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

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Creating Your Own Mount Point for USB Drive

I have an external USB drive which is always plugged in. I have modified fstab and created a folder in media so that the drive is mounted at media/drive_name. However, is automount is enabled, every ...
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How can I Mount Drive in Unsafe State? Operation not Permitted

I have a drive that is starting to fail. I'm using Ubuntu to try and recover files. Right now I am running into issues. I know the files are there as yesterday, on a boot usb, I managed to mount ...
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Virtualmin, mounted disk under home directory, but have permission errors

I have a virtualmin installation in debian 7. My hard drive was full so mounted a second under home directory (/home/disk2) using fstab file. I created a virtual server and moved it to second drive by ...
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Root access stripped off my user

I think my user id has been stripped off its root access. I can't do anything on the GUI interface, can't mount drives, can't update softwares (only partial update allowed), can't add or delete users ...
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Cannot mount partition

I am unable to mount my two of the partitions (NTFS) currently. When I double click on it from the file manager, a pop up window says unable to access {disk lable}. Not authorized to perform ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS USB installation error (“mounting /dev/loop0 (…) failed: invalid argument”)

Im trying to isntall Ubuntu on my PC for gaming, so I dowanloaded Ubuntu 14.04.2 and created a live stick with LiLi. When I boot on the stick and click on install Ubuntu, I always get the following ...
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Unable to mount and burn DVD on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Whenever I try to mount and burn a DVD on my drive I receive this error message: Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/nnnok/Vidyarambh: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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Share a folder between host and ubuntu lxc container

How can I share a folder between the host system (ubuntu 14.04) and an ubuntu lxc container? I tried mounting the folder on the host: sudo mount --bind /media/data/share ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an already existing encrypted home

The issue is to upgrade a Ubuntu system mounted with an encrypted home (on a seperated partition) which then cannot be decrypted/mounted with the exact same passphrase on a new fresh installed Ubuntu. ...
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Why My ZTC Grameenphone internet 3g is mount failed?

My ubuntu version is ubuntu 14.04 lts. When I'm plug in the device then following massage are show: Error mounting /dev/sr1 at /media/mohammad/GP Internet: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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How to mount an unmounted USB device ubantu using command? [duplicate]

I first eject device using sudo eject /dev/sr1. And then sudo umount /dev/sr1. But now it's not showing me the device which i'm unmounted. I want to mount it using command.
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Mount or fixing failed grub/drive?

Sorry for the title being so vague. Leading up to the problem the workstation would continuously freeze. After a reboot the other day the following message displayed: "target filesystem doesn't have ...
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Running tata photon max on Ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to install tata photon max on my ubuntu machine. My ubuntu is not able to auto mount the device so i first mount it manually by using this command mount -t iso9660 /dev/sr1 /media/photon ...
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Sometimes ubuntu ask me my password to mount and shutdown my computer

Sometimes Ubuntu ask me my password to mount my partitions (and I haven't set this feature) and whenIi want turn off my computer. I guess is related with a partition using GParted ( I do this to ...
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Mount Problem Error [duplicate]

I am unable to load windows 8.1 it gives me this message "Disk read error occurred" and refresh not working so trying to recover my files through Ubuntu 14.04. I try to access the hard drive,but get ...
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Chmod wouldn't work, although I can modify files [duplicate]

Why doesn't chmod work on a file under /media? I am having similar problem. The aim is booting from a clean Ubuntu flash memory stick, then cloning and test-building a large repository onto a ...
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My IPod Touch 4G will not mount?

My 4G Ipod touch mounted perfectly fine before I factory reset it, and now my computer tells me that it was "Unable to Connect". It stills charges but I can't look at any of the files. IOS version ...
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Cannot remove safely usb external hard drive, it mounts again

I have an external usb hard drive, however when I try to safely remove it, the device turns off and then the device mounts itself again. I've tried to do sudo udisks --detach /dev/sdb However, the ...
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I cannot open files or mount any thing - internal / usb external. [on hold]

yesterday, while trying to format a 16Gb SD card, the dash lost some app icons that I relied on. notably missing are : - software centre, files, parted. all files 'from chrome downloads folder', ...
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How can I make Ubuntu not mount efi partition by default at startup?

I've a Asus laptop with windows 8.1 pre-installed, I've managed to install Ubuntu alongside it, and for some days it worked fine. Today, out-of-the-blue, Ubuntu just goes black screen and I'm back at ...
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What happens when you make a hard link to a file in /mnt, and then unmount?

I know this question is not going to help anyone, but I am curious. As far as I know, hard links will not break when a file is deleted. Because the file will remain to exist. But what happens when you ...
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Can't mount Windows drive to view files [duplicate]

I have two hard drives. On the one hard drive Windows 7 & 8 is installed, on the other Ubuntu. When I try to mount the drive, I get this message.
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mount exfat warning

Using Xubuntu 14.04. I mounted an external drive which has multiple partitions one of them is of type exFat and I am mounting it using the command below I get a warning that not cleanly mounted, ...
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Ubuntu: Unable to mount SD card

I did go through other similar questions and realized that although the questions are the same but for the different reasons. Nothing so far I have tried based on online-help or suggestion helped me. ...
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Unable to mount hard disk partition in ubuntu 12.04

I accidentally unmounted my hard disk partition, and then clicked on "edit partition" to further break the partition. Now there's no option to mount and fdisk -l says: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, ...
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Which of these devices is Ubuntu's CD-ROM?

ls /dev block mei sda2 tty3 tty6 ttyS30 bsg mem sda5 tty30 tty60 ttyS31 bus net sg0 ...
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Can't mount RAID5 Array - Ubuntu Server 14.04

My server froze last night so I had to do a cold reboot, upon logging in I couldn't see my RAID5 Array mounted, I checked in Disk Utility to start the array but recieved this error message. Error ...
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Can an unmounted USB be infected my malware?

Yesterday, I went on a dark creepy site whose js freezed my system/firefox (Ubuntu 14.04 up to date, Firefox 37.0.1 up to date). Now I tried, from the same system, to find any malware with: sudo ...
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The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/shamim/52EA959BEA957C43: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Unable to get to the home screen or login

Initially I started to upgrade my ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. I failed for some reason. Error: filesystem check or mount failed Commands I ran: mount -o remount,rw / dpkg --configure -a Then I ...
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This location could not be displayed - You do not have the permissions necessary to view the contents of OFFICE14

I'm installing Office on a laptop without a CD/DVD drive, so I must copy the contens of the discs to a network share first. I put the Office 2010 CD into my Ubuntu computer to copy to a Windows share ...
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Cannot find root partition

I have a problem with my laptop. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS next to Windows 8.1. It is the first time I am using Ubuntu. I don't know exactly what happened but somehow I damaged the Grub bootloader. ...
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Trouble mounting a bind mount point for owncloud

Linux noob here :-) I've been struggling with this since days, and didn't come out with a solution yet. Basically what I am trying to achieve is the following: I have a device which by default ...
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New Ububtu installation showing /dev/sda1 as mounted drive?

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04.2 afresh, and I think I might have made a mistake. When I made my backups, a part of that was /etc/fstab. When I restored all my data, I also restored that. Now, when I ...
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Cannot mount NTFS partition even though fast boot and hibernation is disabled in Windows

I have a really frustrating problem. It seems that even though I have hibernation and fast boot disabled in Windows, Ubuntu is still unable to mount my windows partition because it thinks Windows is ...
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Trouble with internal drives accessible from programs

I just created my first Ubuntu desktop machine to run as my media server for Plex. I have a new SSD with the OS on it, two 1TB drives mirrored, and one 1.5TB drive. The problem I have is that I cannot ...
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Reinstalling GRUB2 on a non-Bios Based System

so I am dual-booting windows 8.1 and ubuntu 15.04 and for some reason GRUB2 stopped loading and it just goes straight to windows so i booted from the ubuntu live cd to reinstall grub2. i found the ...
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How to install from two .ISO images? [duplicate]

I mount the first one, run the Setup (it's a Windows program), and when it asks for DISC 2, I try to unmount the ISO, but it says it can't be unmounted because it's busy, which is obvious. In Windows, ...
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How can i mount a drive that does not want to mount?

I started off with previous versions of Lubuntu and settled on 14.10. using the box as a file server and/or torrent box. Upgraded from smaller to larger hard drives over time. The last HDD was 750GB. ...
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disk drive for /home is not ready yet or not present when loading Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on VMware

Hi I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS installed on a VMware station. It has worked fine before but now when I open the virtual machine it goes thru the normal process of starting and stopping the ...
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Any idea why ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso can not be mounted?

I tried to set up an Ubuntu 14.04.02 amd64 virtual machine on a Citrix Xenserver host but it is not possible to proceed with the installation because the ISO can not be mounted. I tried diffferent ...
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How to securely/non-interruptively remove a device after overwriting partition table with dd?

After writing to a device it's recommended and possible to "securely remove" the device by unmounting it. That implies to have a parition to unmount which implies to have a partition table managing ...
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Can't access my External WD Passport HDD B/C of a checksum error

Background info: I have a mid 2012 13" macbook pro running Mavericks that started to have HDD slow downs. As a precaution, I backed up my user data to a 2TB western digital "my passport" hard drive ...
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Is my Ubuntu installation lost?

I used to have Ubunut 14.04.1 and Windows 8.1 with dual boot. I needed to reinstall windows 8.1, so I did. As you can imagine I lost GRUB. I found this page and followed the instructions... did not ...
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Mount as eCryptfs from folder inside eCryptfs-encrypted filesystem

I want to use eCryptfs to encrypt some of my synced files (which are synced to the Cloud and then synced to multiple computers running Ubuntu) and access them even when home folder encryption on ...
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Can't mount USB stick

I have formatted USB stick and now I can't mount it. Command sudo fdisk -l outputs this (shortened to only show info about sdc and sdc1): Disk /dev/sdc: 8075 MB, 8075120640 bytes 64 heads, 32 ...
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Mount Nas to Ubuntu Server and samba?

I want to mount my NAS drive into my Ubuntu Server so I can reach it from my Windows desktop. So far so good. This is my Ubuntu server's /etc/fstab: //192.168.0.2/Public /DataShare/Aurora-NAS cifs ...
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KDE asking for password to mount external hd

Any ideas as to why kde asks for root password when mounting an external hd (using the gui)? It did not use to do that. Has something changed in the way thing used to work?
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LUKS encrypted FS can no longer be mounted after upgrading Kubuntu

everyone! I fresh installed Kubuntu 15.04 these days but before I copied my /home partition to a encrypted partition on my spare HD. The problem is that I can decrypt it but cannot mount the LVM no ...
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Unable to mount 2 4TB external seagate hdd but can mount either one by itself

I'm not sure if this is a bug or what. It certainly is preventing me from getting any useful work done. I looked through previous posts but can't find anything that seems to apply so my apologies if ...