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

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Can mount and view samba share, unable to do anything else

I have a samba share set up on a raspberry pi. I'm trying to share out the entire file system, so I can access it from a laptop. Here is my config for the share: [pi_share] path = / available = yes ...
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Adding a disk to /etc/fstab getting a parse error

A little system description, I have 2 SSD drives running raid 0 strictly for boot drives. I also have a 1tb HDD that I am trying to add to /etc/fstab on ubuntu 15.10. Here is my entry into /etc/fstab ...
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System directories on separate partitions shown on desktop as #.# GB Volume

During the install of Ubuntu studio WW 15.10 (XFCE4), I put /usr/share and /var/www on separate partitions. As expected they were added to fstab to auto mount on startup. The strange thing is that ...
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How to check if the swap partition is being used correctly in ubuntu 15.10

when I throw the command 'sudo swapon -s' no error or nothing shows up. I resized my primary partition and deleted my swap and reacreated it updating the values in the fstab file.......I would like to ...
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Permission denied when auto mount a network drive

Ubuntu 15.10 (fresh install) I have set my fstab to: //192.168.0.2/Music /home/pst007x/Music/ServerMusic cifs auto,credentials=/home/pst007x/.smbcredentials,defaults 0 0 When I start my system, ...
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I resized partition and deleted swap area , how do I update the /etc/fstab file to reenable swap?

This is my current fstab file content: # /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 ...
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Broke fstab, can't edit from grub terminal

So I've already found a buttload of posts about people frantically trying to repair a broken fstab file, but none of the answers have helped me. I had a 3TB media drive that wasn't mounting at ...
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How to change permissions for folders in media/teja “for external hardisks”?

I tried others ways to change the permissions for folder and files in media/teja let me explain my file structure: In media I have a folder named teja which is my user name , I never created it and ...
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Bug in CIFS accessing filesystem root?

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs ...
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Disk space full not changing after mount folder on other disk

I have a Virtual Machine setup on azure. I see basic disk was getting full so I attached disk to it and mounted /home/user/mydata folder to the new disk. I forgot to add configuration in fstab. My VM ...
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Is it safe to use /data or /vol mounted filesystem for external HDD?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to mount AWS EBS (or any other network drive) to one of the following: /data /vol /some-other-folder I know, that there standard directories, like: /var /etc ...
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How to make things boot that have nobootwait on them?

I tried to set up mhddfs as described here or here and it works, but the computer will not boot if I put it in fstab. So I added the nobootwait option to the line in fstab and it boots now, but does ...
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Windows 8.1 Network share fstab

Pulling my hair out on this one. I have been through tons of blogs but been unable to get things working. This is my first Linux system. Using Ubuntu 14.04. The Ubuntu system is set-up on my office ...
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CIFS root permissions problem

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs ...
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Mounting Error at bootup

How do I solve An error occurred while mounting /mnt/AA99-3674 keys:Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery" Note: I have had this message at boot up for a while and I have not had ...
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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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Fstab after reboot does not work

I have a problem with the mount Windows directory (terminal) I mount mount.cifs //192.168.1.151/_wymiana /mnt/share_2 -o user=wega and it works When I go to /etc/fstab and add ...
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Help with Understanding Mounting unprotected (guest) network folders

I am trying to configure my Emby Media Server, but I guess that for Emby to see the files on my HDD's, I have to configure networked share folders in fstab. I read the Ubuntu Mount Guide for doing ...
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Same HDD shows twice in /media folder?

Noob here... THE BACK STORY So I was working at trying to mount some secondary HDDs in fstab. Both volumes are labeled with names that have spaces. Fstab didn't like me leaving spaces in the names I ...
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help partition mount and scheme for multiple boot

I want to have a triple linux boot on my desktop. For spacing managing issues I'd like to use a partition called sharing. I want this partition be able to me auto-mount in all distros. How can I do ...
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Replaced Media HDD but don't know how to remove old UUID

I'm getting a prompt at startup asking about a HDD I replaced. Honestly, I just don't know what to do without breaking Ubuntu 14.04 LTS so I present for your consideration my fstab log and my blkid ...
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Another noob wondering where I went wrong in Fstab

I still don't quite understand the last two numbers in Fstab... I heard that one is the "dump", and "dumping" didn't sound like anything I wanted and/or needed, so I gave it a value of 0... I also ...
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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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Files in fstab mounted CIFS folders are not available automatically

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10, and I've mounted some NAS folders using /etc/fstab. My problem is, that after rebooting Linux, applications such as Crashplan and VirtualBox (shared folders) see all mounted ...
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Mark mount as network mount (or disable nautilus thumbnails on certain mounts)

By default nautilus only generates thumbnails for local mounts, so it skips network drives. Unfortunately, certain fuse and unionfs mounts are not recognised as being network drives, so it thinks it ...
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“An error occurred while mounting 0” after rebuilding computer

Ubuntu Server 14.04, installed recently with no swap partition. I was running this system just fine and was ready for "final installation" - that is, putting the components in the case, removing the ...
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Mount share in fstab for multiuser access

I have a network share that is mounted through fstab with the following line: //[url/share] /media/mountpoint cifs ...
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Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 unable to mount partition not listed in /etc/fstab after crash

Following a crash while moving the mouse over a Firefox tab, my Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 did restart properly, however it only sees the disk(s)/partition(s) listed in the /etc/fstab. I cannot mount any ...
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How to automatically mount swap partition?

I didn't use a swap partition during installation so now that my ubuntu is installed, I used GParted Partition Editor to create an unallocated partition which I formatted as linux-swap. It didn't ...
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Server partition problem /boot full

we are using a 1un1.de server which comes with a very strange arrangement of partitions. I need to reallocate the space from /data to / because / has only 4GB in total and /data has all the space in ...
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USB Flash drive mounts /dev/sdb1 but not to mount point in fstab

I am trying to automount any flash drive to a specific mount point (/usr/local/flash). I have it successfully working to /home/pro/flash but need to change it so it can be accessed by the guest login, ...
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How to convert sshfs command to fstab entry?

From another SO question, I understand I should create an entry in fstab to permanently mount an access to a virtual machine. I am not Linux expert. The magic command which allows me to perform this ...
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Fsck seems to run on every boot

After upgrading to 15.10 today, every startup hangs for around 3 minutes on a screen which reads: fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda1: clean, 519049/6807552 files, 7542544/27221248 blocks [ ...
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Changing permissions of an NTFS partition for Transmission

I've been using ubuntu for a few years now, however this is my first time asking a question on the forums so please let me know if I have not provided enough info. I'm running 14.04 Home on an Intel® ...
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What do the fstab mount options 'errors=remount -ro' mean?

I've checked /etc/fstab and saw the following lines <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass> / was on /dev/sda1 during installation ...
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Permission denied when writing a file to new filesystem

Upon installation, I have created an extra partition and mounted it as /data. The partition is visible, but I get a Permission denied error when trying to create a file or directory in it. Doing it ...
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15.10 Can't open files and folders located on CIFS server with UTF8 charset in file name.

I have permanently mounted NAS shares on my fstab. It looks like: //MYBOOKWORLD/Public /media/MyBook cifs guest,rw,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0 It works fine ...
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I dont see my devices on the left side-bar in Nautilus

I have two hard drives sda and sdb and I also have a cd/dvd drive, but none of those appear on the left side bar of Nautilus. Using: Ubuntu 15.10 Nautilus 3.14.2 My etc/fstab file (I added the ...
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Mount in fstab results in S to Skip during boot

I used fstab to point zoneminder directory to a directory that is maintained under a ZFS pool/dataset. It worked fine in terminal after issuing sudo mount-a but, when I rebooted I got the S to ...
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Mount and share a drive with bindfs in fstab permissions

I set a drive to mount on boot and set the permissions with bindfs, but I still have no access rights, root only. After reading everything on the issue I could possibly find, I found that mounting ...
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unable to mount samba share on boot (ubuntu 15.10)

I am following MountWindowsSharesPermanently to mount a samba share on boot As said in wiki, I added these lines to /etc/fstab: # auto-mounting the samba share 'Seagates' on raspberry pi ...
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External harddisk detected but not mounting

I have a WD MyPassport that is NTFS formatted with only 1 partition, and works perfectly fine on Windows. It was working well with Ubuntu until a few days ago (points 3 and 4 explains what changes I ...
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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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relatime not working as documented

I have installed SSD (Transcend 128 370S) on Ubuntu - 15.10 having Kernel - 4.2.0-16. After installation I'm trying SSD optimization as given in link. I have added relatime to fstab on / but I can ...
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Directory showing with find but not with ls

I have a 2TB ntfs disk mounted. The fstab entry looks like this /dev/disk/by-uuid/7AD35DE723741E22 /home/herb/2TB ntfs defaults,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 2 I installed a service with a web front end on the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: CIFS not mounting on bootup

I'm trying to mount an IOmega NAS drive through fstab, but it doesn't mount on boot. All devices are on the same 192.168.1.x network. After running dmesg, what I get is: [ 1.916474] CIFS VFS: ...
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Zoneminder saves to duplicate locations in 14.04-64

I mounted an extra hard drive with an ext4 partition to be used as described in http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/Using_a_dedicated_Hard_Drive. Note that I have to change ,x-gvfs-show to ...
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How to bypass mounting of all participation during booting

I have Installed Ubuntu on Virtual box & mounted shared folder from base machine. So during booting it hangs "Stopping Mount Network filesystems" I want to keep that fstab entry because once ...
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Error On Startup

I recently added a new line to my /etc/fstab file, specifically the line below /dev/md0 /mnt/raiddrives xfs defaults 0 2 On startup I now get the problem in the print screen below. On the side side ...
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Mount network share automatically on startup

I'm trying to have two network shares automatically mount upon rebooting my machine but I'm having no luck. I've read through several similar AskUbuntu questions but I can't seem to get it to mount ...