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

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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

I need to disable the auto-mount, and mount my USB dive manually. I'm also struggling with how to find my USB drive after the auto-mounting has been disabled.
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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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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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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 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 ...
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Mount Drive at Start-up but MySQL can't see it

I'm trying to automount my drive using the following command in startup applications: /usr/bin/udisks --mount /dev/sdd1 However, MySQL fails to start when I mount the disk. On the contrary, if I ...
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How to mount FTP resources with fstab when connection is available?

I'd like to automount an FTP folder using curlftpfs putting in fstab a row like: curlftpfs#user:pwd@myhost:port/folder/ /mnt/mymountfolder fuse allow_other,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=0022,_netdev 0 0 ...
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How to automatically mount a partition or drive on program launch?

When I launch (start) the program Banshee, I want Ubuntu to automatically mount a particular unmounted partition. I don't want to mount this partition at boot time or upon login
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Mount exFat drive on Ubuntu 13.04 not as root

I realised that Ubuntu 13.04 automatically mounts my internal drives which are some exFats automatically when I try to open them. Thats good. However, it is mounted as "root" and I want to mount it ...
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Changing the mounting point for logical partitions

When I installed Ubuntu 12.04, I didn't know how to properly set the mounting points for the partitioned logical drives. So, I just set it randomly. Now when I open the Home folder I cannot see any of ...
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How do I auto mount my partition?

I've a partition on /dev/sda2 of 279 GB Ext4 filesystem, but I'm not able to auto mount it on login. I've added the partition entry /dev/sda /home ext4 defaults 0 0 in /etc/fstabt still it ...
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ubuntu10.04 can't mount USB Automatically,and can't access LAN via smb

my ubuntu10.04 can't mount USB Automatically,I have to mount manually,and can't access LAN via smb command,I have tested is OK via ping
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Cannot auto mount NAS running samba on 12.04

I have tried to auto mount my NAS running samba with the following modifications to my fstab file without any luck: //10.0.1.4/NAS /home/wayne/NAS smbfs rw,username=,password=,uid=1000 0 0 The ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wont mount an External harddrive

I have 2 external 1TB harddrives, both of which normally get mounted on startup. For the past couple of days, one of these drives has not been mounted. I have tried unplugged and plugging the ...
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Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting

I want to stop a USB device from automounting in Ubuntu 13.04. For example, when I connect my iPhone 5 to my desktop I am consistently prompted for what I want to do (whether or not I want to erase ...
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How to auto mount NTFS part/disks in Ubuntu(13.04) with a gui tool [duplicate]

The header says it all. How to auto mount NTFS partitions/disks in Ubuntu 13.04 with a GUI tool?!
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How do I prevent automatic mounting of my android phone in 13.04? [closed]

gvfs is mounting my phone automatically when I plug it in, I don't want this for various reasons. How do I disable automatic mounting for this specific device, but continue allowing other USB devices ...
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Automount with async option

I have a 1 TB Western Digital External Harddisk. The read/write speed was very low, I read on askubuntu that using the async mount option helps. Then I started using it as follows: mount -o async,rw ...
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Automount NTFS drives before startup applications

Before I start, I just what to point out that I know how to automount an NTFS drive. My problem is that my dropbox folder is on one of the ntfs drivers that I automounted... When ubuntu starts up, it ...
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An error occurred while mounting static

So you've edited /etc/fstab, rebooted and get some error message about mounting static. What's static? Turns out there's an easy answer to this.
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USB emulated CDROM drive is not automounting (repurposed U3 smart USB stick)

I've used u3-tool to load a ISO onto my 2MB USB stick. If I'm running 13.04 or 12.04 and I place the flash drive in my PC, the remaining ~923MB fat32 partition auto-mounts, but not the emulated ...
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Automount partitions in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I installed fresh copy of ubuntu 13.04 and I want to automount my partitions. Previously I was using pysdm and now its not available. Anyways to accomplish this?
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cannot mount my external hard drive anymore

I do not what happened, but i can not anymore automount my hard drive. It contains a vital data for me and have no whish losing it. Any help is very much appreciated i was trying to copy somes files ...
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How to mount a shared folder of a windows system in Ubuntu Permanently?

I need to mount a shared folder of a windows system in ubuntu with read / write permission permanently. How do i do that? Note: The windows system is connected to domain. Say the ubuntu system has ...
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Don't automatically open the folder of mounted devices [duplicate]

I usually charge my phone through a USB connection. Due to Ubuntu 13.04 detecting and mounting it, Nautlius automatically opens the mounted folder. Can I stop Nautlius from automatically opening the ...
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mount: unknown filesystem type 'cifs'

For some reason, I can mount my NAS using cifs as follows: sudo mount -t cifs //10.0.0.210/data -o username=xxxxxxxxxxxxx,password=xxxxxxxxxxx,rw,nounix,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0644,dir_mode=0755 ...
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During boot: An error has occured while mounting(13.04)

So I get this message during boot saying that it failed to mount the /home/chris/Videos/Anime drive. It's the same kind of drive as my /home and /home/backup drives, formatted the same, etc... but ...
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deja-dup backups through a virtualbox Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 host?

I would like to use a tool like deja-dup or similar to have backups of certain directories in a virtualbox Ubuntu 12.04 machine that runs on a Windows 7 host laptop. I am plugging and unplugging this ...
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Can't automount two partitions at login

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted two of my NTFS partitions automounted on startup, so I followed the instructions on Ubuntu documentation ...
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USB Flash Drive Automounting

I'm trying to prevent my USB flashdrive from getting automounted upon insertion. I've already set automount to false under org.gnome.desktop.media-handling, yet the flash drive continues to get ...
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External HDD automatically get back after safe remove

This is weird! I use udisks --detach /dev/sdb for safely remove my hard disk. after 2 sec hard drive automatically mounted and nautilus window pops up. This is output of udevadm monitor --udev. UDEV ...
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How to automount usb external hardisks in ubuntu server 12.04?

How can I automount USB HDs ? I installed usbmount but seems not working. Here below a few details: sudo fdisk -lu: Disk /dev/sda: 20.4 GB, 20416757760 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2482 ...
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messed up with mount and naming a partition - delete a folder in file system

I have a partition /dev/sda8 which I want to name it "Documents" and automount. Because I have a long time to use these commands ,I messed up a little (not that I am familiar). I used gparted and ...
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CLI mounting vs. GUI mounting

On Ubuntu 12.10, when I want to mount a hard drive, I can just click on the unmounted drive and everything works fine (by mounting to /media/username/partitionlabel). Basically, I would like to do ...
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USB Drive Removed While Write Now GParted Hangs

I was writing to drive with UNetbootin. This is the error on attempted mount: Failed to open directory "0FFD-2516". Error when getting information for file '/media/0FFD-2516/╛▌ü╞ΦÇ.Sfì': ...