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

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Automouting NFS share inside NAT'd LXC container fails

I have 2x Ubuntu 14.04 LXC setups One is on bare metal hardware and containers are assigned IP adresses directly from the network The other one is on an ESXi virtual machine and using NAT via the ...
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How to configure the default automount location?

I recently upgraded from Mint 12 to Ubuntu 12.10 + Cinnamon. I have an external usb drive that when I plug it in, automatically mounts to /media/[username]/Backup/. Thing is, under Mint, it didn't ...
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Hard Drive Dying

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 on my older desktop. Sometimes when booting up, I get a message that "/" or "/tmp" could not be mounted, or else a disk error was detected and a disk check will start ...
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Securely automount encrypted drive at user login

An encrypted /home directory gets mounted automatically for me when I log in. I have a second internal hard drive that I've formatted and encrypted with Disk Utility. I want it to be automatically ...
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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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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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Hardware configuration on Asus Transformer T300FA [closed]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus Transformer T300FA. It's a "hybrid" laptop-tablet, meaning it has a touchscreen that can be detached from the keyboard\docking station and be used on its ...
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Change default mount options

I have installed Ubuntu on an MSI laptop that has an SSD and an HDD. Ubuntu was installed to a partition on the HDD, and the SSD contains only an NTFS partition for Windows. I have found out that one ...
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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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Swap partition loaded but not listed in fstab

I'm in the process of moving my swap partition between two disks and I encountered this behaviour that makes me uncomfortable removing my old swap. I'd like to know: If I can safely remove the swap ...
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LDAP to create home directories in NFS location

I am trying to setup LDAP in a way that when a user logs in , it creates the home directory in the nfs location. I use a Synology NAS box. I tried Automount - autofs with auto.home as per synology ...
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[Kubuntu 15.10][KDE 5.15.0] How to handle the removable media?

In previous Kubuntu/KDE version there was a way to intelligently handle removable media. I could configure which media automount and when based upon it label. Now I cannot see how to do it with the ...
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Auto mount network drive when connected to specific network

I'm trying to get my laptop running Ubuntu, automatically mount a network drive (NFS) when I connect to my home network. I've looked into examples of auto mounting network drives in /etc/fstab using ...
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How can I prevent ubuntu from mounting particular partitions/deivices?

I would like to stop Ubuntu from mounting my other (Windows') partitions automatically (since I do not need it really often - and especially I would like not to automount "System reserved" partition ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - autofs and bind mount

is it possible to tell autofs to use "mount --rbind..." instead of "mount --bind..." by default? The reason is that we are exporting a folder, let's call that /exports, which holds different other ...
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Cannot move file to trash after auto-mount in ubuntu 15.10

I have set my NTFS partition for auto-mount in Ubuntu 15.10 using the GUI utility as follows - Auto-mount settings All the options provided are the defaults options. After I restart, the partition ...
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Automount and Virtual Machine

I decided last week to change my OS, only because I absolutely hate Win10. My plan was to create a virtual machine with Win7 (BTW I love it -) and run this on ubuntu 15.10. I do not know anything ...
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Cannot get exfat USB drive to automount

As I understand it, when I install the packages exfat-fuse and exfat-utils any usb device formatted with exfat should automount. However, it does not work. I can manually mount using the ...
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Set a hook on eCryptfs mount

I want to run several commands as root after my eCryptfs is mounted on my login. Can I somehow set a hook for that? Can I do it with systemd? What I want to achieve is to mount automatically on login ...
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Cannot mount hfs partition on read/write

In ubuntu 15.10 I am trying to mount a hfs (max osx) partition on start up. In /etc/fstab I have added this line (notice the rw option): /dev/sda2 /home/mac/mac-mount hfsplus rw,defaults 0 0 After ...
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GUI for managing persistent network filesystem mounts

Is there a GUI for managing persistent network filesystem mounts? I presume it would be a thin GUI layer on top of /etc/fstab file?
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ZFS Pools are not autoloading on Ubuntu 15.10

I have install Ubuntu 15.10 to a USB drive, and while everything works mostly, I have to perform a lot of manual tasks after a reboot. I am using the computer for my media center. There is a similar ...
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Secondary hard disk does not auto-mount

I have a secondary hard disk (8 TB, ext4) that does not auto-mount on OS startup despite "auto-mount" being set to "on" within the "Mount Options" of the "Disks" utility application. How do I enable ...
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drives mount after switch to windows and get back to ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 beside Windows 8 When I boot Ubuntu windows NTFS drives don't open and show this: Error mounting /dev/sda5/ at /media/username/Ali : command-line mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How to automount NTFS partitions?

I have two NTFS partitions, and I don't want to mount them everytime I start Ubuntu. How can I do this? Is there a tool or a code to use? If so, is it safe to automount? specially when they are ...
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autofs is not able to mount the remote folder

Hi I am trying to automount remote file system using autofs. For this I installed autofs % sudo apt-get install cifs-utils autofs Then I edited /etc/auto.master to have the following line: /ufs ...
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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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How to change default automount options for USB devices to read-only?

I'm trying to change the default mount options for USB drives. I want them to mount as read only so no files can be extracted from the host computer. Any ideas on how I can do this (using 15.10)?
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disable automount while the GUI session will not log on

I performed an automount using the procedure described on this page on a NTFS and FAT partition : Is there a program to mount all of my drives automatically? Now, my session won't load in GUI mode ...
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mount HD with “special rights”

I auto mount (on boot/startup) an external (USB) HD on my Ubuntu Server. But, my webserver must see, and have access to the filesystem on this HD. My System is 3.16.0-53-generic #72~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP ...
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Can't get my ntfs partitions UUID in 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10, and I can't mount my NTFS partitions I searched a lot and found few solutions and tried them but the funny thing is that everytime I get the UUID's that the partitions had ...
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fstab doesn't mount on bootup, but mount - a works

I am trying to mount a QNAP NAS drive through fstab, but it doesn't mount on boot. Both devices are on the same 192.168.1.x network. It will however mount if I run 'sudo mount -a' - but the mount ...
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After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 automount cd/dvd not working with error

I had Ubuntu 12.04 386 for years in my virtualbox working fine. Yesterday I did the upgrade to 14.04. Everything is working fine except now the automount of CD/DVD is not working, ending up with this ...
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Trouble automounting an SD card on Trusty

I need an SD card to be mounted unattended, as soon as it is inserted in its slot. Usual enough, but the prbm is it does not get mounted and I am missing why. In /etc/fstab: #Entry for ...
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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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How can I automount cd in Ubuntu 14.04?

The problem is that my music CDs, and also try with virgin-CDs, do not mount automatically when I insert them. I have to mount them from nautilus and after that I'm ready to listen to it in rhythmbox. ...
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How to change permissions of automount?

I set up a Ubuntu 14.04 machine for my family. I noticed that when I insert a USB key it gets automounted to /media/$username/$volumename. /media/$username has an ACL that only allows $username to ...
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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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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 disable automount in nautilus's preferences

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 (64 bits) and I do not want to mount automatically USB thumb drives in my system. I tried the command dconf-editor and gconf-editor but there isn't the icon to disable it in ...
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No boot into Unity after turning on automatic mount options for hard disk

My updated Ubuntu 15.4 desktop has a SSD drive (sda) and a hard disk (sdb). It boots from the SSD drive. Then I needed to click on the hard disk in order to mount it. Because I wanted my PC to ...
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“Documents on XXXX's iPhone ” folder opens up when I plug in my iPhone

Everytime I plug my iPhone into my computer (Ubuntu 11.10) a folder pops up titled "Documens on Jamie's iPhone." How do I stop this? Initially it asked me what I wanted to do,but I must have hit ...
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Loading Dropbox on start-up when my Dropbox folder is on separate partition

My Dropbox folder is on another partition on my harddrive and Dropbox loads on start up. But since the separate partition has't been opened yet, Dropbox complains that my Dropbox folder is missing. So ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't automount usb when running cinnamon shell

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I tend to alternate between running it with the default Unity shell or with the Cinnamon shell. I have noticed that when I am using the Cinnamon shell, external USB drives ...
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Fstab doesn't mount with exec

I have an ext4 partition that I mount using the following fstab line UUID=41dec246-654d-4e35-9d4e-68150e40c5b0 /mnt/Data ext4 defaults,user 0 2 But then I realized that I can't ...
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CD/DVD drive not mounted when inserted with Disc of any kind

I just noticed that if a insert a CD or a DVD of any kind, the Drive will start spinning but it will not show the mounted disc. Earlier it used to ask me what to do with the media inserted. Now it ...
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How do I change the default permissions for automounted USB media?

tl;dr: How do I make gnome automount USB devices with permissions so that everyone in the group can access them instead of just one user that is logged in at the time the USB storage is plugged in? ...
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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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Remounting an USB-device

When I connect an external HDD or an USB stick, it gets mounted automatically under /media/<username>/<name>. Clicking on the "Eject" button in the file manager unmounts it. Once it's ...
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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 ...