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Trying to move usr and home to usb drive

I'm running Ubuntu through crouton on a Chromebook 14 and since the system only has 18GB of space I want to put /home and /usr on a 32GB flash drive that I will have attached to the system. I have ...
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Cannot mount second drive at “/”

I have a second drive that I want to be mounted at the root. The drive contains the following folders: /home /shared I want those two folders to be accessible at "/". I can mount the drive at ...
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ecryptfs mounts as read only

I did the following (http://haridas.in/how-to-put-encrypted-contents-on-cloud-storages.html), and after mounting, the mounted dir is read-only filesystem: I created two dirs: one to /home/user/dir1 ...
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how to mount file type

I have recently imaged some floppy disks to img files. the disks had some bad blocks. So I am trying to figure out the File system type, so that i can mount, and repair the files. I tried $ sudo ...
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How to unmount when umount hangs due to disconnected disk?

I have an external disk connected via USB that was accidentally disconnected uncleanly. Now lsing the directory in which it was mounted gives Input/output error. umounting the directory simply hangs. ...
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How to mount an image (.img) and find out the filesystem type as a disk in Ubuntu?

I've tried to do mount -o loop file.img /mnt/img but it asks me the mount: you must specify the filesystem type then I could edit and unmount normally umount /mnt/img/ How do I check the ...
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lsblk and fdisk show no filesystem on hfs+ OS X partition

A b-tree node error has caused my macbook (Mavericks) to crash. Disk Utility and /sbin/fsck -fy do not fix the problem. So, I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS live on a USB stick in an effort to grab my ...
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Using command line for operating on files and folders mounted on windows partition

I have a dual boot system with win8 and Ubuntu saucy. Can I use the command line to copy/move/edit/delete files and folders located on the windows partition? How do I set the path to that??
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HDD unresponsive, possibly corrupt ext4

What I did wrong A few days ago, due to the lack SATA cables, I was hot-swapping the data cable between two hard drives in my media PC. I did unmount all partitions before removing the cable, and ...
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Can't read/edit existing files

I have Ubuntu (Lubuntu 12.04) installed on sd card which i use in mk802 mini pc. When i mount sd card on my PC (Ubuntu 12.04) there is no possibility to read/edit files related to ssh (e.g. ...
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How a tmp folder set on a mounted folder from another ntfs drive does can report free space from that drive to Audacity?

I have set the tmp folder for Audacity on a mounted folder from a target ntfs drive. But I've seen that Audacity does not see the free space from that ntfs drive but instead the free space from the ...
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Will Ubuntu 13.10 boot if I enable compression on / which is a btrfs volume

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on btrfs and the installer created the following fstab: UUID=0eff8daf-5924-4a1f-922c-ec82ec594dc0 / btrfs defaults,subvol=@ 0 0 ...
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Can /mnt be safely excluded from system backup? What is BootInfo and boot-sav?

I would normally think to exclude /mnt from a system backup then simply remake the empty dir on restoring the system, should the need arise, with mkdir /mnt. I'm curious however at the directory ...
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unable to mount 63GB File system [duplicate]

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 14: Windows is hibernated, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sda5': Operation not permitted The NTFS partition is hibernated. Please resume and ...
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145 views

btrfs mount options not working

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS I converted my data drives with btrfs. I first did apt-get update before installing btrfs-tools. Unfortunately, that still only installed version 0.19 I can mount the ...
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File System and Mount Point

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7. The Partition that Ubuntu picked up on and tried to install on, wasn't big enough. I created a new partition but I need the File System that ...
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How do I get /proc/fs/cifs/Stats on 12.04.3 (cifsiostat not working)?

cifsiostat (from sysstat) does not work for me on 12.04.3. Most likely due to the fact that /proc/fs/cifs/Stats does not exist. All the other files expected there exist: ➜ ~ ls -l /proc/fs/cifs ...
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Mounting usb on NAND partiion

I want to write the uboot.bin to my NAND flash partiton i.e, on /dev/mtd0 So I copied uboot.bin file to USB. I need to mount USB on NAND. How to mount USB on NAND? So that I can use dd commamd to ...
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1answer
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What is the correct fstab entry for automounting a remote filesystem? [closed]

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to arrange for a remote filesystem to be automounted on startup. I have the following entry for it in fstab: hpmediavault:/shares/Volume1/FileShare ...
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System upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 Filesystem check or mount failed

I got started the system upgrade. Unfortunately, my upgrade just froze in the middle of the installation and I, was prompted to force my PC down by pressing the reset button. Now my Ubuntu won't to ...
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Mount unknown filesystem exfat [closed]

Error mounting /dev/sda6 at /media/gkp/Backup: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid" "/dev/sda6" "/media/gkp/Backup"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: unknown ...
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Why can't I mount my flash drive on Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 [duplicate]

When I try to mount my flash drive (A Kingston DT 101 G2) , nautilus gives me this error message: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/alex/B255-E6AD: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o ...
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1answer
352 views

How to mount EXT4 drives from another system

I had a testbed 13.04 server which had a boot volume partitioned into three, root, swap and Workspace as well as two other drives running in raid 1. The Workspace and raid volumes were setup using LVM ...
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950 views

Trying to mount backup of /dev/sda as ext4 for recovery, fdisk reports invalid partition table

I used dd if=/dev/sda of=~/backup.img where /dev/sda was an ext4 filesystem. I want to perform recovery on it which means I need to mount it as ext4 filesystem using extundelete application. Can ...
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1answer
1k views

Mount disc Xfs filesystem

How can I mount a disc with a xfs file system? I'm using sudo mount /dev/sdc2 /media/mntiomega i receive the error: you must specify the filesystem
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How to fix Incorrect filesystem property information? [duplicate]

My hard drive has four partitions. Windows 80gb Ubuntu Linux 70gb Storage 530gb Recovery 14gb I used Gparted (booted Linux from pen drive) to remove 30 GB from storage and subsequently ...
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Why has Ubuntu moved the default mount points?

Why has Ubuntu and many other Linux distributions moved the default mount points from /media to /media/$USER Example I plug in a USB drive and it's name is EXT4-250GB-USB it used to show up in ...
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1k views

EXT4 Filesystem seems to have disappeared

I previously had an LVM consisting of a few different drives, including two 4TB Seagate USB's. I migrated my data off the drives. Copy -> Shrink -> Copy -> Shrink Once the drive was removed I ...
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1answer
734 views

How do I mount my main internal ext4 drive on a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04? (Acer c7 320GB HDD)

First of all I am a brand-newbie to linux/ubuntu. Second, I have searched on my own for a way to do this for 4 hours and just can't quite find it or find it explained the right way. I apologize if ...
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2answers
97 views

How do you know, using the CLI, the type of partition that corresponds to its id?

fdisk, and many other partition programs list the partition tables using a code or id for the partition type of each partition listed. How do you know the type of the partition, the type name (in ...
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379 views

Non existing Mount Points fails to automount on boot, How to fix this?

I think I've messed up something with my partition mount points. OK, this is the thing. When I have been fresh installing Ubuntu 12.10 from a Live CD, I made all my partitions with ext4 file system ...
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250 views

My Kindle 4 is no longer recognized: how can I get it to work again?

when my Kindle was connected to my Ubuntu laptop it suddenly rebooted.. all the documents are gone and it is no longer recognized by Ubuntu. I have reformatted the partition (fat32) using gparted, ...
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1answer
601 views

Why to explicitly mention filesystem type while mounting?

I want to understand the filesystem concepts of linux. I tried my best to collect info from internet before posting here .But I really got confused when i read lot of sites on internet..What i ...
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1answer
389 views

How to know where plugged device was mounted?

For example I have 3G modem. When I plug it in USB port it becomes /dev/ttyACM0. How can I see if device is really connected at all, what proper commands to see listings of connected devices (not ...
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1answer
594 views

Error mounting disk image using guestmount

In trying to get qemubuilder to work, I'm using guestmount to mount an image (base-i386.qemu) on a temporary directory (/run/shm/qemu.3430) without needing root permissions. I am running Ubuntu ...
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1answer
230 views

How to set password for hdd partition mounting

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 x86_64. I have one extra ext4 partition of 90 GB beside my / partition. I want to ask the user to enter a password whenever he/she tries to mount that extra partition by say ...
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ext4 is full but checked OK with fsck and badsector and shows plenty of free space

I need your opinion on this, any idea welcomed: I have a PC with separated / and /home FSs. The root fs has ext4 on sda5, Ubuntu is Precise Pangolin LTS 3.2.0-40-generic-pae. I had a package update ...
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1answer
685 views

'mount -t ntfs-3g' Fails (exit code 1) but 'ntfs-3g' Succeeds

I'm currently on 12.04LTS and I've installed a couple of updates. (not sure which) Now my nautilus cannot mount any NTFS partition (complaining about exit code 1), and indeed sudo mount -t ntfs-3g ...
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1answer
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Fail to mount on boot

I have just created a Ubuntu server and all is working well however at boot I receive the following error message which is causing problems. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 Here is the error any ...
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Avoiding character code problems in file names

Even though I have always been careful when copying files between partitions of different type, I repeatedly ran into the problem that after copying file names on the target disk where corrupted. ...
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What do I do when my root filesystem is full?

My / folder is reading as full and I can't update software or do anything. Not sure what I'm doing wrong here. $ df -h Results: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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1answer
112 views

How to give priority to auto-mount on boot in Ubuntu 12.10?

One of those things that I like in Ubuntu 12.10, is that for some reason my ntfs partition is automatically mounted on boot, without having to use some application like ntfs-config. However, it's not ...
4
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1answer
2k views

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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1answer
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Mount USB drive with write permissions for everyone or specific user

I know there are similar questions but I get some specific problem I can't overcome. I have: HDD split into two partitions. /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2. sdb1 is NTFS and I don't need it. I need sdb2 ...
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1answer
665 views

Unable to Mount Location Can't mount file

I am new to ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 12.10 and then at the installation process defined the partition and mount parameters. e.g. /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2 /dev/sda3 so on... But after the ...
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Read-only SD cards

I've got an IcyBox USB hub/card reader combo in my computer, running Ubuntu 12.10. It's got an issue with SD cards. It always mounts them read-only, regardless of the write-lock switch. This is ...
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540 views

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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mounting yaffs2 filesystem on ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I want to mount a yaffs2 partition on my system. The kernel version is 3.0.16, which does not support yaffs2. So I downloaded and built it. Copied the .ko file to /lib/modules/.../fs/yaffs2/yaffs.ko ...
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How do I retrieve my files if mounting gives me a “bad superblock” error?

I got my Ubuntu 12.04 corrupted after a sudden power cut. I've tried to retrieve my data from a live USB but I am not able to mount my main disk (/dev/sda1). It gives me a error about a bad super ...
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3answers
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How to mount a yaffs2 filesystem

I have a .img file that uses the yaffs2 filesystem (an Android partition image) that I want to mount. I can't seem to do it with the mount command. How can I do this? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Also, I ...