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

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Trying to move usr and home to usb drive

I'm running Ubuntu through crouton on a Chromebook 14 and since the system only has 18GB of space I want to put /home and /usr on a 32GB flash drive that I will have attached to the system. I have ...
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Discs unable to set manual mounting options in 14.04

I've done a fresh install of 14.04 after I seen that the online upgrade process from 13.10 left me with a lot of unsolvable bugs. The issue is that I cannot set manual mounting options from Discs on ...
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All the files created have executable permission after doing some alterations to fstab

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this any file i create in any of the partitions has executable permission. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file ...
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Mount LUKS encrypted hard drive at boot

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on a SSD device (the HOME was encrypted correctly during intallation), additionally I have a HDD with a encrypted partition with extra data which I would like to mount in ...
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installing ubuntu on a machine with home folder on another drive

a long while ago, I installed ubuntu 12.04 to my SSD, and setup fstab to have my home folder on another drive. This has worked great, but I'm thinking it's now time to update to 14.04, so I'll need ...
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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 ...