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Questions about mounting filesystems. (Examples include a CD, a DVD, an external hard drive and a USB thumbdrive.)

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Ubuntu does not mount other partitions

I have dualbooted ubuntu 14.04 together with Windows 8.1. i wanted to extend the partition for ubuntu so i used gparted. i moved a partition to the left then restarted, i was unable to extend the ...
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CIFS won't reconnect to Samba share on request

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server which writes to a number of Windows machines shared folders over samba. I have all the cifs shares setup in /etc/fstab and they connect perfectly when the server boots up ...
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Windows hibernation: why lubuntu is prevented to mount a partition on which the hiberfil.sys is not present?

I am aware why linux doesn't mount the hibernated windows system partition -- due to the hibernation flag. As far as I am aware, the hiberfil.sys is stored on windows system partition, then why does ...
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EXT4-fs errors and sd errors. Rejecting I/O to offline device

System Configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 server 64bit HP Proliant dl140 g3 32gb of RAM Intel X5365 quad core 3GHz LSI SAS1068 2x WD black 2TB SATA HDDs in RAID 1 Errors: [ 2044.430919] EXT4-fs (sda1): ...
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How to mount local disk on Ubuntu

i am using ubuntu on my server and only access i have is via SSH. I need to add new disk to it but i am not able to do it how ever i try. I hope for your help: Output for : fdisk -l Disk /dev/xvdb: ...
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Partitions errors and boot issues

My partition table is this WHAT DO I DO WITH THIS!!!! /dev/sda Free Space 1MB /dev/sda1 efi 536MB 33MB /dev/sda2 495843MB unknown /dev/sda3 swap 3725MB ...
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I moved files to NTFS and cant start GUI in ubuntu 14.10

The problem showed up when i moved folders with cache to my ntfs drive and made symbolic links to it (don't quite remember exact locations of them /var/cache , /var/tmp I guess also /home/roman/.cache ...
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SD Card reader not picking up UUID whilst mounting root

I've put the root of a Trusty install on a flash SD card, which I will eventually configure as read only, using an overlayFS to make some necessary parts writable, such as /etc. I know it might sound ...
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How to automount VMWare shared folder on Ubuntu guest?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VMWare as guest, with a Windows 8.1 host. I'm trying to make my shared folders available in /home/alex/shared on start up. VMWare tools are installed and the folders are ...
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Ultrabay Slim DVD Playback on ThinkPad X230

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X230 that came with a docking station equipped with a Serial Ultrabay Slim. It came with a DVD drive in it and I'm trying to work out how to play DVDs (or use it at all!) but ...
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Mounting Android and copying files over MTP truncates files by 32 bytes

Nexus 5 with stock Android 4.4.4 Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS If I plug my phone into my computer, it's automatically detected and mounted. Using nautilus I can navigate to my DCIM/Camera folder and ...
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Buffer I/O errors

I notice that when I unmount my external HDD I sometimes getting messages in my logs which saying: Buffer I/O error on device sdX, logical block XX Where the X stands for the device for example: ...
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Auto mount XFS volume at startup s for skip m for manual recovery

I have moved my Music collection to XFS spinning platter volume sda1. I have chowned volume to user, but still XFS~I will not auto mount when set through disks: # /etc/fstab: static file system ...
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Best way to mount /tmp in fstab?

What is the best way (options, those numbers on the end) to mount a /tmp partition in /etc/fstab in terms of security and speed on a desktop (laptop) computer (read: not server)? I've heard about ...
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Ripping CD's with EAC in wine

I'd like to use EAC to rip audio CD's. The problem is, I can't seem to get WINE to recognize the CD drive on my laptop. Because the CD is audio I cannot mount it. I have already tried creating an ...
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Mount and access encrypted LVM on second drive

On one machine I have an encrypted LUKS container around an LVM on /dev/sda that I can boot into. On the same machine is a second drive with an encrypted LUKS container around an LVM on /dev/sdb (that ...
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How to read/mount full ubuntu volume from now external hard drive

Yesterday I decided to upgrade my laptop hard drive to an SSD. I was previously running Ubuntu 14.04 on the HDD that came with it. I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 on the SSD. I would like to mount up ...
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Unable to mount usb thumb drive due to write protection

I have a thumb drive called EndroCraft-Lin, that all of a sudden turned read only, then became unable to be mounted. It's a PNY 8GB usb stick, that's formatted to an ext4 filesystem. Here's the error: ...
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How do I Unpack/repack ext4 Android system images?

I have downloaded a .img file to use on my Android device. i use this topic XDA-DEVELOPERS !! but that method not worked for all ext4 img files but that method not worked for all ext4 img files and ...
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Moving documents folder to a Windows Network Share

Well I've recently switched to Linux :) I'm enjoying it so far! Back in my old Windows set-up, I used to have all my documents saved on a network computer in a folder that corresponded to the ...
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Script to edit program launch command in terminal

I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04/Win7 pc. I have all my music in my Windows drive (D: drive). If I need to play from library in rhythmbox, I have to first open/mount my D: drive, so that rhythmbox ...
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how to use remaining free space using parted or fdisk

i have 6TB of disk space and after i installed centos 6.1, it only accumulated 2TB of disk space. when i used parted, i have a free space of +3TB. how can i mount the remaining free space? this is ...
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Mounting ubuntu 14.04 host folder into VirtualBox guest Ubuntu 12.04 directory

I have a host ubuntu machine running ubuntu 14.04. I would like to share it home folder - let say /home/ln. I have installed a virtual machine using virtuabox running ubuntu 12.04. I want to share all ...
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Weird NTFS partition display

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC next to Windows 8.1. I have a second HDD which I use to save my documents etc... I have partitioned the disk (SDB) in four NTFS partitions (I made them in ...
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Can't Mount NTFS drive “The disk contains an unclean file system”. Unable to read-only and locked out of windows [duplicate]

Unable to access my windows partition. Windows won't boot as well. Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/reinardy/C2D23EBFD23EB80D: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Unable to acces my hard drive volumes [duplicate]

When i try to open a volume it says Unable to access 555gb volume Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/maan/E6B86A3CB86A0AFF: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How can I get my 1TB drive to mount and unlock?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 1TB hard drive on my computer. I wanted to try UbuntuMATE on an old 40GB hard drive and installed it on the 40GB hd. I had my 1TB hard drive plugged in while ...
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14.04: Nautilus and mounted SMB-Drives/SFTP/SSH-Connections

What's the thing about Nautilus and mounted SMB-Drives/SFTP/SSH-connections? Everything works fine until I close nautilus. Most of the time reopening nautilus takes forever and I can't find a reason ...
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Problem mounting ntfs partition to /media

I'm fairly new to linux and I've been trying to synchronise my music on my dual boot system (windows 8 and ubuntu 14.04). I have tried manually editing fstab and using the disks program, but no ...
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Cant mount NTFS drive

I am unable to mount my NTFS drive on the latest stable ubuntu server 14.04 due to this error below: sudo mount /dev/sdc /media/wd3TbHdd -t ntfs NTFS signature is missing. Failed to mount '/dev/sdc': ...
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an error occurred while mounting /mnt/ata-HL-DT-SI_DVDRAM_GH24NS72K2AC8GK5355

My DVD writer is not working so that I mount the CD/DVD Drive in mount directory and now I am getting this type of error when my Ubuntu starts an error occurred while mounting /mnt/ata-HL-DT- ...
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Ubuntu cannot recognize external seagate HD [duplicate]

The HD was working fine, but suddenly giving this error. Not sure what to do. Can anyone help me on this. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/gaian/Expansion Drive: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Root Partition using too much space

I'm having problems with my disk usage. My system monitor says that I have 44,6gb used. But when I run disk usage analyzer, it shows that I have 5.4gb used. My partitions are in LVM. Here some images: ...
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Mount USB device to portname instead of devicename

I am using an USB Device as a replacement for a floppy disk. I need to set up a fixed path to my USB device in order for it to work. So one option could be to always use the same USB device, I'll find ...
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Mounting external hard disk for all users at start up in ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and recently installed 14.04 LTS. I am having issues with mounting external hard drives for all users at start up. For example, after start up if I login as a user A, only user A ...
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Shotwell : how to browse external library without external drive plugged-in

My laptop hard drive is running out of space so I decided to put my entire photo library (33000+ pictures, 160 Gb) on a dedicated external hard drive. The process went smoothly ... until I found out ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 asks permissions for everything

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10, since I had a 14.04 that I had upgraded a few times. After the install, the OS asks root permissions for a lot of stuff I was able to do without issues ...
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Mounting USB Device in same location

I am using an USB Device as a replacement for a floppy disk. I am only using one USB device at a time. How can I make Ubuntu to mount ANY USB device into a fixed folder, eg. /media/USERNAME/USB? ...
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Login Loop on Ubuntu 14.04 - Can't Access Terminal?

I'm a newbie to Linux, and recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook I refurbished. It froze during the installation, and being the novice I am I soft reset. Now I'm stuck in ...
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Error mounting, can't read superblock (SD card)

I took about 80 photos with my Nikon d90, using my sd card. I was able to see all the photos. Then I tried to open up the card in Ubuntu 14.04. I got the following error: Error mounting ...
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Mounting a Drive on a Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 Installation (System Type: Linux LVM)

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my machine. I had been previously using Windows on the same and am switching to Ubuntu completely. On my hard drive, i have 2 partitions, one is around 50GB and the ...
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How to Create Virtual Block Devices

I want to create multiple virtual block devices like /dev/sda and then use them to create an md device for test purpose. I have mounted my root filesystem on /dev/sda1 and don't have extra space to ...
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Remote mount point fails: Prevent unresponsive applications

I need to mount a remote filesystem on Ubuntu 14.04 via sshfs or ncpmount (Novell). Currently I am calling ncpmount, ncpmount -S SomeServ -A someserv.somewhere.net -V shareX -U username -t 200 /mnt/H ...
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New server install stops boot after mounting disks

I'm trying to install a Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 on a USB thumbdrive, but there seems to be a problem with the the drive labels changing on almost every boot. During the installation my USB drive is ...
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Safe data from external hdd

my issue might sound familiar, but it is slightly different to all the other issues coping with this misbehaviour. i have an external usb 3.0 drive and want to attach it to my linux machine. the hdd ...
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Unable to Access second harddrive [on hold]

root@1234# fdisk -l Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 1 51 409626 83 Linux /dev/sda2 52 312 2096482+ 83 ...
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Dividing an existing Ubuntu installation on two physical drives

I am planning to add an SSD drive on my Ubuntu machine. At the moment the computer has a single hard drive, containing the whole install. What I would like to do, is to move the existing installation ...
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Ubuntu Command-line edit /etc/fstab

I just recover my /etc/fstab file using THIS But after reboot it says: Mount failed press S to skip and M to mount manually. on S it skip all services and just start with mount only default drive ...
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Computer suddenly won't boot

I have no idea what happened to my computer, but suddenly it refuses to boot. When I try to boot it into Ubuntu, it gives me the following error message (have to transcribe because I can't post ...
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Mounting Synology under Ubuntu

I would like to mount the root path of my Synology DS414 under Linux / Ubuntu. Weird thing is, I can get it to work via WebDAV like a charm from an external network, but I struggle so hard when I'm ...