on my NAS that I want to have mounted at boot - it's used by my MythTV server as the main media store. I added an entry into fstab to have it mount but it doesn't. It appears ...
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USB drive are not mounted automatically

My USB Drive is not mounted automatically but it has detected through lsusb. I also used dconf-Editor but it is not working. Every time I have to mount manually through Disk Utility.
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How can I get a exFAT drive to (auto) mount? [duplicate]

I have a flash drive that is formatted exFAT and when I plug it into my Ubuntu machine I get a mount error. How can I auto-mount exFAT formatted drives?
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How to automatically run a specific command on Live USB on boot?

I can mount my Live Ubuntu partition with this sudo mount -o remount,rw /cdrom what i'm asking is simple.How to make that command running automatically on every Live USB boot ? Thankyou
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Ubuntu as backup and file share

I have a desktop with three internal drives. 80GB main drive with Ubuntu installed 1.5TB data drive formatted to NTFS 1.5TB data drive formatted to NTFS What I want is for the two NTFS drives to ...
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Can't write to external drive mounted by fstab

I followed this tutorial to have Ubuntu automount an external USB drive onto the system. I added this line to /etc/fstab: UUID=885025e1-09a5-3f29-90f6-5d07668be59b /media/Backup hfsplus ...
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Auto mount active directory users home folder to Ubuntu

We are working in the Windows environment and need to move to Linux; we joind our Linux PCs to the AD domain with centrfy, which is likewise open, and both are easy. Every user has an home folder in ...
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Auto Mount USB Drives in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have a media server that is made from an AllWell STB-6086 box. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server "non PAE Kernel" installed on the box. As of right now my storage media is composed of 4 1TB external ...
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Chrooting to a mounted USB Stick using SFTP

I would like to use SFTP over OpenSSH as a small FTP server. However I would like to use a mounted hard drive or USB stick as the chrooted directory for the user. As far as I see, chrooting is ...
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Which properties define “auto mount” directory names?

I have a second hard drive that I am regularly adding to my Laptop in order to store backup data there. Earlier on, after I logged in, the drive showed up in the unity launcher, I could click it, and ...
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My NTFS partition no longer automounts

Linux used to automount my windows. But it was a 32-bit Windows, so after installing 64-bit Windows, it no longer automounts. It keeps showing at the start - The disk drive for /windows is not ready ...
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Ubuntu doesn't mount my disk on key?

I have a disk, it worked well but suddenly after formatting it to Fat32 using Windows, connecting it to my Linux doesn't mount it, what should I do? This is the output of lsusb: $ ls usb Bus 002 ...
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What is the correct fstab entry for automounting a remote filesystem? [closed]

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to arrange for a remote filesystem to be automounted on startup. I have the following entry for it in fstab: hpmediavault:/shares/Volume1/FileShare ...
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Samba shares won't automount on boot from fstab

I have FSAT setup to mount a CIFs share, but on boot up the share never gets mounted. However, if I run mount -a after boot up, it mounts everything just fine. Here's what my fstab looks like. Ignore ...
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default mount point changed for external HD [duplicate]

The default mount point for my external HD changed when upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10. Now the username is added as an extra level before the hd label. So it used to be /media/nameofhd and now ...
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xubuntu 13.10: automount usb sticks

I have a freshly installed Xubuntu 13.10 on the Lenovo T520 laptop. In the Settings Manager — Removable Drives and Media I have the Mount removable drives when hot-plugged and Mount removable media ...
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User permissions messed up after updating to 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 is not working properly since I upgraded from 13.04 - seems to be a problem with my user permissions: The GUI shut down and reboot buttons do not work (no response when clicking on ...
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13.10 with Raid 5 mount issues

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto an HP Proliant Microserver with a Raid 5 configuration. Using Mdadm, it found the raid and now auto mounts when I reboot...but...the actual folders aren't appearing ...
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mdadm automount

I have a system running ubuntu 13.10, booting from a 50GB SSD. Attached to the motherboard are also three 2TB disks. configured into a 4TB RAID array. After ubuntu boots, I can mount the RAD volume ...
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Virtualbox shared folder mount from fstab fails; works once bootup is complete

I've got Ubuntu 13.10 installed in Virtualbox 4.3. The host machine is Windows. I have a couple of Virtualbox shared folders being mounted by /etc/fstab. Until recently this setup worked just fine, ...
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How to mount drive in /media/userName/ like nautilus do using udisks

As of my current installation of Ubuntu 13.10 Unity, when i click on a drive in nautilus it get mounted in /media/username/mountedDrive i read that nautilus use udisks to do that. Basically i want to ...
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Internal HDs that don't contain the OS aren't accessable unless I try to manually browse them

So I have 4 internal hard drives, one that contains the OS (Ubuntu 12.04), all ext4. After starting the computer up, and without having tried to access the drives (File manager, terminal etc) it seems ...
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12.04 Automount EXT4 [duplicate]

I have a secondary hard drive on my computer. It has a partition that is ext4 that I set up for Ubuntu. I would like for it to be mounted automatically. I tried using the Disk Utility that I installed ...
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Disable auto mounting

For my assignment, I need to disable the auto mount, and mount my usb dive manually. Can you please help me with that problem. And also struggling with how to find my usb when the auto mounting is ...
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How to detect insertion of DVD disc?

In particular, how to catch it for the purposes of automounting the DVD filesystem? Update in response to Oli's answer: udev seems to be able to detect the insertion of DVD, as demonstrated by ...
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Grant users access to directories on partition

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04. The OS and binaries are on an SSD. All of the data and files are on a standard HDD. The system's other user accounts each have a directory on the HDD. ...
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Please help, mounting other partitions on startup [duplicate]

These are my all partitions. This is my /etc/fstab I would like to auto mount sda3 (NTFS), sda6 (ext4), sda7 (ext4) on startup, please help me edit the /etc/fstab file. I've searched for GUI ...
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Are manually mounted disks automatically properly unmounted on reboot/shutdown?

I am facing unsolved behaviour of automounting using fstab as described in Disk mounted shows wrong size in df, and appears empty So I used the workaround to have a fstab entry: ...
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How to prevent Unity from auto-mounting and locking my camera so gphoto2 can work?

Whenever I plug in my Canon camera via USB, it gets locked, so when I run gphoto2, I get: Error (-60: 'Could not lock the device') Weeks ago, when I first connected the camera, a dialog asked me, ...
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Need a fixed DVD mount point for wine

I am having problems with wine under kubuntu 13.04. KDE automounts DVDs under /mount/LABEL, but wine need a fixed point like /media/cdrom to link to from .wine/dosdevices/. Should I put fixed mounts ...
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Why is my Hard drive recognised as removable?

I have 2 samsung 840s in my computer, one boot and the other expanded storage but Ubuntu recognizes the second as a removable drive but I want them both to be recognised as internal drives, how do I ...
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mount.ntfs taking up 99% of cpu [closed]

I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows with WUBI, version 12.04, and have been recently running into some issues. Every once in a while, I run top and see that mount.ntfs is taking up all of my cpu. It is ...
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Auto mount server Secondary hard disk shared folder to client

I was tried to Mount server secondary hard disk shared folder to my client computer. Already the secondary share folder was mound on server like this /media/sdc1/foldername/ i want to auto mount ...
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Why is different the behavior of udisk and udisk2 in Xubuntu for automounting USB2/3 drives?

I found out that I was unable to automount hdd via usb3.0 in Xubuntu 13.04. At the same time usb2.0 flash card could be mounted automatically. I solved the problem by installing udisks. Now Thunar ...
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Why does it take 5-10 minutes to mount an external HDD?

I Have an external HDD drive (USB 3.0, 750Gb) almost full. When I connect it to a USB Port in my laptop (USB 3.0 or USB 2.0), it takes forever mounting it (like 5 to 10 minutes) but finally does it. ...
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Only root can mount /dev/sdb1 on /media/sdb1 - contribute to external usb drive

I can't understand why, when I tried plug-in external USB driver in Ubuntu 12.04, I see next message: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: only root can mount ...
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Need help fixing hard drive mounting

This issue is about INTERNAL hard drives. NOT USB drives. During my time using Ubuntu I have noticed that after updates, or sometimes vicariously at the whim of my system, my hard drives seem to ...
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Automount flash drive lags

I have 1GB flash drive and on Windows or other Linux machines it works fine. But when i push flash drive in my USB port on Ubuntu 13.04 3.8.0-29-generic, there is 1-3 minutes delay before ...
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Automount NTFS partition like Nautilus do

I have an NTFS partition that I want to automatically mount so I do not have to open Nautilus and click on it under Devices. If I mount with Nautilus, and then type mount, I see the following line: ...
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Mount external harddrive and one of its subfolders from fstab

I'm currently mounting my external harddrive using the following entry in /etc/fstab: UUID=12C23AD8C23AC031 /media/MyBook ntfs-3g auto,users,exec,rw,nobootwait,iocharset=utf8,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0 ...
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how to change default automount umask on 13.04?

when I plug in my usb hdd, ubuntu 13.04 will mount it to /media/myname/label, but the umask is 700, I try to change it by "chmod 755 xxxxx", but no effect. So, how to change default umask? BTW: my ...
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USB devices do not appear in desktop or launcher (not automounted)

After a recent upgrade, the USB devices are not appearing in desktop or launcher. When plugged in, devices power up. lsusb shows this output, <truncated> Bus 001 Device 005: ID 174c:5106 ...
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Automount different flash drives with same name

I would like to auto-mount a flash drive I have called "flash". Infact I have 2 drives with the same name. Both FAT. I would like ideally which ever one is connected when the system boots to be ...
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Custom udev rules won't work

I'm trying to set a custom udev to set the /dev/sd** mount point for all 6 HDDs on my system. I've been trying to get it to work, but it just wont. I need to get this sorted because my drives seem to ...