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

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Read capacity failed on all USB drives after installing new hard drive

I just installed a solid-state drive into my laptop, but since restarting my USB devices aren't showing up in nautilus and I can't mount them. The USB drives are correctly listed when I run lsusb. I ...
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How can I get an encrypted flash drive to automount in Gnome+xmonad?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I'm using the default Unity desktop environment (or using the Gnome Classic session with Metacity), a flash drive with a LUKS-encrypted filesystem that is ...
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SD Card not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04 guest, of VMware Workstation 11, on Windows 7 host

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. So I installed VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 7 64-bit, and then installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as guest on it. It's working fine with removable USB ...
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windows hibernation mount isssues, attempting to reset lost password [duplicate]

to make a long story short, I've lost a sheet of paper that had a password that i changed. i am attempting to use Ubuntu to reset the password. I've seen various instructions to do this, as well as ...
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Error mounting microSD card on 14.04

I recently got a microSD card for a music player, I've tried to mount this on my computer to transfer music but have got the following error: Unable to mount 127 GB Volume Error mounting ...
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Ubuntu (wubi) fails to load after update

hope you can help me with this one: My OS is win7 64bit, and i had installed (through wubi) ubuntu i think 12.04 LTS. Everything was great, until ubuntu wouldn't detect my new hdmi-connected second ...
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How can I tell if there is data on an LVM volume?

I recently installed Kodi (formerly XBMC) over an install of ubuntu that had become unusable after an 'upgrade'. The OS is on an SSD. I also had a couple of 2TB drives with video files on them. Now ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 “No init found. Try passing init=bootarg” HELP [on hold]

This is on Ubuntu 10.10 that i suddenly have this error saying no int found try passing init = bootarg. Of course i saw all the solutions and tried all that stuff. But when i try to put the following ...
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NFS Export empty?

I've installed OpenMediaVault on machine 1 (4 phys. disks attached, each disk shared on / via NFS) I mount each disk on my second machine /media/drive1/ /media/drive2/ ... with ...
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Mount External “My Passport for Mac” to VM Ubuntu 14

I am struggling trying to figure out how to mount my external mac drive to my virtual Ubuntu 14 Desktop. I am using VM Workstation 10 and have updated my Ubuntu desktop to the most current release. ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 (Thunar) won't auto-mount exfat partitions even with exfat-fuse and exfat-utils installed

I have a flashdrive that is formatted with exfat where I store all my documents and such. I have successfully used it with ArchLinux and Nautilus, where it auto-mounted when plugged in without any ...
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Samba shared folder (bind folder) displayed as file in Windows

Server = Ubuntu 12.04 LTS | Client = Windows 7 Pro SP1 | Samba 3.6.7 I'm using Ubuntu to share files to Win7 PC, and I only want to work with single mapped network drive i.e. G:\ (which in Ubuntu is ...
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Slow login when CIFS mounts are unavailable

I installed a PC with Ubuntu 14.04, Sssd and accounts in our OpenLDAP directory. Network shares residing on our Samba server are mounted automatically when a user logs in, through pam_mount ...
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I can not use this USB because error mounting

Unable to mount DVN Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/leon/DVN: Command-line Output: mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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WD and Seagate says its External HDD is compatible with Windows and Mac, what about Linux [on hold]

I want to purchase an external HDD but all the vendors say that their HDD compatible with Windows and Mac but what about Linux(Ubuntu). after doing a quick Google i found many people are facing ...
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How can I configure cloud-init to mount ephermeral drive in another location?

We're using aws instances to do some work, and for some unknown reason cloud-init by default mounts ephemeral drive as /mnt. I know that it can be modified by user-data, but from what I gathered, it ...
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Limiting curlftpfs/sshfs overhead in Nautilus, or any other file manager

I've automounted four FTP directories with curlftpfs and two SFTP directories with sshfs in my /etc/fstab on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. When I open the /mnt folder in which all directories are mounted, ...
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how to monitor connection to NFS mount

I primarily work on files that lie on an NFS mounted network share. Since a recent IT upgrade, the network connection to this NFS mount seems sketchy -- every day, a couple of times during my work, I ...
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Unable to mount LG optimus L5 as USB

I have upgraded to ubuntu 14.04.1 (amd64) last week on my acer aspire E1-571. I plugged the phone (LG optimus L5)and it was mounted as a usb massive storage. Few days later, I installed by error an ...
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Unable to copy from Mounted Drive

I'm very new to Ubuntu, so please bear with me. I have pictures from the past 6 months of my newborn on a Hitachi HDD (which unfortunately I did not backup), which crashed on me without warning. ...
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Using live USB to recover Iomega Home Media Hard Drive NAS files

I have a Iomega Home Media Hard Drive NAS, and after a firmware update I am unable to access the files on the Hard Drive. Trying to solve the problem, I connected the disk directly to a SATA port on ...
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how do i fix a mounting error with an external drive [duplicate]

the other day I stupidly inserted my bootable usb stick in my laptop alongside my 1.5 TB external drive. My external drive worked excellent before but now I get this: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at ...
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mount.cifs ignores `user` and `username`

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ... I am trying to mount a share from a netgear readyNAS ultra 6. I installed the cifs-utils package and I am trying to run: sudo mount.cifs '\\nas1.local\sharename' ...
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Error mounting USB drive on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a USB drive that I used to mount on my Ubuntu 14.04 config (it was working perfectly). Now I get the following message each time I connect it to a USB port : Error mounting /dev/sdk1 at ...
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Installer mounted as /cdrom

I realize that this has been asked before but none of the solutions have worked for me. I have an external hard drive that I am using to install Ubuntu alongside windows. When it gets to a certain ...
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Do I likely have a bad WD Red HDD? [duplicate]

upon install of a new WD Red HDD in my server I reboot and get the Ubuntu 14.04 loading screen of An error occurred while mounting /home. Brief description: Btrfs Raid 1 filesystem 4 existing disks ...
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Need to copy large directory structure, re-mounting and re-trying in case of I/O error

I have an external hard drive which works for several minutes at a time, and then un-mounts itself. I am trying to copy 300GB of data off of it. I'd like a program that works like Dolphin (the Kubuntu ...
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Ubuntu detects external HDD but doesn't mount it

When I connect my WD My Passport 1TB drive, it doesn't automatically mount. However, it is detected. I can see it using sudo fdisk -l, and even mount it manually using sudo mount /dev/sdb1 ...
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Can you automaticaly mount partition when a program needs it?

Is there a way to mount the partition automatically when calibre starts? My calibre library resides on another partition. I made it so so that I can use the library both in windows and in ubuntu. If ...
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Mounting of NTFS drive failed, maybe due to windows hibernation

Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/danny/70D49480D4944A6C: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda4" ...
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Blu-Ray Movie mount error [closed]

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and I can't play blu-ray movie discs. I read a guide for BD playback at a blog and installed everything but I get this error when I try to mount. Unable to access "HOP_G51" ...
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Cannot Mount my SD Card

So, I am pretty new to Linux and just installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS. I've had no issues so far with anything that I could not find answers to here. However, I inserted my 32Gb SD Card into my SD card ...
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USB Drives Inaccessible to Multiple Users

My Ubuntu install is mounting USBs just fine, but the only user who can access it is the one who plugged it in to the PC--which is rather problematic since this is a family computer which is in a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not recognizing second optical drive

I'm having problems with my desktop machine, I just recently installed Ubuntu on it and have been working on creating a machine for ripping CDDA using EAC. My machine currently has a Optiarc DVD-RW ...
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External hard drive error when trying to access [duplicate]

I have an external hard drive its an Iomega 2TB. Its stopped working in windows and there are files that I need off of it. Usually if my ext. hard disks die I can salvage some things off of it by ...
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Unable to access my windows drive [closed]

I can't access my windows drive on my laptop. My ubuntu OS can't mount my windows drive. what should I do?
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Weird SMB mount issue (again) - cannot mount from fstab

This is a frequent question, I know, but I need to ask again because none of the solutions comments and answers here and elsewhere give me a clue as to what is happening. I am running a NAS box with a ...
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how to use ecryptfs with a random directory

I would like to use ecryptfs to encrypt a random directory (i.e., not my home directory or a subdirectory thereof, principally due to disk space limitations on my home partition) and mount that ...
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I am unable to mount my previous btrfs RAID 1 home directory on reinstall of Ubuntu server 14.04 (was using 14.10)

Update 2 I mounted as degraded to /home and something interesting happened: jake@DAVYJONES:~$ sudo mount -o degraded /dev/sdb1 /home jake@DAVYJONES:~$ sudo btrfs fi show Label: Home uuid: ...
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mount point for windows after setting ubuntu to `/`

I changed partitions on my machine so that win7 (NFTS) has 100GB, 16GB for swap, and 380GB for EXT4 where I will install Linux. I set the mount point for for linux to /. What should I set the win7 ...
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Bind in fstab not mounting

My project files are kept on a separate hard-drive from everything else, mounted at /media/jonah/data. Within it is a folder called Projects, that I like to have accessible from my home directory for ...
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Cannot work with external disk in any way

I'm in trouble with an external USB3.0 Toshiba 3TB Canvio Desk. First of all, it didn't mount neither Windows or Ubuntu, so I tried to partition it and format. The first thing I see is that ...
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How can I mount SMB drive as folder with chmod 777? [duplicate]

I am trying to use Freefilesync to sync my local HDD with a Samba shared NAS. When connecting directly in Konqueror like smb:// etc. I am able to read and write without problem but I need to mount is ...
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Regarding installation of Micromax MMX377G in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried installing Micromax MMX377G 3G dongle in Ubuntu 14.04. I used the command ls /dev/sr and got dev/sr0. But when I tried to mount the device using sudo mount /dev/sr0 /mnt, I got the reply as ...
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Mounting CD/DVD drive

Trying to mount my cd/DVD drive so i can useit, currently when i put a disk in nothing happens. I'm trying to use wodim to detect the device and this is the output. cmehmen@c:~$ wodim devices wodim: ...
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Thunar can't mount server over SSH

I am trying to mount a server directory in Thunar on a computer running Xubuntu which I'm connected to over SSH with X forwarding enabled. I connect to the computer with ssh -YC username@computer.ip ...
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Error when trying to mount an .iso file

I try to mount an .iso file. I use: sudo mkdir /media/fakecd sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /path/to/your.iso /media/fakecd But I get this error message: can't find /media/fakecd in /etc/fstab ...
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Permissions problem

I'm currently trying to setup btsync such that it syncs some folders on some internal HDD's. Frustratingly when I come to actually share the folders in the gui, it can't see the mount points for the ...
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Accessing Windows C: drive from Ubuntu 14.01 [duplicate]

I was able to access my Windows 8 C: drive from Ubuntu 14.01 when i first installed it, but now its inaccessible. It keeps telling me to go back to window 8 and shutdown before running Ubuntu, after ...
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mount.nfs4 just 'hangs'

I have an NFS server running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with KRB5. I have three NFS clients working (2x Linux Mint 17.1 and 1x Crunchbang) I have one NFS client that just hangs when I run mount.nfs4. As ...