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difficulty transferring file to android phone

When I first connect my android phone, it gives me the open to open a folder, but I closed it and how I can't find it. Disconnecting and reconnecting my phone doesn't give me the a chance to open the ...
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Cannot mount SD-card in Ubuntu 12.10. Message for “bogus alignment”

After one of the updates, my Ubuntu 12.10 stopped auto-mounting the SD-card in the internal Card-reader. It is a SAMSUNG q45 laptop, and the card is a typical Sony 4GB, which works perfectly on a ...
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blocksize error when mounting ufs drive in 12.10

I have an external hard drive that I was using with a NAS4FREE computer. The computer died, and I would like to use the files on the external hard drive. NAS4FREE is based on freebsd, so the external ...
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Can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu 12.10 Server Guest Virtual Box

I have filled out the shared folder options in Settings -> Shared Folders of a shared folder with a name of 'share'. It is set to automount but when I start up the guest OS, nothing is showing up in ...
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Can not (un)mount unknown device

Recently I found an unknown device with a strange name. There is no external device connected to my computer. I would like to know what it is, where it might come from and how I can remove it. Who can ...
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How can I run a script when I unmount a particular usb drive?

I am trying to sync between a folder and usb drive, so that a) when I plug in a particular usb drive, a script runs to copy any newer files from the usb to the folder; and b) when I unmount the ...
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Unable to connect Nexus 4 with 12.10

Yesterday, when I'd connected my Nexus 4 on my laptop it still managed to read it and gave me the option for MTP or PTP. My laptop was able to detect the phone in PTP mode but not MTP. Today, when I ...
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How to mount windows partition in ubuntu 12.10

I have ubuntu 12.10 live CD, when I run this in Disks it shows only one entry of my whole drive (500GB). it's not showing my windows partitions ? How get all those partitions and mount them ?
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Can't mount ntfs disk with the certain set of permissions (root's ones)

I need to mount an ntfs disk with the certain permission and for an user alex be able to have the same as root would have. Here is my file /etc/fstab /dev/sda2 /media/win_disk ntfs-3g ...
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How can I unmount user-mounted disks under /media/$username from the command-line? [duplicate]

In Xubuntu 12.10, I can mount external disks that are attached and they appear under /media/$username/$diskname. I can unmount them by going to the desktop, right-clicking, waiting 6 seconds or so, ...
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Two home folder. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi to all, Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.10. It's very nice and I like it very much. I have a few doubts about folders, as I was previously using Windows. In Windows, I have 3 local disks C,D,E. Now ...
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Mounting samba share with root priveleges 12.10

How to permanently mount samba share with root priveleges? I've used this FAQ but still getting the same error. The point is i don't want to send credentials in plane text. User credentials file: ...
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Ubuntu doesn't mount my hard disk

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a USB stick it kept running very well and I could access my hard disk and other removable media, until suddenly I can't access the hard disk and any other removable ...
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how can I display mounted partitions in unity (ubuntu 12.10)

I have a couple of mounted volumes ( under /media and ~/ ), but neither of which will ever display on my unity bar. I do however see both volumes listed in nautilus. What's interesting is that no ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't load after grub

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad SL-510. The computer has been working for several weeks now with no problems. Today when I turned the computer on I got a blank purple screen. ...
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Error message: unable to mount location Ubuntu 12.10

When trying to open the internal hard drive, the error message: unable to mount location, can't mount file appears. Note: Ubuntu was installed over windows
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How to find internal hard drive when booting from USB?

Trying to rescue a friend's computer. Put Ubuntu 12.10 on a Flash drive, changed the boot order, and fired it up; no problem. But now that I'm in, I can't seem to find the internal drive! Any ...
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Copying from mount share drive to local folder through script

This is my first time trying to work with Linux Scripts so this may be something obvious. Here is what I am trying to do: Remove all contents from local folder - rm /home/user/Documents/Exercise/ ...
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Why am I unable to mount my cd/dvd drives?

Sorry to ask this question which has been asked by dozens of other people, but it seems that though the symptoms may be the same, most people have different issues. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer ...
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I am having difficulties reinstalling 12.10 and need help

My reinstall of Ubuntu 12.10 seems to be taking forever. I see occasional notes that come up in the small window reporting events, but they mean nothing to me. I was tempted to hit the having trouble ...
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How can I make the network boot before mountall in 12.10?

How can I make the network boot service come up before mountall loads network shares in 12.10? Currently, mountall attempts to mount network shares before the network drivers are loaded during the ...
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Manual mounting of cifs works fine, but not in fstab

I have a mounting problem that drives me mad at the moment... Using the manual mounting command sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.1.1/shareName /media/shareName -o ...
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Mount NTFS partition with write access for everyone

How can I mount a NTFS partition so that all user accounts on my machine have write access? My mount options are nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-show,nobootwait,uid=1000,gid=1002,fmask=113,dmask=002 ...
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How to mount external drive directly under “/media/” and not under “/media/username/”?

I have been facing a new and annoying problem after installing Apache2 on my new 12.10 distribution. I have done this at least 20 times before with older distributions and had no problems up until ...
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startup problem : the disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present (12.10)

hi this message is appearing during start up, I'm a bit of a Linux noob and have no idea how to remedy this or what it even means. I also realise this is almost an exact replica of a question that has ...
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Unable to mount flash drive or SD/SDHC card in Device/dev/sdf* already mounted at '/media/usb*'

But when I look in the Home folder they show up in the left hand section and I have full access. It looks like I have caused an unintended consequence in trying to find solutions to an earlier ...
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How do I prevent directories mounted with 'bind' from appearing on 'Devices' on nautilus?

I have these lines in the fstab # binds /media/DataNtfs/Music /home/can/Music none rw,bind /media/DataNtfs/Pictures /home/can/Pictures none ...
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Ubuntu goes into read-only mode randomly

For the last few days, my Ubuntu 12.10 has been going to read-only mode randomly, making me unable to save any edited files, and forcing me to restart my computer, which is a pain because this is the ...
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Changing default mount point of external HDD

I know hot to assign a mount point to my usb hdd(ntfs) in terminal but as soon as it's unmounted and mounted again, it goes back to default folder that is /media/Seagate Expansion Drive What i did so ...
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The disk tray won't open when I press the button

I'm trying to open the disk tray in Lubuntu 12.10 and nothing is happening. This can't be a mechanical failure because it works fine in Windows XP, and I'm posting it here because there are no ...
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how can i mount partitons in recovery mode

I am unable to login to my account and I want to back up my data from Documents folder so I need to know how to mount other partitions from recovery mode. How can I do this? mv ...
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1answer
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Mounting samba share in using fstab

I tried to mount a samba share from the local network to a folder in my PC. I added the following line in fstab sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.1.5/my/folder/ /home/mounts/localmount/ But when I do ...
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I Have Ubuntu 12.10. Boot Error Mount / [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I avoid the “S to Skip” message on boot? 1) Power on 2)Bios 3) Grub 4)Select Ubuntu 5)An error occurred while mounting /. Press s to skip mounting or M for manual ...
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Unable to mount O2 HiLink Huawei E3131 Ubunutu 12.10

When trying to connect to the internet with an Hilink Huawei E3131 I get Unable to mount O2 HiLink Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/gman/O2 HiLink: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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How do I create a file system / partition / volume that would appear in the side bar of my file manager?

Is there a specific mount point to use for a partition so that it would appear separately in the side pane? I mean that it would appear separately in the left pane of PCManFM or Thunar the way ...
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How can I modify the default behaviour of Ubuntu 12.04 (& 12.10) to prevent a symbolic link from /dev/shm to /run/shm ever being created on boot up?

Whilst installing Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Ubuntu 12.04 by following the Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 howto and have encountered the Oracle memory target problem with ...
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Can't access other drives

My 500 gb hard drive with windows 7 has recently crashed with all my personal files on it. I have called HP and have a new hdd in the mail but I am unable to remove old files from the old hdd. I am ...
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1answer
640 views

How to show mount icons on the desktop, in gnome classic?

In the pre-unity days, when a device was (auto)mounted, a icon used to show on the desktop. Currently, I have Ubuntu 12.10 in classic mode - is there a way to get the same behavior?
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Ubuntu 12.10 not mounting internal hard drives [closed]

Hi I am a noob and I have no idea what I am doing. I just started using UBUNTU 12.10 and I do like the interface very much. I am not savy with the hip lingo of linux, so spare me the who I know what I ...
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Automount external hdd in fluxbox ubuntu -12.10 commandline install

I did the following: Install command line interface with ubuntu alternate install 12.10 in vmwareplayer5(9.2.2) After the base system was installed: sudo apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade, ...
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Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sda5

How can I solve this problem? Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sda5: Command-line `mount "/media/naymar/skool"' exited with non-zero exit status 1: [mntent]: line 2 in /etc/fstab is bad ...
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Redirected to log in screen 12.10 [closed]

So, i installed ubuntu 12.10 in windows 7 and everything was running fine, i configured some stuff, installed some programs and registered to ubuntu one. nothing major. today though i tried signing ...
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2answers
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Mount and unmount errors when usb is connected in 12.10.

I just installed 12.10 and noticed some strange behaviour every time I connect a USB storage device. It reports I already have the device mounted by a different user but there is only one user account ...
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3answers
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Why do my desktop folder links keep breaking whenever I turn off?

I keep trying to make a link to my Windows account on the C: drive, however it keeps messing up everytime I reboot the system. It will say that the link is broken and to move to trash. This is how I ...
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Issues mounting WD 320 External in 12.10

So, I'm a brand new user to this OS. I'm trying to access my external Western Digital MyBook 320gb USB HD, but the automount feature isn't working. I've read and attempted several suggestions from ...
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CD dirve not mounted

CD drive not mounted afetr I moved to Kubuntu 12.10. My laptop is an Acer Aspire 5670. Any suggestions, guys? Thanks
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Cdrom is mounted, but where?

A Nautilus folder will be opened automatically when inserting a CD in a drive. It is under Devices with name Audiodisk. As long as the files are accessed via Nautilus everything is fine. The problem ...
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mount/unmount issues while restarting/shutting down (not mounted / is busy)

When restarting or shutting down Ubuntu 12.10 the clean (graphic screen) process is interrupted by the following messages: * Deactivating swap ... [ OK ] * mount: /run/lock: not mounted [ fail ] * ...
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I cant see my windows drive in ubuntu

I'm n00ber than any n00b you ever seen, so bear with me... I just downloaded wubi and installed ubuntu 12.10 along with Windows 7 on the same HDD. Linux works fine, but doesnt show files from drive ...
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No other users can access external hdd since upgrade to 12.10

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 no other user can access the external hdd. This is awkward as its a family pc and we use the hdd to store music and save backups across the several accounts. The ...