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

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Setting up LVM Snapshot as a backup/restore point in ubuntu on an external drive

Here is a good article on how to use LVM Snapshot as backup/restore. But the thing is I would like to have that backup saved on my external hard drive. This was my approach: Create snapshot of ...
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How to disable “Location is already mounted” message?

Every time I put a blank CD or DVD into my drive I get this annoying message Location is already mounted. I've tried disabling it by going to About This Computer --> Removable Media and setting ...
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Creating partition in ubuntu

In my system I have only one partition when I am executing command fdisk -l it is showing result .. Disk /dev/sda: 465.8 GiB, 500107862016 bytes, 976773168 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 ...
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not able to access local drives

I m beginner for Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS along with Windows 10 in my laptop. In widows I am able to access all local drives of hard disk. When I use Ubuntu it also shows all drives ...
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Unable to load Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 with Promise FastTrak TX2650 configured as RAID1

I am very new to linux and hope that you guys will be able to help me out. I have TWO 1TB drives configured as RAID 1 using the PROMISE RAID BIOs setup. POP in the installation disc and started the ...
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USB stick not recognised Kubuntu 15.04

After formatting my usb stick to ntfs it doesn't get recognised (neither in Kubuntu 15.04 nor in windows 7) This is what I get when I run lsusb (with my usb stick inserted): Bus 004 Device 002: ID ...
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How to modify Ubuntu to store network login credentials across boots

I have been using unity for several months. A common problem is a network keyring is not getting saved. For example: There is a NAS attached to the local wifi. The NAS appears in the file explorer ...
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Nautilus hangs up unexpectedly when I try to see a mounted NTFS partition

I don't know why I can't see this NTFS partition on nautilus. It mounts ok, but nautilus doesn't show it, and when I try to see it, nautilus crash. BUT I can access the partition from the terminal, in ...
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minidlna not finding media share on startup

I run minidlna in a vm using KVM. The vm accesses the media shares on a RAID on the host using NFS. Every night the server suspends to disk using RTCwake and restarts the following evening. I changed ...
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no block devices found! where is my HDD?

I have a problem with my hdd, which I cannot find it with gparted neither smartctrl. I cannot mount and access to /sda. there is no /sdb neither. accidentally, I removed my partition table during ...
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Samba/nfs mounts on laptop

The 'mount' utility really frustrating me, when I use this for cifs/nfs mounts. My laptop runs Kubuntu 15.04 and I have a Synology NAS in my home network. The problem here is the my laptop is... a ...
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recover the Drive

I had windows 10 in parallel with my Ubuntu 14.04 and I format one of its drive volume. There was an option, erase but overwrite existing data with all zeroes(slow). I chose that and format the ...
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How to recover encrypted partition after ubuntu 15.04 upgrade?

Currently I'm facing a situation where my encrypted partition shows unallocated space after installing 15.04. Keep in mind that my OS is on 240GB Drive and the Encrypted Disk is 3.0TB Hard Disk that ...
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How to fix UNABLE TO MOUNT CORRUPTED SYSTEM USB FILES

This is my problem: UNABLE TO MOUNT dvd Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/personal/dvd: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" ...
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How to Fuse Mount into Home Folders - After EcryptFS is mounted?

Question: In Linux, how do you automate a folder to be mounted into a User's Home Folder? -- But with these constraints: Only After their Encrypted Home Folder has been mounted -- so the mount ...
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Make mounted media use the “noatime” property

How can I configure Ubuntu (15.04) to use the "noatime" property with any media that I mount (whether it be flash-drives, SD-cards, etc.)? I understand that partitions that are mounted on start-up can ...
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HDD Full Causing Server to Show 404 Not Found?

Here is my situation root@nalsec:~# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on rootfs 20G 19G 0 100% / /dev/root 20G 19G 0 100% / devtmpfs 16G 0 ...
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unable to log-in normally in ubuntu 15.04

whenever i try to log in its always shows me accpi failed (AMD GRAPHICAL DRIVER). after sometimes its moved to emergency mode . after that i moving to recovery mode to bypass graphical error , i ...
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Cant mount all the drives through File manager (Nautilus?)

I am using Ubuntu and Ubuntu variants. Many times, I can't access any other drives than the drive named "Computer" in my File manager. What is the problem here and how do I fix it?
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How to get 14.04 LTS to read SD card, or mount, or test to see if it recognizes the internal hardware?

Hi so I've been ghosting around on this website, looking for an answer to why I can't get my computer to recognize the SD drive. I'm fairly beginner on ubuntu. I understand some of the line prompts, ...
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Pc wont boot, I'm kinda new to ubuntu and don't know what to do

So I'll press the power button and it will say: [0.482250] ACPI PCC probe failed. starting version 219 [1.938863] EXT4-fs (sda1): ext4_check_descriptors: Checksum for group 4017 failed ...
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USB External Hard Drive Now giving I/O errors when trying to mount

Well, yesterday I plugged in my Seagate Expansion Drive to transfer things off my laptop and I get a input/output error for one file. But it worked like three days ago. Now, I've read to boot into ...
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linux machine is having Memory errrowith Permantly mounted NFS and Smb Drives

i have Ubuntu version 15.04 server and i have mapped some NFS and SMB network drives to it. this Network Drives contain the MXf files. same Ubuntu server is also A web server so what i am doing that i ...
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Grub fails to load Ubuntu Server when there's a USB hard disk is plugged

I added fstab entry to mount my USB hard disk on system boot without having to sudo mount This is the format I used in fstab: UUID=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX /myhdd ntfs ...
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install virtualbox ubuntu 14.04 error:Media change: please insert the disc labeled

I try to install virtualbox on my ubuntu 14.04 but I get this message on terminal: Media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Release amd64 (20140722.2)' in ...
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A device/partition doesn't open through gnome nautilus interface

When I want to open/mount a device/volume in nautilus interface ("Devices" in the left), it hangs in seconds and then it closes. The funny part is that the device keeps mounted and I can access it ...
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Internal SATA not detected

http://paste.ubuntu.com/12332274/ ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo gpart -l sudo: gpart: command not found ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo parted -l Model: SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro (scsi) Disk /dev/sdb: 2049MB Sector size ...
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How do I bind a folder in Ubuntu

First I tried sudo mount --bind /path1 /path2 It showed error can't find in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab So I tried these methods /path1 /path2 bind defaults,bind 0 0 and this one also /path ...
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Mounting by NFS a NAS in Ubuntu 14.04

I can mount by NFS two shared folders of my NAS (a Synology D414 Slim) by enabling the NFS service of the NAS and by going in the configuration setting of each shared folder of the NAS and by mapping ...
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copying sd card without deleting partitions

I have an SD card that shows up two partitions say /dev/disk3s1 /dev/disk3s2, I unmounted both and now I am about to copy some raspbery ubuntu distro on the SD card sudo dd if=/some/path.img ...
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Dislocker mounts Bitlocker drive as read-only -is this normal? How can I make it rw?

So I mounted my Bitlocker drive thanks to Dislocker but one thing I noticed is, it's read only. Lol Command I used to mount: mount -o loop dislocker-file /media/mount How can I make it read and ...
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booting problem

I am using Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Now while switch on my system, I can see below comments and stopped booting. Can anyone please answer to resolve this issue? please give simplified answer am not much aware ...
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Why wont my home folder decrypt I have the mount phrase

I have both my root password and mount phrase. The goal is to decrypt and copy the files to a external drive. I tried to update to gnome 3.16 from gubuntu 15.04 gnome version 3.14 and I have not been ...
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Drive address split?

The Ubuntu box I use as a media server seems to have done something odd with one of its' disks, and I'm not really even sure how to describe it. As shown in the screenshot, the File explorer is ...
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Unable to access “667 GB Volume”, Mountig problem

When ever I plugged in my External HDD I get below error. Unable to access “667 GB Volume” Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/aagyat/f94455a9-4c1d-4515-ad85-fac948e769a4: Command-line `mount -t ...
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Force Mount: Is it possible

I have an iPhone 5C, which I dropped recently. It is now just a bunch of colored lines that I can't use. When I plugged it into my computer to get my pictures and everything, it just says that the ...
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Ubuntu on armhf processor: “No space left on device”

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on an armhf processor (an Android device to be precise; I used Linux Deploy for this). The image size on the Android device containing Ubuntu was generously chosen as 18 GB. ...
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How to mount a dynamic share (NFS) from a script by a non root user

I need to mount a network shared folder (with rw access) from within a script on a headless ubuntu server. The script will receive the ip address for the share as an argument. The script will be run ...
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Encrypted partition disappeared. Remounting / recovering the data

I had an encrypted partition which I setup perhaps 3, maybe 4 years ago. I don't remember the details of how I set it up, so I'm not sure how to recover it. After a recent update (sometime in the ...
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Mount windows symbolic link to linux directory

I have the following setup: WinPC1 with USB drive (NTFS) WinPC2 with symbolic link to USB drive from WinPC1 (USBLink) LinuxPC1 which should mount the symbolic link from WinPC2 to a directory I ...
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Is there anyway to access my old hard drive?

So i'm trying to get all the files off my old hard drive and this is the error message i'm getting. Error mounting /dev/sdb4 at /media/madlife/AC2C95582C951F00: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Gigolo doesnt ask for password when i try to connect

I am trying to mount a drive permanently on my ubuntu machine so i installed gigolo. after doing this i tried to connect to a drive and i only have an option for custom location so i entered ...
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How do I pass SMB/CIFS nobrl (or other mount) option to gvfs-mount?

I'd like to mount a dedicated NAS box SMB share from userland (no sudo or root access) via gvfs-mount, and specify various mount.cifs options such as nobrl (no byte-range locking) for compatibility ...
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How to share home directory in an pxe-booted linux

I am making a diskless linux cluster with the aid of ubuntu howto (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto). The server has a /nfsroot directory which is the root directory of clients ...
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Can I mount an encrypted /home directory with automatic login?

I'm trying to encrypt some files in Ubuntu server 14.04 so that if someone boots off a live CD that can't just read the files. However I also want the server to auto-login into a whiptail menu which ...
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Cannot access Windows volume, operation pending

My Win 7 has recently crashed big time, and loops on startup repairs, while all other boot options bring me to a frozen black Windows screen. This happened to me a year ago, but I was able to view my ...
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Unexpected encfs+apache permission behavior

I can't write my cache file for my encrypted wiki. [root@localhost user]# namei -mo /var/www/html/decwiki2/data/cache/ f: ...
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“mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdc1” when mounting ext4 drive

I'm trying to mount an ext4 partition on another drive so it can be mounted at login, but whenever I do, I get this message: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc1: Command-line `mount ...
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special device /dev/mapper/jmicron_JRAID1 does not exist

It is my first post .. so first of all thank you all for the good effort. Concerning my problem now. On my Ubuntu 14.04 I used to have a disk (sdb) on raid (software cannot recall raid type). Suddenly ...
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How do I make a folder or an entire drive accessible by all users, and permanently mounted?

I can not find an "All" user group, nor the "Everyone" owner.... I have read over 50 questions on the subject today of people not being able to read and write to their media weather internal or ...