The file fstab contains descriptive information about the various file systems.

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allow access to all users to /mnt/volume

I have mounted a disc (/dev/sdc1) at /mnt/media/ with the following command in my /etc/fstab /dev/sdc1 /mnt/media ext4 user 0 2 However I don't have access for all users. Only root has ...
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Mounted Drives To Show In Devices

When I have an extra drive plugged into the computer, it shows in "devices" as shown here with the 250G filesystems: However, once added to /etc/fstab` for automatic mounting, it will no longer ...
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usage of mount -o remount rw /

please take a look to this question and its answer how to uninstal from grub? Now I quoted from answer: Remount the system partition with R/W permission: mount -o remount rw / Ok.I just know ...
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Error mounting with exit code 1 [duplicate]

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: only root can mount /dev/sda5 on /media/bakwas /etc/fstab: static file system information. <file system> <mount ...
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Windows 7 Share Mounted but not visible in the files app or in places

I successfully edited my fstab file to permanently mount a Windows 7 share. However, I was having problems writing to the share. I initially thought it was due to permissions on the mount point ...
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Auto mount mount point on iSCSI driver

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I recently added a 1 terabyte iSCSI volume with a single ext4 partition. Everything works as it should but with the only issue being I cannot create a mount point using ...
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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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Removable Drive keeps getting dropped/ unmounted [closed]

I plug in my 1tb removable Drive and Ubuntu mounts it. I start extracting my 45gb of 7z compressed photos and after a period of time appears to be about 10 minutes the drive unmounts and the ...
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Setup config for my SSD [Ultrabay T430]

there are a lot of blog posts about how to configure Ubuntu when using an SSD. The ones I found rely on editing /etc/fstab. Unfortunately my file looks different from their samples which is why I'm ...
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Slow transfer speed from SSD to HDD

I have a lenovo u310 touch laptop. It has an 25GB internal SSD in which I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed. When I transfer data from my SSD to my HDD I get very slow speeds, along the lines of 65KB/s. If ...
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NFS mount fails on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm facing a problem with NFS mounts. I manage a cluster with five Ubuntu 12.04 nodes. I need to NFS export some paths in the main node to run my applications. Ping and ssh are working fine if I boot ...
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Problems mounting CD/DVD

I'm facing issues when using by very first time my CD/DVD drive in Linux. Back when I had Linux, it worked normal, CD/DVD rw, but since I didn't use it much, I just removed it from the laptop (you ...
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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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Can't get access to networkdrive mounted from fstab

Hope someone can help me a little. Setup: Ubuntu 13.10 server. Ubuntu 13.10 worksstation The server have some samba shares. Some er private, and others are shared between groups. The problem is the ...
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Cannot mount encrypted LUKS drive with “x-gvfs-show” option

I've used Linux Mint 16 Petra's Disks utility to format my external drive as an encrypted LUKS ext4 partition. The problem is that I can't mount it if I use the option "Show in user interface", that ...
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Unable to access auto-mounted partition from Steam

Before I start, I am using Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, I have all the latest updates (including the latest Steam Beta Client). Using the Steam client I have been unable to install or run games from another ...
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How to skip boot-time fsck check preferably by editing grub menu-entry?

I want to make an menuentry in grub, which boots up as normal but skips fsck. If that is possible, I could create two menu-entries one of which would skip filesystem check and the other would not. My ...
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Why doesn't /etc/fstab use XML or JSON?

This is more like a general Linux / programming question, but I've been programming for a while, and I'm used to using a format such as XML or JSON on any file which is used for configuration ...
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installing a new hard drive on an existing Ubuntu machine

I have a desktop machine running Ubuntu for a few years. I needed more space for my files and for that purpose I purchased and installed a brand new HD in it. Everything is working great. The only ...
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After mounting the ntfs partition, all files are readonly

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this i cant create any files in any of the partitions and the existing files are readonly. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # ...
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Automatic mount ext4 hard disk on boot problem

I used blkid and its output: /dev/sda1: UUID="54221CEE221CD6B8" TYPE="ntfs" /dev/sda2: LABEL="Data" UUID="FE10555E10551EC9" TYPE="ntfs" /dev/sda5: UUID="fc63b7f3-9b03-4e85-a0ce-fa638eeff40b" ...
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13.10 - Samba mount error: Could not resolve address

Basically, in Ubuntu 13.10 I can't mount a shared folder via the terminal nor fstabs, yet can access the shared folder via Nautilus and smbclient I recently upgraded from Linux Mint 15 to Ubuntu ...
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ecryptfs mounts as read only

I did the following (http://haridas.in/how-to-put-encrypted-contents-on-cloud-storages.html), and after mounting, the mounted dir is read-only filesystem: I created two dirs: one to /home/user/dir1 ...
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Partitions mouted as read only, problem with fstab file

This is my fstab file after my experiment with it. proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 ...
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NFS will mount but is not accessible until browsed through GUI

I'm using Windows 7 x64 as my normal OS, and using Ubuntu under VirtualBox. I have haneWIN installed as NFS server, and I put the following under Ubuntu's /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.2:/websites ...
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AUFS shared over SMB and NFS

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 as a file server with 3 disks, two contain files and one contains parity of the others, using snapraid. I have been able to share one disk as both SMB and NFS, but now I ...
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USB doesn't start automatically

My computer doesn't load USB drives the way I expect. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on an ideapad P500. I have read the Ubuntu wiki titled Mount/USB and I still find my situation strange. Please read on ...
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Why won't my shared folder mirror the files from my Ubuntu in Windows?

I am having a problem with sharing of folders with the host. I have an Ubuntu 13.10 installed on VMware Workstation 8. I have Windows 8 as host. I tried almost every possible solutions available but I ...
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Editing fstab to allow permissions

I'm simply trying to run an html file, but when I try ./filename.html I'm given "permission denied" instead. I've searched the internet and found that my fstab currently contains noexec. Since that ...
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Steam not letting me make new folders

I'm trying to make a folder on my data drive for my steam games and I keep getting this "New Steam library must be on a file system mounted with execute permissions"
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How can I prevent auto-mounting of a partition in fstab?

Previously, I prevented auto-mounting of a particular partition at boot by the following line in /etc/fstab UUID=<alphanumeric> /media/windowsHDD ntfs user,noauto 0 0 At some point in the ...
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How to rename /dev/sdax(partitions) in Linux

I made a partition like /part on my machine with some important data... But I can't stand the name of it... I want a clear solution to resolve it and change the name of it to for example /test... ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 + sick beard /etc/fstab

I installed sick beard on Ubuntu 13.10. It is run OK but I can not send the files on NAS. I got the " Unable to save the file: 13 " I mount the share files with the command: ...
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A question concerning fstab?

The scenario : Server 1 is a samba file server Client1 is Ubuntu 12.04 desktop In server1 i have configured samba to share A Parent directory called shared , shared contain three sub-folders ...
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How can I mount software raid drive mdX with fstab

I have raid5 configure with gpt partition to allow working with drive larger the 1.6 TB Ubuntu version is 12.04 and the md drive is 5TB. with: mount -t ext3 /dev/md129 /images mount works ...
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Symbolic link permission denied , shared folder over cifs

I have synology rack , and im using one folder from my ubuntu 12.04. but I wont be able to create a symbolic link on mounted folder, getting permission denied error, below is my fstab entry ...
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Partition Not Mounting On Bootup

I have a home server with my movies and what not on it. When I boot the PC it tells me that (media/Media/ is the drive) /media/Media/ is not ready to mount or is not available (I don't know the exact ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Access NTFS partitions with providing root password? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Each time I access the NTFS partition, the system does not ask me for root password. And I don't like this. Is it possible to NTFS partitions only if I ...
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The effect of putting sudo -i command in /etc/fstab

I have a computer (computer A) which only can be accessed by ssh from another computer (computer B) within internal network. ssh username@10.**.**.** FYI, I do not activate root account in computer ...
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Problem with multiple CIFS shares

I have use two CIFS network shares. One is public and all users have permissions to access it - /media/nas/media. I want all files and folders I create to be accessible to all other users. The other ...
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Cannot install into target mounted with noexec or nodev while doing qemu-deboot strapping

I'm trying to install the armel version of Ubuntu with qemu-deboot-strap on my desktop X64 system,but I've found this error : $ mkdir precise $ sudo qemu-debootstrap --arch=armel precise ./precise/ ...
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Configure automount behaviour for specific hard drive or partition

Background: My previous laptop had space for a second internal hard drive. Due to the size of my photo collection I purchased a second hard drive and created one partition to hold my photos. I used ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Press S To Skip Mount Or M For Manual Recovery corrupted fstab can't modify

I recently made changes to my fstab file and, upon reboot, noticed I had an error in it. I get the typical mount error on boot. I went to try and modify it by entering the read-only mode but then, ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Sound not working after modifying fstab

I want to auto mount a ntfs partition after system start. Therefore i edited /etc/fstab and added this new entry: UUID=someuuid /home/someusername ntfs defaults 0 2 Mounting works ...
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Ubuntu desktop unable to mount share

I've got a new installation of ubuntu running as a VM on server 2012. I've joined it to the domain using likewise open. I am able to us domain accounts to logon to the ubuntu desktop. I am having a ...
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Will Ubuntu 13.10 boot if I enable compression on / which is a btrfs volume

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on btrfs and the installer created the following fstab: UUID=0eff8daf-5924-4a1f-922c-ec82ec594dc0 / btrfs defaults,subvol=@ 0 0 ...
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How to mount network drive so that it can be used from applications and on wifi

I wish to set up a network drive for storing my personal photos. I already have a server and a 'pictures' user on the server. I planned to store the photos in the home directory of this user. I ...
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Problem with /mnt/

I'm Using Ubuntu 12.4, and after some time of inactivity, I can't "ls" "cp" "mv" o any other command into my /mnt/ folder, I have to reboot to can do anything in this folder. My /etc/fstab below # ...
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Problem with mount using option “sec=ntlmv2”

I Have a partition called D:\ shared at a Windows machine, and In my Ubuntu server 12.4 I Have this line at fstab to mount it //10.0.0.39/D$/ /mnt/charles/ cifs ...
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How to mount Btrfs with “errors=remount-ro” equivalent?

Btrfs does not appear to support errors=remount-ro. In /etc/fstab, what option can I use with Btrfs to achieve equivalent result as "errors=remount-ro"?