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

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I don't have permission to access the subdirectories of a mounted share I created

After I mounted a domain share I tried to find duplicates with fdupes, but then I found out that I don't have permissions to the subdirectories of the share. This is how I mounted the share: First I ...
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Can you set fstab to unmount then remount upon login

I have an external hard drive which only links up to my pc after it processes whats in fstab, would it be possible to make fstab unmount and then mount after I login so I dont have to go through the ...
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When in Linux boot process are filesystems mounted from /etc/fstab?

Question: When in Ubuntu Linux boot process are filesystems (from /etc/fstab) mounted? Rational: I defined the following shared-folders on my Ubuntu VirtualBox VM. openstack@ubuntu:~$ grep ...
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SIGRTMIN on plymouthd after switching from upstart to systemd

I just updated my Kubuntu installation to vivid (15.04). After updating, the default initialization with systemd fails shortly after showing the kubuntu animation (plymouth). The last log file entry ...
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Why are NTFS partition UUIDs shorter than normal?

If you use the sudo blkid command to view partitions with their uuids or just view the /etc/fstab (considering you have got some NTFS partitions) you will probably notice that UUIDs of the NTFS ...
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clustering instructions

I'm following these instructions to create a cluster between two desktop pcs running Ubuntu 14.04. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MpichCluster. I hope to use the cluster for BOINC. So far I ...
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Samba mount through fstab but only with permissions for one user

I recently set up a server with samba file sharing. On the clients I would like to automount the server during boot using fstab. I read a few tutorials and ended up using this line in /etc/fstab ...
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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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Automount of CIFS share fails during boot while mount -a works after login

I am trying to automatically mount a CIFS share on a Synology NAS during boot time. I am on a 14.04 LTS Workstation. Everything works fine when I manually mount the share using the fstab entry, ...
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Empty line at the end of `/etc/fstab`

I just read that among others /etc/fstab must end with an empty line or a comment. Why is that?
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The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/shamim/52EA959BEA957C43: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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New Ububtu installation showing /dev/sda1 as mounted drive?

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04.2 afresh, and I think I might have made a mistake. When I made my backups, a part of that was /etc/fstab. When I restored all my data, I also restored that. Now, when I ...
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Enabling ACLs in Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS

Hi I have a book on Linux that says "if I want to mount the device represented by /home to use ACLs on files in /home I have to add acl to its options in /etc/fstab then the book gives me this ...
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Delay mounts after encrypted home folder is ready

I have set up a few bind mounts in fstab, mounting one folder in my home directory to another (AeroFS no sym-link circumvent). My home folder is encrypted. When the system boots up, it attempts to ...
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Is there a way to get Ubuntu to boot to single when there is a disk missing?

Is there a way to get Ubuntu to boot to single when there is a disk missing? For example, if I have a mount set up in /etc/fstab to mount /dev/xvdb on /stuff, and /dev/xvdb is missing at boot, I see ...
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Windows share mounts but without write permissions

I am trying to mount a Samba Shared Folder in Ubuntu, but I am facing some issues because when the folder is mounted, I have no permission to write on mounted folder. First of all, the shared folder ...
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Mount /home directory from SD card in Ubuntu Touch?

Much like one might mount /home from a second drive or partition on a desktop computer, is it possible to mount /home from an SD card in Ubuntu Touch? I know lots of locations are bind mounted in ...
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How to give the CIFS Server control over rights of files? - fstab mount nas rw only r

Hy, I use Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. i defined the mount in etc/fstab. I configured my NAS (Synology) to give the user "admin" all rights - rw files. When I mount the share via fstab I get all kind of ...
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Swap partition goes inactive after every start

My fstab looks like # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a # device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name ...
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[mntent]: line 16 in /etc/fstab is bad

I am try to mount -a my hard disc. But end up I got this respond root@server:~# mount -a [mntent]: line 16 in /etc/fstab is bad [mntent]: line 18 in /etc/fstab is bad [mntent]: line 20 in /etc/fstab ...
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How to automount cardreader on startup?

I have SD cardreader in my netbook, and it is not automatically mounted on startup. If I disable default settings in gnome-disks and check mount automatically, I will get error Error mounting ...
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press s for skip mounting and m for manual

I've installed 3 vm's on virtual manager, I've successfully mounted a file system(mapped) with the host but when I try to mount the file system with the second vm and reboot it's giving me the error ...
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How do I give CIFS mounted drive ownership to two UIDs and GIDs in my fstab file?

How can I give ownership of this to both www-data and another user called anwslx? (Both the user and group are "anwslx"). The drive is a network drive that is mounted in the fstab file. My fstab ...
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How to prevent duplicate bind mounts?

My fstab contains this: 192.168.0.8:/mnt/HD/HD_a2 /media/storage nfs rw,user,auto,hard,intr 0 0 /media/nas/Music /home/benubird/Music none bind,user,auto 0 0 If I run mount /media/nas twice, the ...
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I'm getting confused trying to use fstab [duplicate]

I have been using i3 recently and it doesn't auto mount things. So I mounted a USB drive myself using sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt/external When I copy files onto the USB drive there they are all ...
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Unrecognized mount option “x-gvfs-show” or missing value

i have a little problem with my linux system. When selecting boot on startup for a harddrive, the partition cant be mounted. The error which occurs is as follows: dmesg | tail [ 470.027891] ...
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How to enable folder creation on samba-connected external USB HDD

I have an external USB drive connected to my router. The router offers a samba service with the following details: Status: Mounted File System: FAT32 Path: /mnt/usb1_1 Host Name: smbshare WorkGroup: ...
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Trouble finding how to identify my dvd drive to mount it

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. From what I can see maybe I don't actually have to mount the dvd drive, though for certain I have to keep telling VLC the dvd isn't where it thinks it is. I guess my ...
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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 ...
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Nautilus(and Nemo too) cannot Mount if mount option is noauto/user and the mount point has non-western character

I reporot this a bug on launchpad, but I'm not sure it is a bug.. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/1428417 On Ubuntu 14.04(64bit), I configured /etc/fstab something like this. ...
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Davfs mount is owned by root

I have a webdav share that is automatically mounted at login on my Ubuntu server 14.04 (with Xfce desktop). The problem is that for some reason the share owned by root and I can't move any files there ...
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Locked out of Ubuntu 14.04 account after moving /home to a different partition

I moved all my data in /home to a different partition and deleted (foolishly) all my old /home data. I forgot to tell /etc/fstab to load the new partition as /home. After restarting I can't get past ...
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How to restrict users from deleting folders from cifs mounted share which is NTFS partition on Zentyal 2.2.2

How to restrict users from deleting folders from a cifs mounted share using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for mounting a cifs volume which is an NTFS partition on Zentyal 2.2.2. Mounting command given in ...
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Are these fstab crypttab enties necessary?

I am using a LUKS setup. I have these entries like ubuntu--vg-root and ubuntu--vg-swap_1. What are these doing exactly? Can I remove them safely? What is the minimal setup that will get me booted? ...
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Not able to mount?

I am trying to install a software from remote server sudo mount -t cifs //10.16.4.96/share /opt/matlab8.4 -o guest It gives me error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on ...
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Binding /var during installation

I want to install an SSD into my desktop PC, putting there the root and other folders like /etc. What I don't want to put there is /var, because I work with databases pretty often. So, what I want to ...
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Ubuntu server 14.0 iscsi drive not mounting

I am new to Ubuntu and I am having a problem mounting an ISCSI drive on boot. When I watch the services start up, I see FAIL for mounting network filesystem. When the server finishes booting, the ...
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enable trim for mounted ntfs partition on dual boot system [duplicate]

I have a dual boot that I set up following this great manual on lifehacker (http://lifehacker.com/5403100/dual-boot-windows-7-and-ubuntu-in-perfect-harmony). So I have just like the author 4 sda ...
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How to create a ext4 partition for all users?

I know it sound like a dublicate questions but I tried the following and it didn't help: My drive is mounted under /media/data so I entered sudo chown -R :users /media/data However I still ...
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Can mhddfs mounting options be set via /etc/fstab to respect file permissions?

I'm currently using mhddfs to mount three hard drives into a singluar pool directory. However, due to the allow_other option set, all users have full rw permissions in the pool directory (ignoring any ...
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Fstab doesn't update permissions or ownership rules [duplicate]

I mount a FAT32 filesystem (because it needs to be compatible with windows) that has an SVN repository on it. It is mounted with owners root:plugdev and permissions rwxrwx--- . My user account is a ...
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Diagnostics for intermittent trouble accessing Data DVDs and CD-Roms

A few months ago I migrated my two PCs from Windows to Linux. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on one machine which I call U, and Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on the other, XU. For months I have been able to create Data ...
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Attempted to move home folder back to original ext4 partition and now can't start session

When I initially installed Ubuntu a couple years ago (12.04), I was dual-booting and made the mistake of moving my home directory to a an NTFS partition. I later discovered this was why pulse audio ...
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Problem mounting ssfsh with fstab

So, I'm trying to mount a local network folder through sshfs. The following is in my fstab: jackie@192.168.2.33:/home/jackie/.kodi/ /home/jackie/KBox/ fuse.sshfs ...
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Is there any difference between umask value and chmod value?

I'm using umask in fstab settings. What I know is if i set 755 with chmod, the permission will be rwxr-xr-x. But, when I use umask in fstab with 755 value, permission that i get is ----w--w-. Giving ...
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how to automount sda2 partition

How do I mount sda2 from sda1? thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ sudo parted -l Model: ATA ST500DM002-1BD14 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 500GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B Partition Table: msdos ...
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How to mount a webdav share to its original Linux server

Ok, so normally, a server provides a webdav share, and that can be accessed by mounting it on some other computer. What I want to do is to mount it (permanently, automatically) not elsewhere, but on ...
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How can I mount an NFS drive via fstab

I am trying to auto-mount my NFS drives, but it doesn't work too well sadly. What does work is mounting from CLI: me@client:/$ sudo mount 192.168.178.4:/mountdir /mnt/mountdir me@client:/$ mount -t ...
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How to mount a partition for Home?

I want to mount a partition for /home mainly so I wont need to back up next time I upgrade Ubuntu. For that reason I created a separate partition formatted as ext4. I have copied most of my files to ...
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Weird SMB mount issue (again) - cannot mount from fstab

This is a frequent question, I know, but I need to ask again because none of the solutions comments and answers here and elsewhere give me a clue as to what is happening. I am running a NAS box with a ...