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

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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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how do I solve “Server requires packet signing to be enabled” when mounting a windows share?

11:12 dev@ubuntu ~/qsr (build-0.3)$ dmesg [57392.897482] CIFS VFS: Server requires packet signing to be enabled in /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags. [57392.897935] CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return ...
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Hiding a 'removable device'

I have my downloads folder mounted as a tmpfs, achieved by putting this line into fstab: tmpfs /home/sam/Downloads tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777 0 0 However, one unfortunate side effect is that ...
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Synchronize SSHFS mount with local filesystem

I've got a directory called "secure" that I mount on my laptop via sshfs whenever the server is in reach. While this server is in reach I want to keep it in two-way sync with a directory called ...
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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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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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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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help me understand lvm initial setup loop device

I have a (very) rough understanding of what lvm is, I'm finding it a little hard to grasp loop devices however. Anyway here's my issue: Someone ran an Ubuntu server install for me and probably went ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I messed up my hard drive during a Plex Media Server tutorial. How can I fix this?

I'm freaking out! I was trying to make my drives accessible through Plex Media Server... I was following the commands on this page LINK, but I didn't notice/understand that the tutorial was for a ...
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How is my Windows share not accessible after some time after being mounted at boot time?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I have set up a Windows share to be mounted at boot time in /etc/fstab as follows: //192.168.x.x/Google\040Drive /home/myname/Google\040Drive cifs ...
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Please help to fix error while mounting static

This is my original /etc/fstab This is UUID **This is my /mnt/ I've edited /etc/fstab as below I believe, I've edited /etc/fstab file as instructed here, but after restarting the system, I ...
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Any Mechanical Drive Tweaks?

Noticed a couple of SSD-specific tweaks like putting log files to tmpfs, discard and noatime, etc. Was curious if such tweaks would also work on mechanical drives or be advisable? I noticed a little ...
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Are manually mounted disks automatically properly unmounted on reboot/shutdown?

I am facing unsolved behaviour of automounting using fstab as described in Disk mounted shows wrong size in df, and appears empty So I used the workaround to have a fstab entry: ...
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Mounting NTFS drives with different permissions for various users

I have three physical NTFS drives on my machine (apart from SSD where Ubuntu is installed). Currently I use PySDM to auto mount them, although I'm not quite happy how it does it. I also have three ...
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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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I broke hibernate when I set two distros to use the same swap space

I use Ubuntu as my primary OS, but I have also installed Fedora to see what all the hype is about. I made the stupid decision of making them share swap space, not thinking of the consequences on ...
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How does a device get mounted via the Unity Launcher

When I click on a hard drive in the launcher, how does it know what parameters to apply to the mounted unit since the device is not shown or added in /etc/fstab. How can I add additional parameters to ...
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Quantal 12.10 - how to mount at startup with the new naming system?

I have noticed that Quantal now mounts each partition under a root like /media/<user> Since I need to auto-mount a partition at startup and this naming convention is totally new for me I was ...
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How to make shares only mount for particular users?

How can I set up shares to conditionally mount depending on which user logged in? I have some shares on a NAS that I put in fstab, and the line in fstab looks like this: ...
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Nautilus 3.6 mounting 'nouser' partitions from fstab without root?

I have just upgraded to 12.10 and found that my 'nouser' partition in fstab is mounted without asking any permissions in nautilus. I am logged in as a normal user. I was using ubuntu 12.04 and had no ...
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Deferred swap files

I'm using a dual boot system with wubi so I have a swap file on /host/ubuntu/disks/swap.disk But I have also found Windows' own swap file and hibernate file are fine swap files, except they need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What happens after /tmp reaches the limit of tmpfs

Imagine this is the configuration in /etc/fstab (/tmp directory uses tmpfs wih maximum size of 10M). none /tmp tmpfs noatime,nodiratime,size=10m 0 0 I want to know what exactly ...
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Fails to auto-mount device & Error mounting system managed device(Ubuntu 14.04)

I used auto-mount option in Ubuntu 14.04 for mounting my all drives at startup. All drives mounts automatically on startup except /dev/sda3. (Let me clarify that /dev/sda3 is ext4 file-system and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...