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

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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 ...
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Lubuntu - Disable “Removable media is inserted” window

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my Intel Nuc, together with XBMC to create a home theater PC and encountered a small problem while I inserted a USB stick into the HTPC. It seems that the default "a ...
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Mount external Hard Drive with /etc/fstab on ubuntu 14.04 problems

I have been stuck for about two days trying to get this to work properly. I have done all of the following with still no luck. I'm trying to auto permanently mount to a 2 TB Seagate Central that is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox Guest USB Drive Mounting Works For Some Devices but Not Others

I have a VirtualBox ubuntu guest running on a osx host. I've searched the web and implemented the solution for similar problems, but nothing has helped me resolve my issue. When I connect my phone, ...
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Why isn't my Upstart script running on 14.04?

I have the following Upstart script saved as /etc/init/automount.conf: description "SOME DESCRIPTION" start on startup task exec mount -t vboxsf WebApps -o rw,dmode=777,gid=GROUP_ID,uid=USER_ID ...
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How do I seperate my boot partition from my storage partition?

I have a dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 system. The windows partition is on my larger 1 TB HDD, but my Ubuntu was installed onto my significantly smaller 32 GB SSD. Without completely ...
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Mounting another hard drive

I've just set up my new PC and I've got an SSD that I installed Trusty Tahr on (and also Win8, but that doesn't really matter I guess). I've got another HD that I want to use for data (pictures, ...
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Fails to auto-mount device & Error mounting system managed device(Ubuntu 14.04)

I used auto-mount option in Ubuntu 14.04 for mounting my all drives at startup. All drives mounts automatically on startup except /dev/sda3. (Let me clarify that /dev/sda3 is ext4 file-system and ...
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The disk drive for /mnt/sdc is not ready yet or not present

After adding a new hard disk to my computer I always get this error on startup: I tried to disable automount options with disks and kcmshell4 but the problem persists. How can I solve it? edit: ...
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Auto-mount 2 HDD with no partitions on startup without losing existing data

I am fairly new to Ubuntu but reasonably confident with CLI. I am running 12.04 and have 3 HDD, two with media content that I want to auto-mount on startup. The problem is that they contain 3TB of ...
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Prevent mounting a partition in fstab

So I feel really bad for asking this question because it looks like it has been asked a million times on the internet. I am even finding a very consistent answer, and I am not getting any errors when ...
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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how do I mount a second hard drive?

My laptop has a 32GB SSD on which I've installed Ubuntu, and a 500GB HDD where I plan to store my files. When I try to download big files (like blu ray movies) it says it can't because my HDD is not ...
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automount thumb drive own by root

I am able to automount my thumb drive on Ubuntu 12.04.4 Server as ordinary user (non-root). However after mounting the owner was root. drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 2048 Jan 1 1970 PP How can change ...
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Can an infected DVD+RW affect a Linux PC?

Yesterday I started my laptop (using a sudoer user because I wanted to install one program) with an infected DVD + RW inside my laptop (it was recorded using aother computer that is infected and I ...
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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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Prevent USB Drives from auto-remounting after remove

When I press "safely remove drive" in Nautilus as user to my USB 3.0 Transcent Storejet 25H3 drive it reconnects immediately. How can I safely remove it without that behaviour? I think the only ...
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xrdp mount cd manually

I am running ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64 bit I work through remote connection using xrdp. The problem is when I connect remotely I cannot access CD/DVD drive but I can see the icon in nautilus. When I ...
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Two users - how do I automount a Samba share for one user but not the other?

TLDR: I want to configure a box that is running Ubuntu Desktop and has two users so that it automounts a password protected Samba share when one user logs in, and doesn't when the other logs in. Long ...
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How to disable usb automount in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

How to completely disable automount of any USB HDD? I would prefer mount them via the sudo mount /dev/sde8 /mnt/... method. I have tried to write an udev rule 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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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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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 ...