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

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One USB isn't detected in lsusb but another one is

I have two USB flash drives, a SanDisk Cruzer Blade USB 2.0 (8 GB) and a Silicon Power Blaze B05 USB 3.0 (16 GB), and whilst the former both shows up in lsusb and auto-mounts1, the latter does neither....
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HDD randomly unmounted - which log file & possible causes?

For some reason today an HDD in my server decided it no longer wanted to be mounted. There was no "trigger" that I'm aware of, possibly a bad sector being read but can't be sure. Some background info ...
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How can I set future permissions and user/group for files and folders inside a parent folder?

For days, I am have been scanning the internet trying to find an answer to my questions. I have come across a lot of different options, but none of them are working for me. My situation: I recently ...
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How to copy sd card data to pc? I want to copy sd card to pc running ubuntu 15.10

I want to backup all the data from phone's SD card to PC. While simply doing copy & paste it shows an error. My phone is Motorola g 2nd gen lollipop. The customer care is of no use as they only ...
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Mount partition that requires credentials automatically on startup

I have a dual boot of two 14.04 distros on my laptop, and because of limited hard drive space, I want one install to be able to automatically mount and have read/write rights on the main partition of ...
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Accidentally changed permissions of boot partition, how to revert?

I installed two new hard drives in my computer and needed to change their ownership to my user account to be able to copy files onto the partitions, as they only received root-permissions after ...
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Mount in fstab results in S to Skip during boot

I used fstab to point zoneminder directory to a directory that is maintained under a ZFS pool/dataset. It worked fine in terminal after issuing sudo mount-a but, when I rebooted I got the S to ...
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Changing target of Docker changes /media location

This is probably just a misunderstanding of how the file system in ubuntu 14.04 works. If I to an ls /media/guy -l then the output looks like: drwx------ 2 root root 4096 Apr 6 2015 ...
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SDA with ubuntu on changes name to SDB?

So after moving in with my girlfriend, I brought my server to our new apartment. After fixing most config files to fit the new subnet, i wanted to access my harddrives. I have a 120gb SSD for system ...
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How to mount lvm2 partition from Ubuntu 15.10 live CD

I was running Ubuntu 14.10/Windows8. One day my system stopped booting and stops at the grub prompt. I am not sure what caused the problem but I suspect running Bleachbit selecting all options and as ...
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Update to Ubuntu 15.10 : Usb pendrives not mounting, Display settings not saved. Policy kit asking password repeatedly

2 days before I upgraded by system from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10 and I hope I don't come to regret it. Hardware specs : Intel 2600k, Asrock Mobo, 16gb Dddr3 ram, Graphics card : Nvidia Gtx 560ti. ...
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USB 3 External Hard drive SMART fails

I am trying to use SMART to check an external hard drive, however when i try to use SMART (from Disk) the option is greyed out and i cannot use it, whether the HDD it is mounted or not. I have ...
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can't access the merged partitions from two hard discs created when the pc was running windows 7

previously my system was running windows 7 64 bit and then created a single drive by sharing two different hard drives. Now PC is running on Ubuntu. But can't mount that partition. help me
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grub-install: error: failed to get canonical path of `/mnt/efi/boot'

I was following this tutorial, http://www.upubuntu.com/2015/08/how-to-create-bootable-windows-10-usb.html but somehow it does not work for me.. here is what I have done. $ sudo apt-get install ...
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How do I remove a deleted partition from the Ubuntu bootloader?

I had 2 different partitions, one with Ubuntu 15 and my primary with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I deleted the Ubuntu 15 partition and merged it with the main partition. At boot up the bootloader still asks ...
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Mount folder home from old installation

How to mount folder /home/bor from old installation to new installation
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I can't get into my HDD, even after I got it unlocked after fresh install of Ubutnu 14.4

The following packages have unmet dependencies: fuse-exfat : Depends: fuse-utils (>= 2.7) but it is not installable E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. mike@mike-HP-...
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Directory showing with find but not with ls

I have a 2TB ntfs disk mounted. The fstab entry looks like this /dev/disk/by-uuid/7AD35DE723741E22 /home/herb/2TB ntfs defaults,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 2 I installed a service with a web front end on the ...
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Unable to read CD/DVD

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to read my CD/DVD drive. I tried sudo lshw -C disk and after a long wait I get this output [...] *-cdrom description: DVD-RAM writer product: DVDRAM ...
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Change Permissions of Softraid

I have installed a completely clean Ubuntu Server with a 25GB partition and an 900GB Softraid partition. The 900GB is called md0. This partition is mounted as /daten. Now I want to make this to a ...
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Zoneminder saves to duplicate locations in 14.04-64

I mounted an extra hard drive with an ext4 partition to be used as described in http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/Using_a_dedicated_Hard_Drive. Note that I have to change ,x-gvfs-show to ...
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Mounting External Hard Drive on 15.10 Naming Issue

I upgraded to 15.10 using a bootable medium (USB bootable ISO). After upgrade, when I connect my external hard drive of 3 partitions, they all load up in nautilus nicely, however under a different ...
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'Blank CD' shows up in files, but external CD drive is unlisted following 'mount' command

I'm pretty new to Linux, so please pardon any misspeech or generally foolish comments. I have an HP Chromebook 14 and am running Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty via Crouton. I'm trying to burn a CD using K3b with ...
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How to mount/use logical drives created with device mapper?

Trying to split a physical volume (an SD card) into two equally sized logical volumes using 'device-mapper'. I'm new to Linux but have got as far as creating the two logical drives but I don't know ...
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USB disk does not mount: how do I check if it's broken?

I had a power failure while formatting a new usb disk and now the disk appears with lsusb and usb-devices. It also appears with dmesg, although with several errors: *~> dmesg [ 1454.904018] usb 1-...
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arc file extension backup image

I have an arc extension file (image.arc size 1.8 GB) which is a backup image. It was created by my previous staff. I don't what software he use to do the image. The question is : What software can I ...
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Tried to install Ubuntu on separate SSD but can no longer access my Windows OS

I have a 256 GB SSD and a 512 GB SSD in my desktop. I can no longer access my windows OS. I installed them on separate SSDs, but when I try to select the 500 GB drive it gives an: Error mounting /...
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Can't mount Nokia Lumia 735 on Ubuntu 15.04

Description: I connect my Nokia Lumia 735 (WP8.1) via USB to Ubuntu (last updates all in) - it "mounts" "LUMIA 735" but suddenly with the popup error "Impossibile montare "Lumia 735 (RM1038)" Errore ...
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Out of disk room? Strange partitions?

I'm having issues with a computer in my univ lab. It's not my personal machine and has been set up by past students, but I'm in charge of it currently. The computer repeatedly informs me that it's ...
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auto mount problem on 14.04

Usually when starting Ubuntu and nautilus on the left side is a section devices you could mount. However since some time Ubuntu didn't recognize my windows partitions on the same drive (or any other ...
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HDD.. I think I'm fsck'd

I am running a virtualization machine that has a few different drives. 2 are being problematic. both drives are having trouble together. both drives switched to ro opposed the norm rw. nothing ...
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ACPI PCC Probe failed and Mount failed for selinux on /sys/fs/selinux

I had to force shutdown ubuntu 14.04.03 amd64. After reboot I am facing [0.194163] ACPI PCC Probe failed error. I followed one of the solution given in forum to purge problematic grub . I purged 3.19....
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I attempted to format a HDD with Linux Encryption and have now lost my harddrive

I have recently ditched Windows due to losing my disc and product key. I have used Ubuntu in the past however cant remember a great deal. I installed from Windows 7, formatting my SSD to replace with ...
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Can not mount the drive with ubuntu

My pc is old. It cant install ubuntu or xubuntu(i did not try xubuntu. I would try it on another pc but when i pit ,y hdd, i wanted to try ubuntu on that pc). It has 2 gb ram, p4 3.0 ghz. So i took ...
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WD500 external HDD permissions - can't read & write

Help - I have an external HDD, Western Digital. It is read only, I want it read/write. I have tried sudo chmod -R 755 /media/thomas/"WD 500" however when it runs through all the rows end with 'Read ...
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Mount Remote Folder on machine without root privileges

I have the following problem. I have access as a non-sudo user to a remote machine through ssh. I want to mount a specific folder from that machine onto my linux workstation to be able to handle my ...
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pam_mount, pam_ldap and screen unlocking

I am having trouble getting these three components to work in an ldap environment: authenticate the ldap user mount a folder (type cifs) on login using pam_mount be able to unlock the screen once it ...
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Installing Ubuntu alongside Win 8.1 using Unetbootin shows error on reboot

I used Install Ubuntu without CD and USB , how? answer and used unetbootin to chose C:\ drive on my windows 8.1. The problem is that answer is only for windows 7 users exlusively. Got the boot ...
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safe migration of part of root partition

I running out of space on my "/" partition. ( because I'm stupid and I alocated just 14 GB when I was installing ubuntu just to try it ) I already migrated "/home" partition to larger disk ( from 16 ...
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Fail to mount LVM disks after VPS restore from a backup

After backup restore OS failed to boot. Recovery mode says LVM drive not found: dracut Warning: LVM vg_happy/lv_root not found Boot has failed. To debug this issue add "rdshell".. Adding ...
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Read/Write Mac Disk From Ubuntu USB

I have loaded Ubuntu on an USB key to try to recover all my files on my Mac. I have installed hfsprogs and I am trying to run: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount -t hfsplus -o force,rw /dev/sda2 $HOME/Media/...
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How to change permissions of automount?

I set up a Ubuntu 14.04 machine for my family. I noticed that when I insert a USB key it gets automounted to /media/$username/$volumename. /media/$username has an ACL that only allows $username to ...
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Can't detect internal HDin devices list Ubuntu

I am unable to detect internal HDD in ubuntu(also any external HD's). Initially it used to show the list of devices in devices column in file explorer. This is the output of fdisk -l WARNING: GPT (...
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Unable to mount Audio Disk

When I insert a particular (commercial) audio-CD, an album from a small "indie" band, I am told: Unable to mount Audio Disk Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus) This error only ...
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I can't mount my second harddisk

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my ssd and I can't mount my second hdd now. before Ubuntu it was working on windows 7. Here is my fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sda: 111,8 GiB, 120034123776 bytes, 234441648 ...
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Giving Plex permission to read and write to RAID storage

I've been having issues getting Plex to read and write to the RAID storage where we are trying to store our music/pictures. The drive is located at /media/user/storage I've read as much as I could ...
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How to mount a “Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM)” volume image in Linux?

I have MS DPM on an ISCSI lun. ISCSI is not starting so I want to mount it and backup the data. The lun just appears like a 11 TB file. If this was NTFS or VMFS on that LUN, I could use kpartx to ...
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Configure: error: cannot run C compiled programs. If you meant to cross compile, use '--host'

Following the steps of @Nephente I pass you the error and then the guide I'm using to install de package dependencies and the content of config.log: 1) Error: root@ettus-e300:~/ortp-0.22.0# ./...
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Mount second ntfs partion from second hdd

I beg pardon for possible bad english, I'm self-taught. At school I learned German =) I have problem with mounting partition from second hdd. About my system: First hdd 200 gb - here my ubuntu 15.04 ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0) on installing ubuntu 14.04

I tried to install ubuntu 14.04 on my new computer (with complete new hard drive), and I created a bootable flash with 14.04 iso, when I rebooted the computer from this flash, the linux showed me the '...