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

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Can I mount an encrypted /home directory with automatic login?

I'm trying to encrypt some files in Ubuntu server 14.04 so that if someone boots off a live CD that can't just read the files. However I also want the server to auto-login into a whiptail menu which ...
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“failed to setup loop device” [on hold]

I've seen others with this issue, but cannot seem to solve it. I am trying to mount an iso file (obviously) using the command sudo mount -o loop ~/Downloads/<isoname>.iso /media/iso/ and ...
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How can I use Ubuntu to recover files on an NTFS file system which is dirty?

Because my windows is having problems, I'm trying to use an Ubuntu live disk to access my Windows hard drive. So I start up Ubuntu (Without installing it) and I see that my drive can not be found, so ...
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Ubuntu installation and file sharing help [on hold]

Several questions. I am running Ubuntu from a Live CD. My other OS is WIN XP, but it is not operating correctly, so I want to transfer about 140 GB of music and files to my other computer. First, ...
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how make Apache access out the www directory

Hello i have make (store) directory in / path /etc /var /store <-----My directory . . and i mount hhd to /store mount /dev/sde /store i need my website php in /var/www/html/ can acess to ...
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Mount CIF with permission for 2 users

I mount a drive with this command in fstab //analyticstest/datadrive cifs vers=2.1,credentials=/home/ccruzado/.smbcredentials 0 0 The problem is that I have 2 folder within the mounted unit to ...
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How to provide /dev/sda to already existing file system?

I am new to file system. I have file system file with name rootfs.ext3 and when I mount it to some directory , I don't see any "sda" directory into it so that this file system file could be mounted on ...
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Cannot access Windows volume, operation pending

My Win 7 has recently crashed big time, and loops on startup repairs, while all other boot options bring me to a frozen black Windows screen. This happened to me a year ago, but I was able to view my ...
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Unexpected encfs+apache permission behavior

I can't write my cache file for my encrypted wiki. [root@localhost user]# namei -mo /var/www/html/decwiki2/data/cache/ f: ...
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Automatically running ntfsfix on boot?

Recently, I set up a nice symlink system so my documents and various things are synced between my Ubuntu and Windows installs. However, this depends (obviously) on my Windows partition being mounted. ...
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Getting “Disk /dev/sdX doesn't contain a valid partition table” on LUKS external drive

Wanting to make sure I'm doing this right. I get the warning on both /dev/sdX and "/dev/mapper/luks-xxxx-xx. . ." when I run fdisk -l. This is what I did to encrypt it: cryptsetup -y -v luksFormat ...
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“mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdc1” when mounting ext4 drive

I'm trying to mount an ext4 partition on another drive so it can be mounted at login, but whenever I do, I get this message: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc1: Command-line `mount ...
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An error occurred while mounting, read only [duplicate]

I've been reading a lot of posts, but none of the solutions have helped me. I only have 4-5 days of experience with any *nix systems. The problem is that everytime I boot ubuntu, it says "An error ...
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After `apt-get upgrade` mdadm won't auto-assemble RAID at startup

After a simple apt-get upgrade, mdadm won't assemble my intel raid anymore automatically. This leads to fstab entries not being mounted and so the startup fails. I'm dropped into a recovery shell ...
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special device /dev/mapper/jmicron_JRAID1 does not exist

It is my first post .. so first of all thank you all for the good effort. Concerning my problem now. On my Ubuntu 14.04 I used to have a disk (sdb) on raid (software cannot recall raid type). Suddenly ...
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How do I make a folder or an entire drive accessible by all users, and permanently mounted?

I can not find an "All" user group, nor the "Everyone" owner.... I have read over 50 questions on the subject today of people not being able to read and write to their media weather internal or ...
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BTRFS RAID6 array is broken, how do I fix it?

My Btrfs raid 6 array seems to be broken. When try to mount it I get the following error message. I don't know how or why it broke maybe a power outage or something (it happened during my vacation). ...
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Ubuntu unbootable without usb and usb partition umountable

I have an external 500 GB usb hardrive and my computer runs the latest ubuntu mate (15 64 bit). My computer can't boot into Ubuntu without the hardrive attached error dev/sdb no medium found is shown. ...
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NTFS Disk mounting

How I can mount windows NTFS drive? I am double clicking on drive icon. But showing no permission.
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How to unmount nfs on shutdown of system via Network Manager

I use network manager and mount a NFS drive via a custom script /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/99nfs.sh: #!/bin/sh IF=$1 STATUS=$2 if [ "${IF}" = "eth0" ] && [ "${STATUS}" = "up" ]; ...
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How to Access ext3/ext4 (Ubuntu 14.04) Partition from Windows 8.1

I have recently installed Windows (8.1) on my Ubuntu (14.04) alongside after shrinking the root partition ( /dev/ubuntu-vg/root ) using GParted live (terminal) and rearranging the partitions using ...
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One drive removed from RAID5 each restart

After almost each restart my RAID 5 array is being degraded. Very suspisous thing I found in dmesg Log First SDA and SDB logs can be found, Then MD0 - without SDC and then SDC. What can be a ...
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Cannot access mounted partition

I am trying to build an LFS system. I am following the 'Linux from scratch 7.7-systemd version. However, I have experienced an weird behavior. I am logged in as user nahin with the GUI. I have mounted ...
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Transmission on Ubuntu Server 15.04 File permissions after download permission denied

I have setup my home server wrong I think, I have transmission for downloading my torrents it downloads to /mnt/external/Torrents/Finished if transmission downloads just a file to that folder ...
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Unable to mount drives [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu along with windows as dual boot. Some times I am unable to mount the other drives i.e, E, F, G . it is showing error message. Even after proper shut down of windows also sometimes it ...
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go-mtpfs and Android Mounting problem

I had real problems mounting my samsung Galaxy S3 Neo on Ubuntu 12.04, one lucky random day and it mounts and then for several days it doesn't then again randomly for once does ! This had been going ...
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checking files on android devices

I´am wondering if there would be a specifically adb browser, to check out files on a connected device which can´t boot up due missing bin files, i have tried many sources out but can´t even ...
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How to know which sdb is a USB pendrive?

I wrote a script which formats USB pendrive and place media on it. It helps people in a library getting a bunch of HTML and media on it to browse historical data (official version). All my script do ...
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errors in mounting usb while trying to create live usb for an os

I am trying to create a live USB of an OS. but while installing, the USB is having problems being partitioned. On the install screen it says that the changes to the disk have been written but the ...
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(kubuntu) Can't Remove KaliTools from system

I have problem with Kali tool it can not remove and when a type in terminal sudo apt-get upgrade it does not work It say that when I type sudo apt-get upgrade or when I type anything ...
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Where is the GVFS folder in 15.04

I can't seem to locate the GVFS folder in Ubuntu 15.04 has its location changed from 14.10? The old location: /run/user/1000/gvfs/ Is always empty, no matter how many samba shares are mounted. ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 13 see my ipod [closed]

sudo fdisk -l gave: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160040803840 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312579695 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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How to find details like whether the mounted filesystem is read only or read-write with details of status related to the disk health?

How to find details like whether the mounted file-system is read only or read-write? In addition to it how to find details of the hard disk or partition health status without affecting the data of ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 with adaptec RAID. How do I find my RAID folder in webmin

Ok so probably you'll be laughing at me for such a noob question... I have just set up the above system that I want to administer through webmin. All working fine but can't find RAID directory or ...
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Unable to mount device - believe it's XFS type

I have a hard drive from a Javelin S4 (similar to Promise NS4600N) enclosure that was setup as a single disk RAID0 that I have tried adding to my Linux Ubuntu server (14.x) generic "Linux ...
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How to increase limits for processes created from fstab?

I am using ciopfs in Ubuntu 14.04 to mount a case insensitive version of a game folder which is the target for a wine-based modding program. Unfortunately, as the modding tool parses through all the ...
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smbclient finds NAS, but mount can't find it

I'm trying to auto-mount a NAS drive I have to Ubuntu Server, but it's giving me an issue where it doesn't seem to find the NAS name on the network when I mount it. Pulling up the shares like this ...
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Create RAID array of image files

OK, so I've got three image files in /home/, and they each reside on different physical drives: image1.img image2.img image3.img Each image is the same size, and I want to put the images ...
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/home partition deleted after installing windows 10

I had the following partition organization Disk 1 (HD 500GB) 100MB (Windows recovery partition) primary 100GB (Windows partitions) primary Extended Partition: 100GB ext4 linux partition (/home) ...
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Using custom 14.4.1 livecd on no-hardrive laptop, how can I use the CDROM temporarily to copy files into the ramdisk for that session?

I made a custom LiveCD with the tools I needed for a no-harddrive laptop (getting to reuse some old chassis I have for basic network config tasks), using the uck. I can boot to the new liveCD no ...
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How to separate two user's home directory in to different partition

I have /home directory in the separate partition. But, I have two users in my system. I want to create a separate partition for one of these user. Like partition1 : /home partition2 : /home/user1 ...
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How to check which disk is mounted where? How to mount all spare disks?

Doing a df -h: alvas@mt:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 3.5T 2.7T 597G 83% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev 63G ...
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Suddenly remote NFS folders will not auto-mount when booting up

I have a headless server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with all latest updates. It is sharing a number of folders using NFS. Contents of may /etc/exports file: # add folders we want to share ...
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cannot mount any type of external drive

i run Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit on a Lenovo y50 and i'm trying to figure out how come my laptop doesn't mount drives whenever i try to connect one. no error messages appear, just nothing happens. i've tried ...
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Revertably use computer's hard disk from portable system

Running Ubuntu from a portable medium (USB stick), I want to also be able to use the HDD of a computer, e.g. for swap and to temporarily save data. However, I want not to touch the HDD in a not ...
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User rights for non admin users on ext4 data partition

I'm trying to give every user writing permission to the data partition. However when I do so every user can delete each others folder although he has no rights to that folder. What I want is: 1) Every ...
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the disk drive for /etc/fstab: is not ready

When I boot my machine up, I get an error: The disk drive for /etc/fstab: is not ready yet or not present. Continue to wait, or Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery. This error ...
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Encrypted home not mounting after upgrade

I am using lubuntu 14.04 ( 64 bit) with encrypted home directory. I did an upgrade from command line using "sudo do-release-upgrade". After the upgrade I am unable to login to my home. The splash ...
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Backup and restore

I've followed the tutorial here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem/TAR Now to my issue. When i boot up my Ubuntu Server with a live cd to restore from my backupfile i stumble upon ...
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What is the Linux equivalent of C drive on SSD and D drive on HDD?

I am installing Ubuntu and used to Windows, so I will make the comparisons to it. I have a SSD and an HDD. In windows I would install the OS on the SSD (making it C drive) and put all my games and ...