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

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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 cifs mounted share using 'Ubuntu 14.04 LTSfor mounting the cifs volume which is NTFS partition onZentyal 2.2.2.` Mounting command given in ...
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df lists recently unmounted/remounted directories twice

I just replaced replaced directory /mnt which was mounted on /dev/vdb with /dev/vdc (which was previously mounted at /pvol). When I run df now, I see each drive at its old and current location: ...
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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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Changes to fstab overwritten after reboot. Ubuntu Touch 15.04 (r1) on a Nexus 7 (2013) [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7. After the initial install the / partition is read only, so I do sudo mount -o remount,rw / I then update /etc/fstab with rw instead of ro for the / ...
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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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Unable to mount hard drive with multiple partitions

When I attach my harddisk, it gives the following message: Error mounting /dev/sdb5 at /media/yaser/YaSeR: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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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 ...
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Bind in fstab not mounting

My project files are kept on a separate hard-drive from everything else, mounted at /media/jonah/data. Within it is a folder called Projects, that I like to have accessible from my home directory for ...
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Having Trouble Accessing Samba Share

I recently reformatted my XBMCbuntu HTPC to 14.04. It wiped everything off the first HDD but doesn't seem to have touched the second one. I'm trying to set up a Samba share on the second HDD and Its ...
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Root filesystem check failed

While updating ubuntu my system crashed and after restarting and entering to ubuntu I get the message Root filesystem check failed.Very much similar to the post Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10: Filesystem check ...
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Auto mounting `NTFS` partition at startup not all options work

I am mounting a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit system partition on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installation in order to be able to share data between the two OSs. The problem is that although I ...
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Is it possible to see partitions mounted via `fstab` in `etc directory?

I edited my /etc/fstab file in order to mount an NTFS partition shared between Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I would like to see the icon for this partition under the ...
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How do you move a LVM crypto swap partition from sda to sdb?

I have LVM configured for an encrypted home folder. Naturally this implies that swap falls into the crypto catagory. I have installed a second disk with a swap partition already ready to go and ready ...
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Can't mount NAS [closed]

I'm running Debian on BBB. I'm trying to mount NAS WD My Book Live. my fstab file: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Auto generated by: beaglebone-black-eMMC-flasher.sh # ...
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Prevent hidden (for Windows 8.1) FAT32 partitions from being mounted when not even referenced in fstab?

I have two FAT32 partitions on my internal HDD that keep being (auto?) mounted by a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 even though there is no reference to them whatsoever in /etc/fstab. If they were ...
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Router on Virtual Machine, fstab mount disk from other machine by hostname: When is fstab executed?

Ok, so I've been looking for this for quite a while now, but I can't find an actual answer to this question. When is fstab executed, specifically in relation to the scripts in /etc/rc2.d? What I'm ...
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Recover from improper setup of backup drive using Label//UUID

Objective: Set up home multi-system (Mac, perhaps Win7, and other Ubuntus) backup capability using Seagate Backup Plus 3T drive connected to Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I would like to simplify the drive ...
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fstab not mounting

I am trying to change the default mount point virtualbox uses in my Ubuntu VM. With the virtualbox settings, I have this in my shared folders settings: My actual username replaces 'username' in the ...
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Ubuntu Server: /etc/fstab edited without my permission - Can't Start Ubuntu

Afternoon all. I recently created a clean install of Ubuntu Server 14.04 I access it through Windows Remote Desktop Connection using XRDP and have installed OpenVPN. The only other use is as a DLNA ...
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Is it possible to automount a partition on a dummy location?

There's a partition on my drive that I don't use, called /dev/sda8. This partition is not listed in /etc/fstab so it will pop up in the Unity launcher when I boot my system. I don't want this to ...
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Is it possible to mount and unmout network shares through file manager?

I usually mounted my NAS through fstab line //192.168.0.32/hdd /media/nsa320/ cifs username=admin,password=pass,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm,noauto,rw,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0 and then through command line ...
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Why can't root access my CIFS mounts?

I have a Windows CIFS share mounted through FSTAB, it mounts successfully. However I can't even DIR the folder without getting a Permission denied. I have tried adding noperm, uid and gid stuff to ...
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Why would simply adding options to a mount point in /etc/fstab change mount points for various hard disks?

I edited my /etc/fstab and simply added "noatime" to my ssd drive entry. That is all I did to the file. I then saved the file and immediately rebooted. The system then hung during boot because mdadm ...
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8GB RAM is fullfilled, addressed /tmp /var/log into RAM

Ok, so I have 8GB memory and 30GB msata storage + some external drives... 30GB for ubuntu, no SWAP partition, only main / Updated fstab to store /tmp and /var/log into RAM and Firefox caching into ...
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Mounting Extra Hard Disk in Ubuntu

I have bought a new 1TB hard disk and formatted in ext4 file system type and attached to my CPU(Already having a HD with Ubuntu installed). Following the answer given here, I tried mounting the ...
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mount laptop hard drive disk from live DVD

I was following directions for changing the password for Microsoft Windows (on a laptop) with chnptw, but when I navigated to /mnt and /media the directories were empty -- I believe that the /mnt ...
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Why is my /etc/fstab file unconfigured?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Chromebook C720. For some reason, my /etc/fstab file is "unconfigured." zacleung@chrubuntu:~$ cat /etc/fstab # UNCONFIGURED FSTAB FOR BASE SYSTEM Why does this ...
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Utility for entering partitions into fstab

Under Windows it's possible to create a symbolic name for a disk partition by assigning it a drive letter. It's certainly possible to do that in (K)ubuntu by editing /etc/fstab and inserting the ...
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large amount of data TRIMMed on SSD

I just recently set up a new PC with an SSD/HDD combo; my linux partition on my SSD is mounted as / with /home mounted on my HDD. I have the noatime and discard flags set for my SDD in /etc/fstab, ...
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Unable to mount cifs share from OS X Yosemite on ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying all kind of options to mount a file share from OS X 10.10 to a ubuntu 14.04 box. This box has no GUI so I must find the proper command trough the GUI I know that the share is ...
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fstab executes before a required mod is loaded (vmhgfs)

I'm running Trusty Server 64bit in VMware and am trying to get shared folders to load on startup. The problem I'm seeing is that the required module vmhgfs does not get loaded until after fstab is ...
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How to auto mount drive when logging in?

I am trying to auto-mount a partition inside my home folder, when I login. But I have no idea on how to do this. I did try auto-mounting it at boot-up. But this didn't work. I suspect that is because ...
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Unable to create a directory on a mounted file system (FUSE). mkdir: cannot create directory `dirname': File exists

I was trying out the FUSE file system. I downloaded fuse 2.9.3 and installed it to a directory in my Home directory. I did rest of the work as superuser (as I was denied to manipulate the mounted ...
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Removable HDD defined in fstab causing problems at startup when not present

Recently I made some edits in my fstab file after some change in my partitions. (check Partitions mounted with fstab, not opening from Nautilus nor Unity sidebars ) In the process I wanted to include ...