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

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NFS share not mounted from fstab after upgrade to 14.10

My fstab is okay, and was working fine before the upgrade. I can mount the share in the terminal without issues. I suspect that either the network is not all the way up, or my system hasn't loaded ...
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Linux server guest and Windows host shared folder virtualbox

I've been struggling to get this to work for 2 days now. I have a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 running in a VM in VirtualBox on a Windows Server 2012 host system. I want to mount a shared folder ...
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S to Skip Mount Or M for Manual Recovery [duplicate]

I get this error, but don't usually have enough time to consider my options as it boots automatically. I don't know how to screenshot but this is far as I felt I should go without step by step ...
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Mounting Disk by UUID - FIle Or Directory Does Not Exist? [duplicate]

I have a ubuntu server (14.04) with a few issues. It's rackmountable, but running the desktop version of Ubuntu. It has 3 HDD bays and 1 internal SSD running the OS. Only one of the HDD bays is being ...
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Problem when booting Ubuntu - Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery

When starting Ubuntu I get an error message that says: An error occurred while mounting /windows. Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery. Searching the internet I saw that I should open ...
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Secondary SSD stuck as read only

I am having trouble getting my second SSD to work with Linux. I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04 and I am still learning Linux. I can see my second drive under Devices in the File ...
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How do I fix the fstype boot issue?

I'm new to Ubuntu (running 14.04) and I need to get back to Windows 8 as soon as possible so I tried using testdisk to at least access my files but when I rebooted I couldn't get past the crypt page. ...
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failed to mount Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop have a windows 7 installed ...works fine for the few first week until I have a problem of " read only file system " it was self fixed by restarting and ...
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Permission denied while downloading torrent?

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 x64. On that server I have a samba shares named Media and a deluge daemon that I access through a deluge client on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop laptop. When I attempt to ...
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Can not mount virtualbox folder in fstab

I've just upgraded my VM from Ubuntu server 12.04 to 14.04. I used to mount my data folder through fstab as follows: datafolder /mnt/DataFolder vboxsf uid=106,gid=113, dir_mode=0770 0 0 I had ...
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Automount NTFS HDDs in specific locations and share them in LAN

O.S: Raspbmc I need to share 4 HDDs over my LAN, but the fstab I wrote does't work as I aspect. Edit1~ Here's the part of fstab made for those HDDs: #External HHDs LABEL=Incompleted\040Seasons ...
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swap partion problem

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a DVD using 'Install alongside Windows 7. The whole installation went smoothly with no problem. When I restarted I got a message while showing Ubuntu logo: ...
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Mounting on startup after all services got loaded

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation. I'm sharing some folders between Windows and Ubuntu. Shared folders are mounted into through /etc/fstab: .host:/ /home/www vmhgfs defaults 0 0 ...
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How do i list all options a filesystem is mounted with?

Both mount and cat /proc/mounts do not give me all the options I specified in the 'options' field in /etc/fstab. For example, this is in my /etc/fstab: # <file system> ...
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Why is CIFS mounting with sticky bit

I have a CIFS mount that's being mounted in fstab and looks like this: //192.168.1.97/media /home/pi/sambashare cifs ...
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How to check if fstab file is correct without sudo?

I updated from saucy to trusy. After that, using sudo segfaulted: fkalter@London ~> sudo whoami [sudo] password for fkalter: YubiKey for `fkalter': [1] 16961 segmentation fault ...
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Ubuntu with system on mdadm, broken grub, won't boot

My old disc started failing so I decided to change it. While moving data to a new disk, seeing how big it is, I though it would be a good decision to split the disk and add some insurance with RAID1 ...
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How to set up password check on unmounting NTFS partitions?

I have dual boot PC laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. My PC has two hard drivers: /dev/sda - that is SSD drive containing Windows C: NTFS partition and Ubuntu / and swap filesystems. /dev/sdb ...
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system hangs on /etc/fstab after forceful restart

I have to following fdisk -l Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 2000896 3999743 999424 83 Linux /dev/sda2 * 4194304 5242879 ...
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fstab cifs mount error

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x86_64. I'm trying to mount a windows share on boot, but occur this error message on syslog: CIFS VFS: Error connecting to socket. Aborting operation. CIFS VFS: Error ...
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Problem with cifs-util. Mount: only root can mount

i'm trying to use cifs-utils to get files in another machine. In the other machine i've installed samba. Everything works fine if a try in the same machine (the one with samba) using cifs-util, but it ...
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bindfs in fstab

I am struggling to get this to work properly. This works in terminal sudo bindfs -u dave /media/dave/Documentary2Lin/RAIDMain/Documentary2 ~/shares/Documentary2 How do I get this to work in fstab? ...
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Adding NFS mounted file systems on Ubuntu 14.04

Is there something special that needs to be done to make sure NFS file systems are mounted at boot time with 14.04? I added some NFS mounts to /etc/fstab in a virtual server running Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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CIFS VFS: Error messages

I'm running two Ubuntu systems, (12.04 on 64-bit AMD desktop system and 14.04 on a 64-bit Intel laptop), and have configured two CIFS drives to be mounted at system start-up following the instructions ...
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Problem with full partition on / and raid

I'm in sort of bug with my root partition taking 100% I try to mount the / partition on a new folder /tmp/2ndRoot/ to make a correct du without /home and other folder mounted, and it seems the system ...
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Automating a mount operation that requires user input

I want to mount a directory on a file server at startup. This is my /etc/fstab entry: # mount the fileserver https://fsrv.company/ /mnt/fileserver davfs user,auto 0 0 Manually mounting it with ...
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ubuntu wont mount any partitions

So my laptop currently dual boots Windows 7 and Ubuntu (trusty). I also had SteamOS, but I deleted the partitions for that and made a new one, which I plan to use as a steam library folder for my ...
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Small Modification turned into a huge problem - I think my system has been hacked [closed]

I'll try to keep this brief, but I set the permissions for /usr/bin/ to -R using chown. I later read when I couldn't seem to log in as su that this may have compromised my complete system security. ...
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mountall error message with mhddfs

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an SSD, and want to setup my /tmp using mhddfs to join a small tmpfs and an HDD partition. I have managed to get the /etc/fstab looking ok, and the boot runs ok (no ...
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Moved installation to another partition, now some python apps don't work

I had to move the data from one small partition (sda6) to a bigger partition (sda3). I first back-up using tar with this command tar -cvpzf and extracted with tar -xvpzf. Both are formated with ext4 ...
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Problem with UUID

I have tried those tutorial on this website base on the disk drive for uuid is not yet ready or not present. I am trying to boot a live USB also and the message is no default or ui configuration ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 using dropbox folder located in sdcard

I'm using fstab to automount my dropbox folder located in an external sdcard by adding this line to it: UUID=DBFB-0730 /home/folder/Dropbox vfat auto,users,uid=1000,gid=1000,utf8,dmask=027,fmask=137 ...
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12.04 LTS: fstab mount fails, but udisks mount works

I set up a dual boot setup on my netbook to try Ubuntu. Since I liked it, I carved out an additional partition to use with Ubuntu. I am able to successfully mount this partion by adding this command ...
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How to use UUIDs in fstab for configuring btrfs RAID1

This is similar to this question, but the solution there was to choose the disks using "device=/dev/sda1,/dev/sdb1", which is not as robust as using UUIDs. I'm sure it can be done, but I can't find ...
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Deluge and aufs mounted drives

I have an issue with Deluge 1.3.6, saving torrents to joint drives by aufs - when one of joint drive is out of space, second one is not used for storage and Deluge stops with error. I'm joining 2 ...
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How to automatically mount a folder and change ownership from root in virtualbox

It is my first time using virtualbox and ubuntu (14.04), I am on a host Windows 7 OS. I am trying to mount a shared folder that has files I need to access both in the virtualbox and on the windows ...
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Mounting a remote folder using cifs

My university allows me to connect to my school folder using mount and this is what they suggest I should add to my fstab file: //servername/uni-user /home/myusername/sharedfolder smbfs ...
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Gparted Partition Mount Points Alternate Between 2 Physical Disk Drives

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a system with 2 physical disk drives. I am frequently seeing mount errors on startup. When I check the drive partitions using GPARTED, I see that my two ...
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Moving /home to an existing directory

Although I've found numerous guides and questions already I still don’t seem to be able to get this to work. Situation: I’m trying to move the home folders of 2 users to an already mounted disk. The ...
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Auto mount sshfs volume through fstab with password auth

I have a headless server running Ubuntu 12.04.4 that needs to come back up after a reboot without user intervention. There is an existing manual process that involves looking at files on a remote ...
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Data getting deleted without being moved to trash

I edited fstab to mount a ntfs drive (of order /dev/sta5) on a location of order /media/usrname/TheDrive for a systemwide mount. I used the following line UUID=TheDrive'sUuid ...
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Why would permissions on a mounted volume be different when done manually vs. through fstab?

I have a home server running Ubuntu, and several computers connecting to it running Ubuntu and Windows 7. My main Ubuntu machine is having issues where any file or directory I move to the server will ...
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accessing windows server share on ubuntu 12.04 via fstab

I want to give a ubuntu 12.04 user access to the shared folder of windows servers. I made the these changes to the /etc/fstab //192.168.1.100/share /home/user/share cifs ...
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Mounted network share does not list all subfolders

I am running Ubuntu Server CLI i386 version and have mounted several network shares by editing the /etc/fstab file and then issuing a mount -a command. All 4 of these shares work, except I am having a ...
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Failed upgrade to 14.04 - /tmp not mounted properly and UUIDS missing from /etc/fstab

I have an old PC with dual boot to Windows Vista (Windows fails to boot though because of an unrepaired avgidshx.sys issue, another story), and on this PC I attempted an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to ...
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How to create swap file on ext4

My friend whats to create a 4GB swap file on his ext4 file system. because he is using a chromebook acer c7 the way he installed he did not have a chance to specify swap partition and now he want to ...
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Line 9 fstab is bad

When i boot linux it says line 9 is bad, this is my fstab can you see any thing wrong with it. I have an ssd hard drive. I only have one hard drive. I added the commands discard,noatime,nodiratime, ...
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Mounting via cifs or sshfs at boot depending on wifi SSID

I have a ubuntu home server 12.10 that is available over the internet for SSH connections. I also have my ubuntu laptop that I use at home and when on the road. What I would like is that during the ...
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How to configure and run mdadm RAID with /boot and /boot/efi

I am finally getting around to setting up RAID on my existing Ubuntu 12.04 box. This is my first time with mdadm and I have read several tutorials and I believe I have the basics of the RAID part ...
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Buffalo Terastation NAS CIFS

I have a Buffalo NAS unit. I'm mounting it via CIFS. I can write the files to the NAS, but i can't update times, permisions, ect. here is the fstab entry: //192.168.1.4/NAS /media/NAS cifs ...