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

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Permission error when auto mounting network drive Ubuntu 14.04

Error when trying to open mapped drive: mount: only root can mount //192.168.0.2/Music on /home/pst007x/Music/ServerMusic This is my latest (attempt) entry in fstab: //192.168.0.2/Music ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 - Fstab file deleted entry

This morning when I arrived at work the samba server shares had appeared to have gone down, after a short investigation I discovered that the partition in the LVM had become unmounted, after to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Automount CD/DVD to /media

So.. a few months ago I upgraded my system from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. Clean install, everything fresh. I haven't had to insert a disk until just now and I've come across a problem. Specifically, ...
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Adding second hard drive

I have been trying to set up a secondary hard drive to compliment my smaller SSD drive ... I have been having trouble following the howto posted. Some how I can create the "mount point " mynewdrive" ...
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“ALERT! /dev/mapper/server--vg-root does not exist. Dropping to shell!”

So I guess I messed up my Ubuntu Server just now. I installed a 500GB hard drive, formatted it with ext4 and then wanted to statically mount via editing /etc/fstab and the UUID. For some reason I ...
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Mounting Drives as user at startup (FSTAB)

I am running Ubuntu and have been having some trouble mounting my 2nd internal HDD. It would mount with settings made by Disks program but would mount and be owned by root at startup even though I ...
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NFS shares no longer mount on startup

I have an NAS device and mount several directories on it via entries in /etc/fstab :- # NFS number0:/projects /home/carl/number0/projects nfs rw 0 0 number0:/carl /home/carl/number0/stuff nfs rw 0 0 ...
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Partition disappears after modifying fstab

So, I'm trying to auto-mount a Windows partition at startup. This is the line that I added in the fstab file: UUID=4462435862434E3C /boot ntfs defaults,user 0 2 I read this tutorial ...
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Script (nobody/nogroup) can't write files to NTFS share - permission denied. Root can write

I have a simple script that is (trying to) unzip a file to a mounted Windows 2012 share. It is normally launched as a Postfix alias when a new email arrives, but even when I run it as root I get a ...
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General error mounting filesystems after upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

I updated My server from ubuntu 10.04 LT to 12.04 LT and I had couple of errors but it was completed without asking me to reboot. when I rebooted I had the following error: General error mounting ...
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Ubuntu touch – /etc/fstab resets after every restart

I have just received the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition and have already started hacking it. Managed to use davfs2 to mount remote drives ok, but anything I add to /etc/fstab is automatically removed every ...
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What is PARTUUID in Ubuntu 15.04?

In Ubuntu 14.04 there is only one UUID for each partition. For example my sudo blkid shows /dev/sda1: UUID="b2be9c80-8413-4fdb-a562-6ca072385c02" TYPE="ext4" /dev/sda2: ...
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Prevent encrypted drive from mounting in /media

I recently installed 14.04 and am trying to get my encrypted external drive to automount in the folder /usbbackup. Before the reinstall, I made copies of my fstab and crypttab. The relevant lines ...
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Will this fstab file work?

I am editing some partitions, and I'm not sure about how to correctly put it into fstab. I am trying to do it like this: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/md/0 none swap sw 0 0 /dev/md/1 /boot ext3 ...
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Multiple connections to a samba share as different users using the same computer?

I successfully connect a Kubuntu family computer to a samba share on an Ubuntu server via fstab using a single username and password. Each family member that uses this computer has his/her own ...
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NAS drive mounted but inaccessible via command-terminal!

thanks to these pages, I have managed to mount my three NAS drives by adding three more lines to the fstab file: volume1_on_d-link volume2_on_d-link shre-on-LS-WTGLF61 However, to my vast ...
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Repartitioning live system. Anything i missed?

I tried to repartition the server about a month ago, and ended up being unable to connect after reboot (SSH denied after messing with fstab) . I tried to read up on the subject afterwards, and I might ...
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Fstab - mount a folder that has mounted folders in it

I have an ftp server where I am binding all of the home directories to a folder that has folders in it which were bound to other hard drives. [Anime hard disk] -> mounted to ftp/Anime/ [ftp] -> ...
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Extra folders in /media?

I have a few folders in /media/ and I am not sure why they are there. Two of them are drives I have explicitly mounted in fstab (ssd-linux-data, linux-data), but I am not sure where the other two are ...
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Unable to mount external NTFS HDDs due to duplicate UUID

I'm trying to setup /etc/fstab to automatically mount two external NTFS hard drives on boot, and decided to use the UUIDs as reference instead of the device names. Strangely, blkid reports that both ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Second Hard Drive - Mounting But Not Recognized - NEWBIE

I'm very new to Ubuntu, read and tried a bunch of the self help articles, but no luck. I have a second hard drive named 'Second' with a folder named 'TVShows' in it that I would like mounted in my ...
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How to mount BTRFS filesystem via CLI with switches defaults,noatime,commit=300,autodefrag

I have ubuntu on a 32GB USB2 flash stick that I carry around with me, it works fine booting on other machines I have to sometimes access. Recently I added a volume that contains a lot of data (a ...
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Is it ok to use “permissions” option on top of “defaults” in /etc/fstab for ntfs-3g?

When I use ntfs-3g GUI tool it automatically appends "defaults" option for each NTFS partition on my hard drive (Dual boot with windows).As a result every files & folder are owned by root. Now As ...
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How to configure systemd to ignore fstab drive mount failures?

When I have first set up Ubuntu 15.04 (which is first to switch to systemd AFAIK) I was puzzled by why does it only boot some times and then become unbootable (failing to the systemd shell instead of ...
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Automount separate disk

I have installed system on the /dev/sdb1, now I want auto mount /dev/sda1. I tried to do it with disk name: $ echo "/dev/sda1 /home/alex/olddisk ext4 defaults,noatime 0 1" >> /etc/fstab And ...
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How do I mount an SD Card as /home/wb9688 by startup?

I want to mount my SD Card as /home/wb9688 by startup using /etc/fstab. My SD Card is formatted as ext4 and the UUID is 93afcc06-65be-4154-9b20-6593f14f6c93. A normal user must have read and write ...
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“mount -a” shows errors from past mounts - how can I clear them?

As I Linux newbie, I had multiple false starts getting FSTAB to mount USB drive bulk storage. The current FSTAB now works as intended but the earlier mount point attempts also show in the Nautilus ...
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Mount network share by clicking on it in file manager (i.e. Nautilus)

I have a NAS SMB share that I want to mount. It's not always on, and I use the same computer at work so I don't want to mount it automatically. For now I mount and unmount it through terminal, but is ...
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Changed group on a folder now client machine has wrong permissions

I have created a new group called "sambashare" and I have added my user "fred" to this group. I have changed permissions on a directory /opt/data/admin like this: sudo chown -R root:sambashare ...
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Unable to save file to ntfs partition from windows

I changed the fstab entry for my windows(NTFS) partition to /dev/disk/by-uuid/E87231007230D552 /windows-partition auto nosuid,nodev,nofail,permissions,users,auto,exec,umask=0022,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 ...
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SSH denied after messing with fstab

Goal: repartition one big 5TB /home partion into separate partitions on a remote Ubuntu server. Approach: I took a backup of /home, then erased the partition in gparted and created new partitions, ...
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add/delete ubuntu specific folder or file right click context using bash

I want to change the right click context menu of ubuntu specific folder using bash script. When bash script executes, it first create a file or folder having only two right click context menu option. ...
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Automatic mount of second drive in 15.04

I have upgraded my Ubuntu to 15.04 from 14.x and I find that I have to manually mount the secondary drive for it to become operational. This is a pain since my /Downloads folder has been directed (by ...
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How to resolve “/bin/sh: 1: sshfs: not found” when trying to mount remote drive?

I'm trying to mount a remote drive on a server that I have SSH access to using fuse/sshfs I created a mount point at /mnt/review/server and created the following entry in my fstab, as per ArchWiki: ...
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CIFS: “permission denied” but (empty) file created?

From /etc/fstab: //fileserver/share /home/share cifs credentials=/etc/smb.credentials 0 0 Share exists and is successfully mounted (by the root process). Writing to the share under Windows works ...
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How can I ensure that my sshfs mounted drives stay connected as much as possible?

I have been trying to get this to work forever and ever and it's just past my ability now. I have read just about everything I can on this...and yet I can't resolve the issue. Here's the short story. ...
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Hard drives not showing in nautilaus

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 server and after finding Samba to be unworkable with a single Windows 7 Pc in my home network, I purged Samba from my system and now i can only see 3 of my 5 Hard drives in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Graphics Error believe it is a mount error?

I rebooted my Ubuntu 14.04 from terminal 3 days ago and it seems to have undergone a catastrophic crash. Firstly, I got a low graphics error issue. I could not even get to the console, so I removed ...
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Odd behavior with certain disks and mounting

Whenever I mess around with a disk, (not quite exactly sure what triggers it), Ubuntu's partition searching system seems to bug out. I was trying to set up my camera SD card to auto-mount and when ...
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mdadm build legacy array on boot

I have RAID0 that was built using windows dynamic disk. I've read that this is a legacy array and can be assembled using build in mdadm. I've gotten the array to build and mount using the following ...
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Can't mount external HFS+ on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a dying macbook and I'm on my last attempts to save the data on it. Mac is not reading it, windows reads but hangs on any actions, so I'm resorting to Linux as my last resort. Upon plugging, ...
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mount partition on ubuntu startup in similar way when clicks on partiton

I want to mount /dev/sda8 partition on startup. For that I created a folder in /mnt/mount_folder. And edited the /etc/fstab file with following entry /dev/sda8 /mnt/mount_folder ext3 defaults 0 ...
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How to automount a share on every user on the computer? [duplicate]

I want to automount a share from a Ubuntu file-server on my Ubuntu client. I managed to actually mount it with with the following line in /etc/fstab : //192.168.1.64/myProj3kt/myProj3kt ...
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fstab doesn't mount on bootup, but mount - a works

I am trying to mount a QNAP NAS drive through fstab, but it doesn't mount on boot. Both devices are on the same 192.168.1.x network. It will however mount if I run 'sudo mount -a' - but the mount ...
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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 ...