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

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Cannot mount hardware RAID 5 in 14.10

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and I have a hardware RAID 5 array of 3 disks that I cannot figure out how to mount. I have mdadm installed but it doesn't seem to be able to detect the array, however ...
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no root partition was found : FreeBSD [on hold]

I want to install freeBSD in my laptop. I already had a Ubuntu at my system. I make the partition of 40GB using GParted, to install freeBSD in to that. But when I install freeBSD on the partition ...
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How to fix Ubuntu mounting of external media? [on hold]

When I plug in an external hard drive, a thumb drive, or an SD card, it dosn't mount I have to edit /etc/fstab , just to be able to write to an external drive. Even then, things will work one ...
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Unable to format usb drive (udisks-error-quark, 14)

I have been striving hard to format my usb drive. I cannot format it. Whenever I try it using the disks utility I get the following error message: Error unmounting /dev/sdc: Command-line `umount ...
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ubuntu unknow partition cannot mount or update grub

After a power failure, I had the following error: error: unknown filesystem grub rescue> I ran the ubuntu repair using a live usb. The log can be found here: http://paste.ubuntu.com/8464735/ After ...
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Unable to start windows

As you can see from my question I'm really noob with Ubuntu. I have installed my Ubuntu on my computer. I was thinking that I will be able to make choice between Ubuntu and Windows after reboot the ...
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Ipad won't mount on Ubuntu 12.04 after updating it to iOS 8

I just updated my iPad Air to iOS 8. Now it won't mount any more on my computer running Ubuntu 12.04. When I plug it in, it gives me a message that says, "Unable to mount iphone / Unhandled Lockdown ...
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Hang in 14.04 when mounting NTFS Drobo via Firewire

I was trying today to upgrade my file/media server to 14.04, which has a Drobo attached via Firewire (lspci identifies the controller as TI TSB82AA2). The new kernel sees the controller and Drobo ...
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Udisks reporting stale NFS handle upon mounting external USB partition?

Using Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0; on this machine, I have attached external USB hard disk enclosure. To avoid thinking about mount points, I mount a partition from that hard-disk usually with: sudo ...
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How to Remove Unmounted drive Folder?

I have a computer that i customized to have PATA external drive attached. These drives work normally when attached, like it is automounted and folders open. I am using Java calls to mount and unmount ...
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Mounting issues with harddisk

I receive below written message every time i open my storage. It was working fine previously after installation but recently these messages popup while opening storage. I did complete shutdown of ...
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Corrupted filesystem - unable to mount /home

Ubuntu 12.04 is not able to mount /home partition and I run: fsck /dev/sda5 which is in state Pass 1D: Reconciling multiply-claimed blocks (There are 41608 inodes containing multiply-claimed ...
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Server-side move between NFS shares

I have these folders on my server: /share1 /home/user Both are actually on the same partition. Now I want to be able to move files between these two folders directly on the server (without any data ...
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Can't access my desktop after power failure of update

I had a power failure while upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.10, and I got: Filesystem check or mount failed. A maintenance shell will now be started. CONTROL-D will terminate this shell and ...
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How can I mount a smb-disk using fstab?

I have been following theese instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently to permenantely mount a disk. I have succesfully used the connect to server-function in Files to ...
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mounting disk problem [duplicate]

this is the error message when trying to open other disk partitions. Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/sandeep/sihaari data: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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I don't understand this problem when I try to mount my NTFS data partition in Ubuntu 14.04, please help me mount it [duplicate]

I am a new user to Ubuntu Linux. My data which I saved using Windows in a separate data partition which is in the NTFS file system, is not mounting properly in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty. The error message ...
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USB 3.0 ExternalEnclosure Unmounts at random

Title says it all. I noticed the drive was unmounted, so I got to looking through dmesg and found: [31080.516164] usb 4-3: USB disconnect, device number 3 [31080.760493] usb 4-3: new SuperSpeed USB ...
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How to repair corrupted fat32 sd card superblock

I have important data on an external sd card. I plugged in the card and i get an error message. It is a 32gb micro sd card. it was formatted as fat32. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/sam/32GB: ...
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How to mount just one directory from a NTFS partition using command line?

After I perform a full system upgrade and install all the drivers, I usually remove Gvfs and all its dependencies and also Gigolo and any other piece of software used in Ubuntu to automatically mount ...
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Cannot create new files through sshfs

I'm having problems creating new files using sshfs. I can update an existing file, but creating a new file (using an editor or cp) throws an error ("permission denied" or, more often, "software caused ...
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Using a samba path (smb://server/…) to check if a folder/file exists

I have a samba path, f.e. smb://server/path1/path2/ which is located when mounted at /var/run/user/1000/gvfs/smb-share:server=server,share=path1/path2/. I can easily check via filesystem path if the ...
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cannot add swap with fallocate on EC2

I'm trying to setup the swap in /etc/rc.local this way: sudo fallocate -l 8192M /mnt/swapfile1 sudo mkswap /mnt/swapfile1 sudo swapon /mnt/swapfile1 This however returns an error: fallocate: ...
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fails to boot after reboot (update required), mouting failed and no init found

After updating my ubuntu system, it requires me to reboot the pc. So I did it and then the following message shows on the screen: mount: mouting /dev/loop0 on /root failed: Invalid argument ...
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Can't mount SMB share Mint [migrated]

This has been driving me nuts for a while I am trying to mount a SMB share on a windows 2012 server. The share is there but every time that I try to mount it I get the following error ...
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How to assign the password to mount any drive other than login password?

I have searched for the above stated problem but did not find any answer. The answer stated in other questions only provide a method to ask for password while mounting the drive, which helped me a ...
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Unable to access 64gb volume - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm unable to mount Sandisk 64GB SDXC card. This error shown while connecting using my phone. I tried this, this and this links, but could'nt able to find any solution. I've tried the below ...
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a specific user can't mount usb sticks

I have the problem that a specific user can't use usb sticks any more. they are not mounted automatically any more. For some weird reason I changed the numeric userid and groupid of this user ...
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Windows partition not showing

I get the following error when I try to open a windows partition in ubuntu: Error mounting /dev/sdb7 at /media/aliabbas/D2D8B257D8B23995: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Mount AUFS pooled volume on boot (persistent / permanent)

I have mounted aufs with the following command: sudo mount -t aufs -o br=/mnt/disk1=rw:/mnt/disk2=rw -o sum -o udba=reval -o create=pmfs none /mnt/virtual It seems tow ork as expected so far with ...
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Unable to access windows (error mounting/dev/sda4/media/ubuntu/windows)

Hey guys so the other day my laptop updated to 8.1. After install it required a restart, i clicked yes and now its been stuck in an infinite preparing start up repair. So i installed ubuntu to USB ...
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How to manipulate files in external hard drive using terminal?

How can I access (remove to be specific) files from my external hard drive which is already mounted using terminal?
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Error mounting external hard drive [duplicate]

here is the error message: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/hubert/My Passport: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no longer boots, EDAC sbridge error

I booted my work computer this morning, and I would get messages saying that /tmp and /home could not be mounted, and either to press S to stop mounting or press M for manual recovery. I tried to wait ...
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Files from camera SD not shown on Ubuntu

I repeatedly transfer fotos from my camera by plugging the SD card into my computer. After todays foto session, the SD card auto-mounts as usual - but shows only the pictures taken up to yesterday. I ...
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What are the layers between Nautilus and a removable storage device?

My question is somewhat large, but I couldn't figure out how to break it down without ruining it. There doesn't seem to be a very good (functioning) way of mounting a Nexus 4 in Ubuntu, so I was ...
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how to get user permissions for nfs share?

So, i have been going through many questions like this and checked several potential solutions of which none worked yet... The situation: I simply want to be able to access a Synology NAS from an ...
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Mounting problems plz help me [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/mirukhanal/All The Fun Stuffs: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda5" ...
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Unable to mount a hard drive due to windows 8 hibernation [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, and I had a problem when I want to mount a hard drive due to windows 8 hibernation. The problem is that when I was partitioning my hard drive I formated ...
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unable to mount New Volume from Ubuntu 14.04

This question has been asked here and here. I am having dual boot system with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 but I am not able to open New Volume from Ubuntu.It gives the following error I disabled ...
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Diskmounting problems after using windows

On mine laptop is use dualboot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Sometimes i must use Windows cos Ubuntu does not support some of mine software (10% not), but when i boot over to Ubuntu i cant mount ...
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Creating a RAID1 Array, “Disk doesn't contain a valid partition table”

I'm trying to create (two) software RAID1 arrays on two identical 4TB non-boot drives. I'm following advice from several forum posts but keep running into trouble. Here's what I've done so far: for ...
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mount of 2 USB-3 hard disks

I got a harddisk Seagate 3TB which I plugged in and was recognized immediately. I got a second hard disk Seagete 3TB, which I cannot mount anymore. sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdc: 3000.6 GB, ...
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How to detect my memory card by any means ?

My memory card is not detected. I've tried almost every options but still getting no results. In the G Parted Partition Editor, My 8 GB memory shows 30 MB of size and even showing red symbol. Here is ...
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Can't mount ubuntu partition ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem, I can't boot ubuntu 14.04. Now I boot ubuntu from a pendrive and when I want to mount the partition where is installed ubuntu appears a pop-up that says Unable to mount volume ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Disable the mounting of internal hdd (sda)

I am running ubuntu from a usb stick and I would like to prevent ubuntu from seeing my internal hdd, so it would be impossible to mount. How is the best way to do this? I added /dev/hda1 / auto noauto ...
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Auto mount a disk drive in ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Bookmark directory not found)

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start my pc and click on any bookmark from the file manager it shows this error: Unable to find the requested file. Please check the spelling and try again. ...
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Why do I get “wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error?

When mounting an NFS directory by doing: sudo mount 192.168.1.5:/home/shared /mnt/common I get the following error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on 192.168.1.5:/home/shared, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect USB phone

Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 doesn't detect and doesn't mount my USB attached phone. So I cannot transfer files between my laptop and the phone's micro SD card. Windows 8, and Ubuntu 12.04 does ...
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Western Digital External Hard Drive Crash: How to recover data using Ubuntu

My Western Digital 2.0 TB External Hard Drive stopped working all of a sudden. I see the light flashing but the hard drive is not being detected. So, I created a bootable Ubuntu USB drive and I tried ...