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

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Creating disk images as a normal user

I want to be able to run the following script as normal user (as root it runs fine): #!/bin/sh dd if=/dev/zero bs=8192 count=128 of=disk.img mkfs -t ext2 -F disk.img losetup /dev/loop0 disk.img ...
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Ubuntu-server 16.04 Problem with “udev” and mounting ntfs file system

It is really strange but I am not able to find the problem. In Ubuntu 14.06 all works fine in the same way and with the same files. It is not possible in Ubuntu 16.04 to mount an ntfs file system via ...
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What is the Equivalent Command to Ubuntu's GUI “Mount”?

Situation: Ubuntu-mount USB drive on the system by a terminal command, same as Ubuntu's GUI mount Configurations # http://askubuntu.com/q/648159/25388 gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling ...
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Cannot mount remote folder with right permissions using cifs

I'm using autofs to automatically mount Windows shares on my Ubuntu 16.04 desktop. The problem is that I can't mount those folders with the right permissions. If I mount //192.168.95.24/library/...
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16.04 Hardware RAID 1 configuration

I just installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 to my home server on ssd disk. I have ASUS M5A78L-M motherboard that claim has RAID 0 and RAID 1. I also have 2 * 2TB same model harddisk. I configured my disks as ...
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Hard drive won't mount

Running sudo fdisk -lu returns the hdd I want to mount as Disk /dev/sdb but when I try to mount it from KDE Partition Manager it doesn't show some directories when I try to set up a path (tried ...
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Root directory mount in a weird location

I recently installed ubuntu on a new computer (I had it with me on an old laptop before). Usually I would follow some guide to install Ubuntu and assign the correct home folders, swap folders. Now I ...
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ZFS autoreplace unavailable drive

I have the fallowing ZFS test pool setup in my vm: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM pool DEGRADED 0 0 0 mirror-0 DEGRADED 0 0 0 sdb ...
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How do I tell the boot loader where grub.cfg is?

I have 4 partitions on my boot drive: /dev/sda1 which has Ubuntu 12.04, /dev/sda3 which has 15.10, /dev/sda4 which has 16.04 and which is big, and /dev/sda5 which has 16.04 and is small. When I boot, ...
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Glusterfs fstab

Currently I have 2 bricks that are replicated. I'm trying to mount a client to gluster. The only way I can get it to work is if I do this in the fstab: hostname:volume /test glusterfs defaults,...
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Stop mounting of folders in /mnt

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, and now my system takes almost 5 minutes to boot (before upgrading it was <10 seconds). I ran systemd-analyze blame to see what was taking it so long, and it ...
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Is removeable media always mounted to the same path

I have and SD card that I want to use to save youtube films on. My laptop has an integrated SD card slot, will this always be mounted to the same path? If remove the card attach a USB drive then ...
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What iptables rules are needed to allow an nfs share on 16.04?

Can anyone provide the exact wording/coding I would have to add to my /etc/iptables/rules.v4 file ? The server I am working on has many complicated firewall rules, and I have determined it is for sure ...
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Bootup Error: ---[ end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknow-block(0,0)

Previously, I have execute the following 3 commands. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade However, I cannot bootup my laptop after the restart. Whatever I try to ...
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Windows partition by default created & mounted after installing 16.04 LTS Dell Precision 7510

I noticed right after I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from the USB bootdisk it by default created a partition named OS in one of my harddisks. The contents of this are the following: Is this best ...
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USB drive just keeps auto suspending/disconnecting, even after disabling it

So, situation description: USB 2.0 HDD Enclosure (MS-Tech LU379PS, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2336) with a WD Caviar Green 2TB inside. Connected to my small Home Server (ZOTAC ZBOXSD-ID12/ID13) via ...
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Is that good to have both SDD point to root

My ubuntu: ~# sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL sda 223.6G |-sda1 linux_raid_member 953M NC-PH-...
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External drives not detected but pendrives are

Xubuntu 14.04. " pid=520 comm="apparmor_parser" [ 3.359914] type=1400 audit(1468720969.240:8): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_replace" profile="unconfined" name="/usr/lib/NetworkManager/...
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is there a different way to mount drives over ssh then when using putty?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 machine that i use as a fileserver and i have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop as the only OS. lately i have been having issues where the mounted drive on my server seems to ...
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Emergency mode after fail mounting windows partition

It happened after I formatted (from ubuntu) the windows partition, using file system ntfs. Now only boots in emergency mode. The log throws two errors: [drm:intel_set_pch_fifo_underrun_reporting [...
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Do I have to dismount VeraCrypt volumes before shutting down or restarting Ubuntu?

is there an auto- unmount/dismount in veracrypt or should i always unmount veracrypt volumes manually before shutting down to prevent a broken filesystem/container? I found the answer for Windows in ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu server; target filesystem doesn't have requested /sbin/init

I haven't used my ubuntu server for a few weeks now but I haven't done anything with it since I last successfully used it. I use it as mostly a media server. After trying to access it from my windows ...
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Hard disk not showing up in files but it is shown in “disks” and mount option are not available

Error when I tried the solution given on this website iya@riya-HP-Pavilion-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo fdisk -l WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support ...
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Can't mount my external hard drive

I have an external hard drive which I partition sometime ago. I made two partitions in one I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the other I use for storing various files. It was working OK last time I used it ...
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Unable to mount large .img file because of low RAM, but I've 4 GB?

Situation miui-tool@21966:~$ free total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 4194304 3774600 419704 17004 0 3754104 -/+ buffers/cache:...
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CIFS issues - Ubuntu Gnome 16.04, Windows 2012R2 Storage Spaces

I'm a bit of a newb when it comes to Linux and I was hoping someone could help me out here with an issue I'm experiencing with connections to my file server. I have a NAS in my home network that is ...
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Ubuntu not showing LUKS Encrypted SD card anywhere

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and wanted to encrypt a new sd card for keeping my files safe and private. I used the built in disks tool to format it to LUKS format, and set the password and ...
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Files manager Devices Label automatically changes name by appending name with digit at end

When I'm using qBittorrent, often times my program can't find my downloaded files due to its location changing to the same named Device but with a digit added to the end of the Label. I store my ...
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Ubuntu [Ubuntu Studio, here]'frequently' fails to load NTFS file system partition from a Windows dual boot installation [duplicate]

It used to work fine, but many a times, Ubuntu studio fails to open the NTFS partition from a Windows Dual boot installation. Tried booting windows and shutting it down. Then it starts working. Is ...
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Partition does not show up after editing fstab

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 64bit and wanted to have auto-mount of partitions (NTFS) after boot up. I edited the /etc/fstab file and added the following line of code: UUID=5CB5FBB62D2AA5D5 /partitions ntfs ...
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usb has become read only

I have a usb which I used to burn an iso file using dd. I now want to use it for other things so I used gparted and made a fat32 partition marked /dev/sdb1 7.35GiB which has a used space of 14.70MiB. ...
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how to solve my mount error problem in my laptop [duplicate]

I am getting this error when I try to open one of my partitions in the hard disk. Error mounting /dev/sda7 at /media/user/Personal: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=...
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external HD doesn't show up nor mount on ubuntu 16.04 but it does in 14

First of all, I'm very new to linux as a whole, so please bare with me on that! As stated, the issue is ubuntu 16.04 doesn't detect (nor mount of course) an external HD when i plug it in. I actually ...
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How to mount a luks encrypted partition at boot

I have been given a task to creat a LUKS encrypted partition and then mount it, here are the steps I followed: 1. Create partition for encrytion: sudo fdisk /dev/sda 2. Reboot 3. Format the ...
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What is the best way to set up a company shared drive using Ubuntu Server?

am trying to find out the best way to set up a shared drive for a company which has 50+ users in 3 office locations in different cities. They basically need a drive with a common folder to store ...
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Can I mount a ext4 partition to “/” partition?

Yesterday, I create a ext4 partition from windows partition. And now, I want to auto mount this on startup. But I am having some problems: Can I choose "/" to mount point? Here is my /etc/fstab: # ...
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My usb stick is not mounting. It shows in 'Disks' though where I am able to format it but even on restarting it doesn't show up normally

It started when I found all the folders in my usb drive with their contents locked and unable to delete. I formatted the drive and after that it stopped showing up. It is showing in 'Disks' where I ...
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Interruped Gparted NTFS resize. Still have access to drive but GParted cannot read contents

I have an external 1TB HDD (USB) formatted to NTFS, and wanted to shrink the partition about 300GB and create an ext4 partition. So I opened up GParted and done that. During the resize partition (...
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My pen drive not working after I removed unfortunately while it is formating [closed]

When i connected my pen drive it is not showing any icon such that pen drive is connected. I am using ubuntu 16.04. It is not showing even in windows
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usb flash drive is not mounting: “no such file or directory”

My flash drive is initially recognized on Ubuntu. However, it does not mount and, after a while, Ubuntu tells me that there was an error because it could not find the directory of the flash drive ("no ...
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How to access my non-windows/windows partitions on ubuntu 16.04 after installing ubuntu on dual boot? [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on one of the partitions other than windows. Immediately after I installed Ubuntu, I was able to access my other partitions as well, but now ...
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How to use the dlink connection manager in ubuntu13.04?

I'm using ubuntu 13.04 operating system.Now only I used this OS. Still I'm using the dlink connection manager for use internet in windows machine. But I need to use this Connection manager in ubuntu ...
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External hard drive initially not accessible after boot

External hard drive is mounted but not accessible: The picture above shows that on boot up my external is seen by fdisk. My external is named "Windows Partition" and on the right half of the ...
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Encrypted Home Folder and Second Hard Drive

I recently installed Ubuntu with an encrypted home folder. I now have a second drive that I want to use to store my pictures, music, etc. I was thinking of creating a partition on the second drive for ...
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How to restore my superblocks?

harrydevries@harrydevries-410-100nd:~$ LC_ALL=C sudo fdisk -l WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted. Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 ...
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My external hard drive won't mount. I am using Ubuntu 14.10

The error message is: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at media/dennis/TOSHIBA EXT :Command-line 'mount-t "ntfs"_o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1""media/...
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.64 file: Unable to locate program

I just mounted an NTFS partition as my home directory. Unfortunately, I now don't seem to be able to run any programs anymore. I just downloaded a .64 file I'm trying to execute - but ubuntu didn't ...
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How can I add additional options to drive mount notifications?

When I plug in a USB drive or a USB stick, I would like to add more options (like rsync files OR backup to device, ...) to the popup menu. When one option is clicked, I'd simply like to start a shell ...
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USB drive partitions change randomly on boot

Having a really strange problem with USB drives. I have 2x5TB USB drives and during each reboot the partitions change randomly. Below is the output from lsblk the two drives USB drives are (sdb and ...
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Resize Raspberry Pi SD Card with Ubuntu 14.04 without losing data [closed]

I have a 16 GB micro SD card with an expanded file system (so the whole space is occupied). Inside this micro SD Card is the Raspbian OS of my Raspberry Pi and there's a lot of unused free space. I ...