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

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Ubuntu 14.04: Sync Dropbox Folder to SD Card

My Dropbox folder is on an SD card. When I have to reboot my computer, Dropbox apparently tries to connect with the folder before it's mounted and returns an error. I have to sign into Dropbox each ...
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Mounted filesystems - what are these?

After running a program called hardinfo, I received this output four mounted systems: none /sys/fs/cgroup 0,00 % (4,0 KiB of 4,0 KiB) udev /dev 0,00 % (1,9 GiB of 1,9 GiB) tmpfs /run ...
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Error mounting ntfs partition

Sometime when i start my computer, i can't access my hard drive and the computer gives me the following message: Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/mramaninho/Software: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" ...
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Fat32 mounting as read only

I've edited my /etc/fstab to contain the following: UUID=F285-17E1 /media/TV-1 vfat rw 0 0 UUID=6CBA-1DEC /media/TV-2 vfat rw 0 0 UUID=7D3B-170D /media/TV-3 vfat rw 0 0 UUID=BBFF-1EE4 ...
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External Bluray unit won't mount

I have recently bought an ASUS SBW-06D2X-U external USB Bluray unit for my Dell Vostro 3350 i7 notebook. I pluged it as instructed, with an external power source, but the unit just flashes and never ...
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Removable HDD defined in fstab causing problems at startup when not present

Recently I made some edits in my fstab file after some change in my partitions. (check Partitions mounted with fstab, not opening from Nautilus nor Unity sidebars ) In the process I wanted to include ...
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Partitions mounted with fstab, not opening from Nautilus nor Unity sidebars

I had recently changed my partitions (reducing Windows partition to give more storage for Linux), and I used fstab to have convenient access to my file system. I have not problem using these ...
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Unable to mount folders from Ubuntu NFSv4 server on MACBOOK PRO

Everyone I am unable to mount the folder on my MACBOOK Pro from Ubuntu NFSV4 server. However everything works when i mount the files on Centos VM. Here is the output of "showmount -e" command ...
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Can't mount dvd

I get this error: Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/stefan/UDF Volume: exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: block device /dev/sr0 is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: /dev/sr0: can't ...
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gdisk before umount -> file system corrupted

I think I did something stupid, but I don't know how to fix it... Please help: I connected a NTFS format 2TB HDD to my ubuntu, and would like to format it to ext4 I mounted it, and copied the files ...
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Simple Extended Ntfs Volume [on hold]

I have a disk which has 3 simple volumes. Second and third part are combined to extend 3 volume. Windows read this partitions but my ubuntu can't read them and mount. How can I solve this?
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Mount Windows Network Folder with Write Permissions but Without fstab Entry

Of course, you can mount a windows network folder quite easily in Linux/Ubuntu. sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.2/NAME /media/USER/DIR -o username=USERNAME,password=PASWORD Is there any way to grant ...
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An error occurred while mounting /

for no reason I have not been able to boot Ubuntu 14.04 today. Splash screen at first displayed "An error occurred while mounting /". I tried to do filesystem check: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fsck.ext4 ...
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Can't update grub on persistent live USB

I'm trying to update grub on my live usb and I get the following error: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo update-grub /usr/sbin/grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of `/cow'. Any ideas? Nothing I ...
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share a disk to multiple host while maintaining data consistency

I have multiple hosts which will have disks (filesystem to be created on it and mounted) coming through backend storage. 1> One way of doing this can be - Map disk to one Host A, and export same ...
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How to burn files from a NAS?

I store my data on a NAS. After I mounted the folder that contains the file I want to write to the disk, I simply open Brasero and add the file from the mounted folder. I start the burning process and ...
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Can't access files from a live USB's “casper-rw ” due to Permission Issues

A few days ago I got some old pictures off a broken Windows computer using an Ubuntu LiveUSB. I saved the files onto the pictures section of the Live USB then, thinking I had finished, I got rid of ...
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can anyone help me with my usb drive?

It shows up in disks, but I can't format it. this is what i got when i type lsusb in a terminal: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 064e:c336 Suyin Corp. Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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Mount a NTFS drive with Junction point

My desktop has 3 physical hard drives and I dual boot between Win7 and Kubuntu 14.04. I have a 250G drive with Windows on it, a 200GB drive for Linux and a 1TB drive for data. When I set the ...
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extundelete - failed to read-only open device “/dev/sdb”: Error code 2133571347

I have a Synology NAS with a Raid 1 setup that I recently accidentally deleted a shared folder with data I want back. I shut down the NAS and booted into a machine with a Ubuntu Live Cd and attached ...
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Stop asking for authentication to mount USB stick

My Ubuntu 14.04 is asking for my password to mount or unmount an USB stick. How can I change it, so that the mount is automatic and no password input is required ? This is about mounting arbitrary ...
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How to write to read-only file system? [closed]

I installed Linux Mint 17 after Ubuntu 14.04 And my SD card which was accessible is now read only. I tried to remount it: nazar@lelyak-desktop /media/nazar $ sudo mount -o remount,rw ...
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exFAT pagefile.sys size Error on dualboot with Windows 8.1

I have a dualboot with Ubuntu 14.04 running beside Windows 8.1. I store all my data on an exFAT-formatted partition so I can access them from both of my OS'es. It worked fine for the longest time, but ...
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Ubuntu does not mount other partitions

I have dualbooted ubuntu 14.04 together with Windows 8.1. i wanted to extend the partition for ubuntu so i used gparted. i moved a partition to the left then restarted, i was unable to extend the ...
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CIFS won't reconnect to Samba share on request

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server which writes to a number of Windows machines shared folders over samba. I have all the cifs shares setup in /etc/fstab and they connect perfectly when the server boots up ...
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Windows hibernation: why lubuntu is prevented to mount a partition on which the hiberfil.sys is not present?

I am aware why linux doesn't mount the hibernated windows system partition -- due to the hibernation flag. As far as I am aware, the hiberfil.sys is stored on windows system partition, then why does ...
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EXT4-fs errors and sd errors. Rejecting I/O to offline device

System Configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 server 64bit HP Proliant dl140 g3 32gb of RAM Intel X5365 quad core 3GHz LSI SAS1068 2x WD black 2TB SATA HDDs in RAID 1 Errors: [ 2044.430919] EXT4-fs (sda1): ...
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How to mount local disk on Ubuntu

i am using ubuntu on my server and only access i have is via SSH. I need to add new disk to it but i am not able to do it how ever i try. I hope for your help: Output for : fdisk -l Disk /dev/xvdb: ...
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Partitions errors and boot issues

My partition table is this WHAT DO I DO WITH THIS!!!! /dev/sda Free Space 1MB /dev/sda1 efi 536MB 33MB /dev/sda2 495843MB unknown /dev/sda3 swap 3725MB ...
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I moved files to NTFS and cant start GUI in ubuntu 14.10

The problem showed up when i moved folders with cache to my ntfs drive and made symbolic links to it (don't quite remember exact locations of them /var/cache , /var/tmp I guess also /home/roman/.cache ...
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SD Card reader not picking up UUID whilst mounting root

I've put the root of a Trusty install on a flash SD card, which I will eventually configure as read only, using an overlayFS to make some necessary parts writable, such as /etc. I know it might sound ...
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How to automount VMWare shared folder on Ubuntu guest?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VMWare as guest, with a Windows 8.1 host. I'm trying to make my shared folders available in /home/alex/shared on start up. VMWare tools are installed and the folders are ...
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Ultrabay Slim DVD Playback on ThinkPad X230

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X230 that came with a docking station equipped with a Serial Ultrabay Slim. It came with a DVD drive in it and I'm trying to work out how to play DVDs (or use it at all!) but ...
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Mounting Android and copying files over MTP truncates files by 32 bytes

Nexus 5 with stock Android 4.4.4 Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS If I plug my phone into my computer, it's automatically detected and mounted. Using nautilus I can navigate to my DCIM/Camera folder and ...
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Buffer I/O errors

I notice that when I unmount my external HDD I sometimes getting messages in my logs which saying: Buffer I/O error on device sdX, logical block XX Where the X stands for the device for example: ...
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Auto mount XFS volume at startup s for skip m for manual recovery

I have moved my Music collection to XFS spinning platter volume sda1. I have chowned volume to user, but still XFS~I will not auto mount when set through disks: # /etc/fstab: static file system ...
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Best way to mount /tmp in fstab?

What is the best way (options, those numbers on the end) to mount a /tmp partition in /etc/fstab in terms of security and speed on a desktop (laptop) computer (read: not server)? I've heard about ...
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Ripping CD's with EAC in wine

I'd like to use EAC to rip audio CD's. The problem is, I can't seem to get WINE to recognize the CD drive on my laptop. Because the CD is audio I cannot mount it. I have already tried creating an ...
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Mount and access encrypted LVM on second drive

On one machine I have an encrypted LUKS container around an LVM on /dev/sda that I can boot into. On the same machine is a second drive with an encrypted LUKS container around an LVM on /dev/sdb (that ...
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How to read/mount full ubuntu volume from now external hard drive

Yesterday I decided to upgrade my laptop hard drive to an SSD. I was previously running Ubuntu 14.04 on the HDD that came with it. I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 on the SSD. I would like to mount up ...
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Unable to mount usb thumb drive due to write protection

I have a thumb drive called EndroCraft-Lin, that all of a sudden turned read only, then became unable to be mounted. It's a PNY 8GB usb stick, that's formatted to an ext4 filesystem. Here's the error: ...
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How do I Unpack/repack ext4 Android system images?

I have downloaded a .img file to use on my Android device. i use this topic XDA-DEVELOPERS !! but that method not worked for all ext4 img files but that method not worked for all ext4 img files and ...
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Moving documents folder to a Windows Network Share

Well I've recently switched to Linux :) I'm enjoying it so far! Back in my old Windows set-up, I used to have all my documents saved on a network computer in a folder that corresponded to the ...
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Script to edit program launch command in terminal

I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04/Win7 pc. I have all my music in my Windows drive (D: drive). If I need to play from library in rhythmbox, I have to first open/mount my D: drive, so that rhythmbox ...
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how to use remaining free space using parted or fdisk [closed]

i have 6TB of disk space and after i installed centos 6.1, it only accumulated 2TB of disk space. when i used parted, i have a free space of +3TB. how can i mount the remaining free space? this is ...
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Mounting ubuntu 14.04 host folder into VirtualBox guest Ubuntu 12.04 directory

I have a host ubuntu machine running ubuntu 14.04. I would like to share it home folder - let say /home/ln. I have installed a virtual machine using virtuabox running ubuntu 12.04. I want to share all ...
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Weird NTFS partition display

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC next to Windows 8.1. I have a second HDD which I use to save my documents etc... I have partitioned the disk (SDB) in four NTFS partitions (I made them in ...
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Can't Mount NTFS drive “The disk contains an unclean file system”. Unable to read-only and locked out of windows [duplicate]

Unable to access my windows partition. Windows won't boot as well. Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/reinardy/C2D23EBFD23EB80D: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Unable to acces my hard drive volumes [duplicate]

When i try to open a volume it says Unable to access 555gb volume Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/maan/E6B86A3CB86A0AFF: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How can I get my 1TB drive to mount and unlock?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 1TB hard drive on my computer. I wanted to try UbuntuMATE on an old 40GB hard drive and installed it on the 40GB hd. I had my 1TB hard drive plugged in while ...