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

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Nautilus ignores noauto in fstab

To prevent my mobile beeing mounted as storage , i put the following line in /etc/fstab: /dev/disk/by-uuid/36DF-0070 /media/diamond vfat noauto,nouser,defaults 0 0 Nautilus seems to ignore this ...
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How can I use HAL in recent versions of Ubuntu?

I've found that HAL seems to be the only way to generate events when a CD/DVD/Blu-ray is inserted (if you know of a better way, please reply to this question), so I'm trying to get HAL running on my ...
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Using gvfs or other automounter on ubuntu server? [closed]

I have a headless machine running Ubuntu Server sitting in my closet. I would like to have USB disks automounted when I plug them in just like on my laptop. Is it possible to set up gvfs or some other ...
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How to automatically eject drivers disk when mounting Android phone?

I have an Alcatel One Touch 4045D android phone. It did not mount in Ubuntu until I added the IDs to /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libmtp.rules. But the phone mounts as a CD with "USB Driver". If I eject ...
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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 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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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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Configure Autofs to access windows domain server

I want to configure autofs to access my windows domain server say my server in win2003 and want to access e$ I am able to access it graphical way But every time I restart the system I have to ...
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Mounting Samba Shares at boot/login and using script

I have a Server running on desktop, since my aunt that lives with me is taking classes for MS office it is currently booting XP, so i have setup sharing of all my drives so i can access my files but ...
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How can I access my Windows partition as an ordinary user?

I have a dual boot laptop with Win7 and Ubuntu 11.10. Since few days my Ubuntu does not mount automatically the win partition or a usb drive. It's also not possible to change the desktop wallpaper. ...
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autofs fails with directories cross-mounted on server until root accesses them

When I try to access a directory which is cross-mounted on the nfs server, the result is an "Operation not permitted" error unless root has accessed the directory recently. If the directory is not ...
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How to mount a sambashare with autofs and cifs

I'm trying to automount a sambashare as CIFS, as documented here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs#CIFS This seems so simple, I'm running out of things to google. It's probably something very ...
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Disable auto-mount of *only* Camera SDCard on USB connection

I have a question regarding the auto-mounting of my Nikon camera. When the camera is connected via USB the memory card of the camera is mounted and displays as a drive on the task bar. This causes ...
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Additional hard and flash drives not detected/mounted automatically in bookmarks/computer

I restored a copy of my Ubuntu partitions that was made yesterday. Everything is OK, except that I cannot see my additional hard drives from the launcher (they were showing when the disk image was ...
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Disable automounting of hard disks on ubuntu live

I have an ubuntu live USB. When I try to boot it on a computer with a SATA hard disk, it automounts the hard disk and that would seem to corrupt the windows 7 installation which is on the hard disk. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I get a persistent mount between boots?

I guess I should start with what I've got and where I am now: I added a (true) hardware raid 5 array to my 12.04 install (on a separate disk) I chose to format the 4 TB volume w/o any partitioning. (...
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Why are FAT partitions not automounted?

I see this happen in Ubuntu 12.04. When I plug an SD card which contains boot and rootfs partitions, only the rootfs gets automounted but not the boot. The only difference between these two is that ...
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Should media files (HTPC) using NFS mount using fstab/static or autofs?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC and am streaming media files from my fileserver (mounted using NFS). Right now I have fstab configured to mount my NFS share like this: 192.168.0.99:/tank/media /...
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Disable automount in Nautilus to avoid mount-devices being listed twice in Nautilus

I have added my mount devices in /etc/fstab and they get correctly mounted (2nd partition with ntfs and nas-share with nfs). I have also disabled automount in Nautilus preferences by using dconf-...
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How to automount NTFS usb sticks on Xubuntu 12.10?

I'm running the Xubuntu 12.10 on a Lenovo T520 laptop. If I plug a FAT formatted usb stick, it's mounted automatically, but if I plug in a NTFS formatted one, I have to mount it manually. How to ...
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Can´t mount win8 partition in Ubuntu 12.04

After installing Win8 and then used WIMI to install Ubuntu. The operative systems work fine, now to my trouble. I Can´t mount win8 partition in Ubuntu 12.04. Is this a known error? How can I fix ...
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Cannot automount any usb external device under quantal

I recently upgrade to quantal and I have to mount all my devices (usb key, extrernal hard drive and even data cd) manually. I get the following error message in a pop-up window when I insert any ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server auto mount usb to static location

I am trying to get a USB external hard drive (ext4) to automatically mount when it is plugged in. I used to have it working but has since stopped. I have tried the usbmount package however it will ...
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FW400 drive won't remount on reboot [closed]

Problem FW400 external drive will not mount on system reboot. FW cable needs to be disconnected and reconnected post login or boot for the drive to be recognised and mount correctly. Drive has no ...
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Raid won't mount on boot after reinstall [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MDADM Superblock Recovery So I was having a lot of trouble with Ubuntu after upgrading to 11.10. I decided to do a clean install, and things seem to be much better. However,...
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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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How to mount a USB device in read only mode?

I wish to securely copy files from a USB external drive such that no files on that drive may be modified spuriously. Would someone tell me in relatively simple wording how to accomplish this please? ...
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My new hard drive won't automount on boot

I installed a new hard drive right before installing the new Ubuntu 11.10 by reformatting, not upgrading. I was able to mount my drive, and partition it. It's a 1TB, and I was able to transfer all of ...
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CIFS shares do not mount after upgrade to 12.10 from 12.04

I have seen issues close to my problem but no one seems to have a definitive answer as to what is going on and why the failure occurs. I have a number of NAS devices on my home network and on a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. What is the best and most reliable method to mount a NTFS partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automount NTFS partitions? ... and having full access on it plus auto mount option on Ubuntu startup? Thanks, Dave
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secondary hard drive sometimes mounted to wrong location?

So i edited the /etc/fstab file, and added this line /dev/sdb1 /media/additionaldrive1 ext4 defaults 0 2 and most times, my hard drive is there waiting for me in the right location. ...
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How can I automatically mount eSATA drives when plugged in?

What can I do to make Ubuntu automatically mount an external drive when it is connected to an eSATA port? Currently I must go to Home Folder ▸ Go ▸ Computer and click on the disk to mount it.
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Disable usb automount for all users

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with LTSP. I am using usbmount to mount usb thumbdrives outside of the desktop which works great. The problem is that when a user is logged into the desktop and connects a ...
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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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To mount NAS on a Laptop?

So, I bought a NAS, which I configured successfully in /etc/fstab, on mu Kubuntu 10.10 Thinkpad x40. It works just fine when I am at home. A few days I went out with my laptop and the problem is, that ...
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Two identical USB drives auto-mount with different owner group permissons, but why?

UPDATE: (solved- sort of} See my answer below I have 2 identical USB drives which I've both formatted to identical specs using Gparted. Both have two identical primary partitions (ext4 and ntfs)....
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Explain This Mount Option Please

On this guide it states to create the bind mount below in the fstab file so that we don't have to manually mount it on reboots. What I don't understand is the third option (none). /home/users /...
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With fstab, how do I automatically mount an NTFS partition with full permissions for every user?

With the fstab file, how can I mount my /dev/sda3 NTFS partition at boot with full access by any user?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Automount CD/DVD to /media

So.. a few months ago I upgraded my system from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. Clean install, everything fresh. I haven't had to insert a disk until just now and I've come across a problem. Specifically, ...
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Why mounts are shared on Ubuntu 15.04, and how to turn it off?

This breaks unshare(CLONE_NEWNS), and feels like leftover from some testings. Ubuntu 15.04: nir@reed:~$ grep '/ / ' /proc/self/mountinfo 21 0 8:5 / / rw,relatime shared:1 - ext4 /dev/disk/by-uuid/...
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Creating Your Own Mount Point for USB Drive

I have an external USB drive which is always plugged in. I have modified fstab and created a folder in media so that the drive is mounted at media/drive_name. However, is automount is enabled, every ...
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USB ports not working

I installed ubuntu14.04 yesterday through a usb stick. Everything was fine. I installed few softwares and updated everything. Now suddenly usb sticks are not working any more. I inserted pendrives ...
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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 auto,_netdev,x-systemd.automount,uid=1000,cache=none,user=...