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

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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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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 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 ...
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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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Nautilus does not mount usb storage automatically

devices are recognized and can be mounted using mount command (see Ubuntu 12.04 stopped suddenly to recognize all usb storage.) but are not automatically mounted. using Ubuntu 12.04 on dell Lattitude ...
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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. ...
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samba share not auto mounting at boot

Well it was working fine, but I removed hidden config files from my $HOME and now mounting halts at boot. I have to solve it manually or skip to get my gdm. What could be wrong, can anyone tell me ? ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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NTFS drive does not automounts

I have an NTFS drive that is set to automount at startup but for some reason it doesn't. (There is another drive with same properties that does.) Any ideas why?
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to disable automount for internal partitions?

how can I disable automount for NTFS/FAT partitions from internal diskdrives in Ubuntu 12.10?
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Disable mount for internal HDDs

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu (I'm using 12.04) and I am looking for a way to make it so that when I boot from my USB stick the internal HDDs of the computer I'm using dont mount. I would also like to know ...
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Bad fstab, can't seem to fix

edit: Another thing that compounded/compounds the problem is that pysdm lets you add spaces in drive mount points, which I am pretty sure are not supported. edit: So. I downloaded a program that ...
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Partitions and cdrom are not automounted [closed]

Provide my spec and sorry for my poor English first. MB: Gigabyte G31M-S2L (bios ver. F9) CPU: intel E5200 2G RAM HD1: WD 160G with 2 partitions (partition 1:60G, NTFS, win xp; partition 2:100G, ...
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How can I share a folder with Samba on a NTFS drive on startup?

On startup, I want a certain folder on an automounted NTFS drive (mounted on /media/Data), of which I've got ownership, to be shared with Samba. It should grant access to guests, but they shouldn't be ...
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Automounting Partitions Xubuntu

I'm new to this Linux stuff and installed ubuntu but didn't really like the Unity setup and had some issues so switched to Xubuntu. However, I want my partitions to automount on boot. I tried using ...
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Auto-mount USB after reboot

what should I do if I want that my USB key is auto-mounted after reboot? I mounted it on /media/corsair, but after reboot it is gone...
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Auto starting a program before any other program and preventing it to run the other programs until a directory is mounted

Well the title says it all, how can I auto-start a program before anything else and prevent any other program from running until a certain directory is mounted? I am building a front-end program for ...
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How to disable USB automount in Xubuntu 14.04

In Xubuntu 14.04 I have tried to disable USB automount by creating the following two files as found here: Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting and rebooting: /lib/udev/unmount.sh ...
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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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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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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 ...