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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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Please help rebuild my fstab! Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've accidentally deleted all the contents of my fstab file and I can't mount or unmount any of my drives. Here is my blkid output: /dev/loop0: UUID="1d6980b1-174c-49d1-8a11-e95f1b26b4da" ...
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Can't write to external drive mounted by fstab

I followed this tutorial to have Ubuntu automount an external USB drive onto the system. I added this line to /etc/fstab: UUID=885025e1-09a5-3f29-90f6-5d07668be59b /media/Backup hfsplus ...
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Mount to directory in encrypted Home

I am having difficulty automatically mounting my disk drive to a folder inside my home directory. I have found that If I add the line UUID=0dc6753f-fd25-4f30-aac8-95aae93873ce ...
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Why does Windows mounted folder freeze after some time?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server on a DMZ and a Windows server on an internal network. Now I need to mount a folder of the Windows server on my Ubuntu server. I use the mount command and all goes ...
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Why does not the atime option of mount always update atime of files as expected?

I needed to detect read access to certain files so I needed the file system to update the atime attribute of files the usual way. Default mount options In the default state the file system did not ...
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Problems auto-mounting 2nd hard drive

Just did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 and decided to try something new. I have 1Tb internal hard drive that I use for storage. I found a guide to mounting it, and have followed it, here's my ...
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Mount directory for non-admin users on a dual boot setup

I have a dual boot PC (Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome, windows Vista) and admin uses all drives, including the C drive of windows. I would like to allow standard-privileged users to be able to read (not ...
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Warning received from cryptsetup

I was upgrading a Ubuntu installation with apt-get from the command line. The list of upgraded packages is: apt apt-utils gnupg gpgv grub-common grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub2-common libapt-inst1.4 ...
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Could not mount /dev/sdc1 but I don't have such a drive!

Before you crucify me for saying something incorrect, I am an absolute beginner. Thanks for your patience. I m on 12.04 Every time I boot there are two things that appear. The first one is that ...
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USB stick does not appear automatically in the launcher when entry is given in fstab for noexec option

We tried to mount usb for a limited user, which is not a sudo user. When we give auto mounting, the permissions shown when issuing the mount command are: nosuid,rw,nodev But we want to give noexec ...
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Can't boot ubuntu, not even in safe mode

At first I couldn't even access the grub menu. Booted from Live CD and repaired that with the grub repair tool. Now when I try to boot normal, I get the purple screen thing. I tried the nomodeset ...
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fstab error on boot

I want a 2nd hard drive to mount at boot I have this in /etc/fstab UUID=7726e231-4373-451d-8588-930becd772c6 /home/server/common ext4 0 1 When starting I get an error, did I misconfigure ...
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MD arrays mounted incorrectly (no rwd)

I've got various RAID 1 & 0 (MDADM) arrays mounted in /media/ via fstab but I'm coming into trouble creating/deleting files from some of these volumes from the GUI and programs, it's as if they ...
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Removing the filesystem quota on a partition

I want to install Dovecot on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and it recommends that we place the control files into a partition which will not be limited by the filesystem quota. If I create an ext4 partition with ...
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Why does Ubuntu apply separate permissions to partitions mounted with the same parameters?

Here's my partition setup. I've shortened the UUIDs for readability, and, before anyone asks, I've carefully checked that I copied the correct UUIDs into /etc/fstab. me@ubuntu:/$ sudo blkid ...
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Hide boot drive from nautilus

I have a boot drive which I don't want to show up in nautilus. How do I edit /etc/fstab so that the boot drive doesn't show up as a mountable device. Current /etc/fstab: # /etc/fstab: static file ...
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I have broken the fstab file and now I can't start Ubuntu, how can I fix it?

I changed fstab and now Ubuntu (Precise Pangolin) does not start up. The screen goes blank and nothing happens. I have a copy of fstab, but I don't know how to replace the current version with the ...
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Booting from USB and mounting a HDD is resulting in strange partitions

I just built a new HTPC and to keep costs down I decided to use a USB 3.0 thumb drive as my boot drive. I had got most things running pretty smoothly and my next task was to mount a 2TB storage drive ...
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NTFS partitions mount as root instead of user as set in /etc/fstab

I recently upgraded a server to Ubuntu 12.04 with a fresh install and my NTFS partitions won't mount as user at boot but I can mount them as user manually from the console with $ sudo mount -a. Using ...
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Changing permissions in fstab in order to allow writing in Windows NTFS partition

I have in my /etc/fstab file this line in order to mount my Windows ntfs partition: /dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1 ntfs rw,noauto,users,permissions 0 2 I've changed the owner using chown and set the ...
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How to auto mount partition on startup in Xubuntu?

I want to auto mount all my partitions on startup. This is how my /etc/fstab file looks like: proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 #Entry for /dev/sda1 : ...
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mounting CIFS share appears to work, but then prevents writing after a few seconds

I've got a NAS that is setup with CIFS and open guest access. I mounted it in fstab with the following line //192.168.0.101/Stor1 /media/freenasbox cifs ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Automounting ntfs partition

Ive looked everywhere to fix this problem but I cant seem to figure out why its doing this. I have the following /etc/fstab entry to mount a ntfs partition using ntfs-3g. UUID=01CD842715EC2180 ...
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Accessing network shares

I'm looking for some help on how to connect and mount network shares on my current install of 12.04. The fileserver shares that I'm trying to access are on a Solaris 11 system using ZFS. Just ...
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fstab missing on Ubuntu 12.04.1

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 and there is no /etc/fstab This must be new in 12.04.1 because I was running 12.04 months ago and it was there. I didn't do an upgrade I did a clean install. Where has ...
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Partition messed up due to modifications to fstab [closed]

Some system details:- Dell Inspiron N-4010 OS: Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 Home Basic RAM: 2GB Processor: Intel Core i3 tejaskale@tejaskale-Inspiron-N4010:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, ...
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Why can't mount read files in “/etc/fstab.d/”?

I've installed 12.04 server for the first time, and I like some of the changes to the configuration system (like using /etc/sudoers.d/ to store custom rules instead of editing the default sudoers ...
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Transferring from USB to NTFS hard drive is really slow

I have a second hard drive that I've installed on my system, and copying files from the USB to the hard drive is extremely slow (about 70kB/sec). Here is my /etc/fstab entry: /dev/sdb1 ...
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NAS Storage not auto-mounting on-load

I'm using a GoFlex Home Storage device from Seagate. Now that I've figured out how to auto-mount my NAS storage by editing fstab. I'm having another issue. sudo mount -a on a started system mounts ...
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btrfs with multi devices fails automount in fstab

I'm trying to automount btrfs on 12.04-desktop-amd64. During bootsplash, fstab failed to mount btrfs and asked skip or manually prepare. On the rootshell, btrfs device scan and mount -a could ...
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Ubuntu took away permissions from my Data partition

The pangolin has struck again. The bug of the day for today is Ubuntu taking away my permissions on my Data partition (NTFS). One moment everything worked fine, the next moment I couldn't chmod ...
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Cd writer not showing in ftab

Hi I'm using the april edition of ubuntu 12.04 When i try to use my cd it's not detected It shows up in disk manager, it is not listed in fstab,when i did a checkdisk for devise it gave the ...
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How to mount a subdirectory of `/home` without making it appear as removable?

In my present configuration, my /home lives on a regular spinning hard drive, with the exception of /home/mac/runtime which is a partition from a SSD. My problem is that such partition shows up as a ...
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Making the old encrypted /home partition (10.10) available to new install (12.04)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a fresh partition and my old Ubuntu 10.10 has my home directory encrypted. I was wondering if I can mount this home directory as /home/myoldhome in to new install whenever ...
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Adding a new swap file. How to edit fstab to enable swap after reboot?

I've deleted my existing swap partition due to some partitioning problem. I don't have a swap space now so I've created a swap file with: dd if=/dev/zero of=/root/myswapfile bs=1M count=1024 Here's ...