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

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Making multiple pendrives bootable, using command-line

How can I create multiple bootable pen-drives at the same time using Command-Line? For information, the normal flow of making a bootable pendrive using terminal is as follows: 1: Check the ...
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Mount NFS share using autofs

I have a NFS share on a local Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu Server 14.04) that I'm trying to automount on my work station (Xubuntu 15.04). I've found out that it can be achieved using autofs and I've set it ...
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SD card is recognized but won't mount “can't read superblock”

When attempting to look at the files on my SD card I get the following message. ## Unable to access “16 GB Volume” ## Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/automat0n/6366-3430: Command-line `mount ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Map Folder To Windows Share On Login

I have a folder on my Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop called Windows-Share. In a terminal I run the following command (all one line): sudo mount -t cifs -o ...
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error in opening another partition

this is the message shown in opening my partitions--- Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/pradyumn/ DATA: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sda5" ...
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“No object for D-Bus interface” when mounting with Nautilus

I have an internal HDD that gives this error when I try to mount either of its two partitions in Nautilus, while my main HDD works fine. When I use Disks to mount it works but unmounting in Nautilus ...
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How to mount Google Drive, without grive?

Since grive no longer works with new Google API, how do I mount Google Drive?
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Remounting SMB shares when changing between wifi/wired networks

I've been battling with this for a while with mixed results. I frequently move my laptop between it's dock (wired) and my couch (wireless). Anytime I switch networks, I have to manually run "sudo ...
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Odd behavior with certain disks and mounting

Whenever I mess around with a disk, (not quite exactly sure what triggers it), Ubuntu's partition searching system seems to bug out. I was trying to set up my camera SD card to auto-mount and when ...
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Error in formatting corrupted Micro Sd Card

Initially this 4 gb microSD worked for a couple days inside a cellphone before it stopped functioning. I have used an adapter to plug it into my computer making sure that the write protected switch ...
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How can i mount hard disk partition without deleting files? [duplicate]

I got this error, when I tried to open my partition ... Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/gr3ch/28DA3B12DA3ADC2E: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" ...
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Mount cifs Input/Output error

I am using Linux Mint which is derivated from ubuntu.I try to mount a remote drive with cifs. So i did this : sudo mount -t cifs -o ...
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How to fix this error while mounting drives? [duplicate]

I am unable to browse any folders on my computer. Please help me solve this problem. I get the following error when trying to browse my ntfs drive: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 no longer mounts samba share on boot

I recently upgraded to ubuntu server 15.04 from 14.04. I have this line in my fstab: Samba //192.168.1.101/mediaserver2/ /mnt/mediaserver/ cifs ...
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I am having trouble mounting my external hard drive

I get the error Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/harish/My Passport: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Is it OK to mount a partition to /home/

My office system's HDD capacity was 500 GB, but the usable space was only around 100 GB. When I analysed disk I found that some of the space was used by boot and swap and the rest was used by an empty ...
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Suddenly can't run sudo

I didn't do anything on the computer except Internet for a few days and suddenly when I tried to do: $ sudo apt-get update I got: sudo: effective uid is not 0, is /usr/bin/sudo on a file system ...
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Ubuntu partitioning advice

I am searching for a best practice for my use case. I have setup a vServer with following partitions: /dev/vda1 2048 1953791 975872 82 Linux Swap / Solaris /dev/vda2 * ...
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LUKS encryption over ecryptfs

My /home partition under Ubuntu is default encrypted (ecryptfs), but now the system isn't mounting it. Even worse, I don't even find the folder after encrypting for a second time with LUKS. This is ...
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How do I get write access to my external hard drive?

I have recently formatted an external hard drive for use with Ubuntu 14.04 using GParted. I formatted the drive to Ext4, and everything seemed to work until I tried to copy files to the drive, at ...
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Unable to mount secondary BTRFS filesystem to specific subvolume

So I'm trying to wrap my head around BTRFS and set up my fileserver using BTRFS filesystems. Here is my setup: /dev/sda1 : BTRFS filesystem, contains @, @home subvolumes mounted to / and /home. ...
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rsync back up of entire root system not working using --exclude?

I am trying to do a system back up of my entire OS I am using these command and both are not excluding the files I want sudo rsync -avz --exclude="/tmp" --exclude="/sys" --exclude="/lost+found" ...
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FS mounted as RO on boot after upgrade to 15.04

Just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Couldn't get the system to boot ok. I could boot using (upstart) option - not using default systemd. When in default mode the lightdm terminal was stuck before login ...
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CD-ROM issues in Kubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04. Since then, I cannot use my CD drive. If I insert a CD, it doesn't appear on my devices list. If I try mounting it, I get the following error: % sudo ...
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Cannot boot after updates 12.04

I've been dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. I can't remember what updates were done yesterday, but today I'm getting errors when trying to boot to both operating systems. I choose either of ...
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VBox - shared folder stopped working

On my Win7 host I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 guest running. I installed the guest additions and successfully mounted the shared folder. I also configured ubuntu to auto mount the shared folder on ...
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automatically unmount sshfs network drives before VPN disconnects on suspend

Reasonably new linux user here. For my work, I regularly mount two network drives via sshfs in Xubuntu 15.05. Now I've written a little bash script to mount/unmount both drives & create a symlink ...
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mkdir in Matlab on sshfs mounted network drive permission denied

I'm trying to make and remove some files and folders as part of a MatLab script I'm developing under Xubuntu 15.04. The script as well as the files and folders are on an sshfs mounted network drive. ...
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Installing MATLAB error: can't find glnx86 folder [duplicate]

I am attempting to install MATLAB on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am following this guide. I downloaded the MATLAB 2015a ISO file. I then typed these commands into the terminal: $ sudo mkdir ...
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How do I find the location of a mounted folder?

I am attempting (and failing) to install MATLAB on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The guide given here is clear except that I cannot find the location of the mounted folder. I downloaded an iso file from the web ...
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WinUSB Installation Error

I'm trying to create a bootable windows USB stick, but when I get to the installation process, it gives me this error: > Installation failed ! Exit code: 512 Log: Formating device... Mounting... ...
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Hard Drives in Startech Enclosure Are Not Recognized

Issue 1 With Computer 1(Running Ubuntu 12.0.4)? I have 8 external hard drives of varying sizes from different manufactureres that are formatted as either ntfs/ext4. We purchased a Startech 8-bay ...
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Modify size .ext4 file

I'm currently trying to modify the partition table for an embedded platform. One of the files flashed towards the platform is an .ext4 file. I can mount the file, but I can't increase it's size. ...
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Can't mount external HFS+ on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a dying macbook and I'm on my last attempts to save the data on it. Mac is not reading it, windows reads but hangs on any actions, so I'm resorting to Linux as my last resort. Upon plugging, ...
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Location of “Connect to Server” mount in a guest session

The question where to find the mount point when connecting to a server through Files has been asked and answered before [1]. However, when logged into a guest session, none of the suggested paths ...
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Help connecting to Fiber HBA

We have a fiber channel set up, and I'd like to connect to it (I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 btw). I can see the wwpns that were delivered. But I don't quite know what to do from here. I can fdisk to the ...
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How can I mount an external drive with the permission to execute programs from it?

I wanna mount my USB HDD formated as EXT4 to let say /home/user/exe where there will be executable files. when I mounted my HDD there it mounts fine but I can't run any executable file from there I ...
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How to mount smb shares as a regular user?

I searched high and low but haven't found the answer yet ... I'd like to as a regular non-root user to access a network share and work with it from command line. The file manager can already ...
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Configure automount vboxsf in 15.04

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 over VirtualBox 4.3.28. I have a shared folder using vboxsf. Until now, adding the mount -t vboxsf command in /etc/init.d/rc.local file, it was mounted automatically on ...
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How to get data off a Windows partition when “primary GPT table is corrupt, but the backup appears OK”

Was running Windows 8.1 on my Asus Laptop (U37VC). Blue screen; error 0xc000000e. Figure I've screwed up the boot somehow (some hard reboots lately after annoying lags). After disabling the boot ...
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Hard time to have a System Image backup and using Clonezilla Live

Oldfred suggested the following in an inquiry about using unallocated space as an extra partition of Ubuntu system to be used mainly for backups in "How to mount an extra partition in Ubuntu 14.04": ...
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Prevent usb HDD Sleep mode?

I'm having a problem with my computer running Ubuntu server 12.04, I have an external USB HDD plugged in for samba file sharing but after a few hours not using samba the USB HDD goes to sleep. When I ...
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mount partition on ubuntu startup in similar way when clicks on partiton

I want to mount /dev/sda8 partition on startup. For that I created a folder in /mnt/mount_folder. And edited the /etc/fstab file with following entry /dev/sda8 /mnt/mount_folder ext3 defaults 0 ...
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Cannot mount NTFS partition after formating windows ubuntu 14.04 lts

I am unable to mount an NTFS partition in Ubuntu after I formatted Windows. The cause of the problem is the same in Windows and the partition wasn't opening at all so I formatted it and the problem ...
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Import Firefox bookmarks from windows 7 (unbootable) to ubuntu using ubuntu

I have already googled the question and got an incredible answer but I have a problem with replicating it. My windows directory is on the partition called 'OS' and my username is Siba while the ...
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partition not recognized drive wont mount

I have a wicked virus on my windows drive that can't be located for some reason. Virus scans always lock up the PC which always ends in a crash. I installed Ubuntu on my external drive to operate the ...
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Reinstalling ubuntu with secondary ext4 HDD HELP!

Hi im running ubuntu/GUI as a web-server but want to install a fresh distro of ubuntu as i may be upgrading some of the hardware. my problem though is i have a secondary HDD (SDB / EXT4) 2TB which i ...
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Unable to unmount mounted device, not found in mtab

I have a usb drive (/dev/sdb) which is mounted in my system: $ mount ... /dev/sdb1 on /media/jviotti/CD8B-7D3E type vfat ...
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A partition copied with cat can't be mounted

OK, I asked it in AskDifferent, but seems that apple folks don't get the idea that everything is file in unix. Well some days ago my mac got broken, I had an Ubuntu on it and booted through it, first ...
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How to automount a share on every user on the computer? [duplicate]

I want to automount a share from a Ubuntu file-server on my Ubuntu client. I managed to actually mount it with with the following line in /etc/fstab : //192.168.1.64/myProj3kt/myProj3kt ...