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

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How to change icon for mounted devices in Unity/Nautilus?

When I mount a my phone, Unity set this icon (or one like it) in its Launcher: /usr/share/icons/Humanity/devices/48/multimedia-player.svg Nautilus show this icon (or one like it): ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts won't boot after system crash + corrupt file system

Late the other night, Ubuntu crashed suddenly (wasn't doing anything unusual - just using firefox and audacity). I didn't catch the error message, and didn't think much of it - just went and rebooted ...
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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 mount previously working drive

Help, I've been banging on this for days. I re-install either 10.04 or 12.04 and Ubuntu boots fine. I pop off the cd drive and plut in the other hard drive (320gb/NTFS) and initially you can see the ...
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mount canon 500d

When I plug my canon 500d camera into the usb port of my ubuntu pc it shows the camera in the files, and I can see the images on the camera, but if I try to copy any of them to the pc, nothing ...
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USB HD enclosure “sleeps”, file system errors ensue, can't remount, device disappears. Help interpreting these logs?

I am using this enclosure over USB2 with Ubuntu 11.10: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817173042 After a period of inactivity, the enclosure seems to sleep and Ubuntu isn't able ...
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Static CD/DVD ROM Drive Location

I have read several questions relating to getting WINE to recognise the CD-ROM drive with no success. I have installed a Windows game and when I go to play it, I get a "Please insert disk into CD-ROM ...
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How Can I Access A Broken Ubuntu 14.04 File System?

Configuration: AWS t2.micro instance (name:webserver) set up with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; this instance is stopped and the EBS volume (name:broken) containing the instance (name:webserver) has been mounted ...
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I cannot get in my drives

I have Windows 8.1 running on my laptop and installed ubuntu on it 3 days before - now when i shut down windows and switch to ubuntu cannot open my drives . it says windows still using my drives so it ...
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/media/administrator directory showing 2 folders of the same external usb drive

While I was copying a file from my external HDD to my internal my Ubuntu crashed. This caused a problem, because now i have 2 folders in my /media/administrator folder, one is named after my external ...
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Will this fstab file work?

I am editing some partitions, and I'm not sure about how to correctly put it into fstab. I am trying to do it like this: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/md/0 none swap sw 0 0 /dev/md/1 /boot ext3 ...
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Mount: permission denied

I'm following a tutorial for configuring a server, but I had to give a command that is not working. mount -o remount / root @ hsj1: ~ # mount -o remount / mount: permission denied I hope someone ...
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removing chroot done by ubuntu touch sdk

How do I remove all the chroot the Ubuntu touch SDK has made? I can't find anything in the app. When I do a mount from a terminal, I get this : click-ubuntu-sdk-15.04-i386 on ...
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Nautilus(and Nemo too) cannot Mount if mount option is noauto/user and the mount point has non-western character

I reporot this a bug on launchpad, but I'm not sure it is a bug.. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/1428417 On Ubuntu 14.04(64bit), I configured /etc/fstab something like this. ...
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Unable to boot to encrypted root partition after Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade

I am running a Lenovo T440p with a clean install of Ubuntu. No dual booting. Over the weekend I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. There were some package install errors that led to Ubuntu being ...
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How to mount btrfs subvolume, it isn't working / mounting

I just did: # btrfs subvolume create /@srv then: # btrfs subvolume list / ID 257 gen 73 top level 5 path @ ID 258 gen 71 top level 5 path @home ID 260 gen 65 top level 257 path @srv And added to ...
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Mount External “My Passport for Mac” to VM Ubuntu 14

I am struggling trying to figure out how to mount my external mac drive to my virtual Ubuntu 14 Desktop. I am using VM Workstation 10 and have updated my Ubuntu desktop to the most current release. ...
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Unable to access NFS share from Mac OS X

I am trying to use NFS to share an external drive mounted on an Ubuntu server with a Mac running OS X 10.9.5. I cannot access the mount point from the Mac. The relevant line in /etc/exports is: ...
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Auto-mount nfs volume on startup fails with “killed by TERM signal”

I'm trying without success to auto-mount on startup a nfs partition to /build folder. I do have nfs-common installed, and actually it works when I use mount -a. Furthermore this used to work on my ...
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mounting galaxy s4 ubuntu 14.04

The problem is as simple as the title, I can't mount my rooted galaxy s4 phone(newest update 4.4.2) on my laptop(running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). The error message is a consistent: Unable to open MTP ...
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Can not mount virtualbox folder in fstab

I've just upgraded my VM from Ubuntu server 12.04 to 14.04. I used to mount my data folder through fstab as follows: datafolder /mnt/DataFolder vboxsf uid=106,gid=113, dir_mode=0770 0 0 I had ...
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Can't read any CD or DVD in Ubuntu Gnome?

I can't mount any CD or DVD on Ubuntu Gnome. I tried to run: sudo mount -a but it wasn't successfully. Here is output after sudo lshw -C disk: *-disk description: ATA ...
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bindfs in fstab

I am struggling to get this to work properly. This works in terminal sudo bindfs -u dave /media/dave/Documentary2Lin/RAIDMain/Documentary2 ~/shares/Documentary2 How do I get this to work in fstab? ...
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Temporary Mount 2nd Windows data Drive

I have a Windows 7 system which has just had a Motherboard Failure. The System had 4 Hard drives. 1 With OS, the Others with only DATA. I want to temporarily mount the data drives so that I can copy ...
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Failed upgrade to 14.04 - /tmp not mounted properly and UUIDS missing from /etc/fstab

I have an old PC with dual boot to Windows Vista (Windows fails to boot though because of an unrepaired avgidshx.sys issue, another story), and on this PC I attempted an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to ...
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ZFS on Linux: Setting up NFS on Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded my headless server from 13.10 to 14.04, but borked the upgrade (and stupidly didn't have a backup image - lesson learnt). Hence, I'm reinstalling everything from scratch. I have a working ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NFS mounted shares keep losing permissions

I have a Synology NAS box on which I keep my videos. This folder is shared out using NFS. One machine of mine, running Ubuntu 13.10 has been having problems accessing this shared folder. None of ...
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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Is there a way to force format write protected pendrive

My USB is a Sandisk Cruzer 8 GB drive with USB 2.0. It says it's write protected when I try to format it. Is there a way to force format it ? I try'd some of this ways : varun@varun-pc ~ $ sudo ...
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How can I get all USB storage device to mount as read-only or offer no mount options at all?

These are the two parts of my query: Is there a way to mount all USB storage/flash/removable storage devices as read-only i.e. set the default mount policy to read-only? Back in Windows OS, I could ...
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Can't mount cd/dvd r/w drive in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm having some troubles mounting my drive or getting it to detect media. When I do this: dmesg | grep "sr0" I get : [ 2.096797] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer ...
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Best way to automagically mount and share USB drives in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'd like to find a way to automatically mount any external usb drive connected to my server, and then to automatically share it via samba. The main thing that confuses me is how to handle unmounting ...
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Disk mounted shows wrong size in df, and appears empty

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS This is my fstab UUID=dcd55b7f-3157-4e75-9372-bcab5b0ac7cf / ext4 defaults,discard 0 0 /dev/sdc1 /mnt/DATA auto defaults 0 0 The problem is on ...
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How to change the timeout of directories mounted with ecryptfs-mount-private

When I mount my encrypted .Private data, I can access (rw) my data fine. After a while the mount seems to be unmounted automatically. Is there a default timeout? If so, how can I change it? The ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 mounts iPhone disk spaces and after a while unmounts them

iPhone 4, iOS 6.1.3, Ubuntu 13.04 On 12.10 and before, I could mount my iPhone without problems. Ubuntu mounted automagically two "shares", "iPhone" and "Documents on iPhone", and you can access your ...
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How to mount an external hard drive as root?

I recently changed my external hard drive so that it can be read/edited by all, not just myself. In doing so I think I made it so only the root user can mount it. When I tried to mount it today I got ...
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Should media files (HTPC) using NFS mount using fstab/static or autofs?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC and am streaming media files from my fileserver (mounted using NFS). Right now I have fstab configured to mount my NFS share like this: 192.168.0.99:/tank/media ...
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Can't mount 2nd HD SFS

I'm trying to mount a 1TB Western digital hd that was appearing fine yesterday before I reinstalled ubuntu 12.04. I used to have a dual boot windows 7/ubuntu 12.04, and my 1TB drive would show up ...
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Disable automount in Nautilus to avoid mount-devices being listed twice in Nautilus

I have added my mount devices in /etc/fstab and they get correctly mounted (2nd partition with ntfs and nas-share with nfs). I have also disabled automount in Nautilus preferences by using ...
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Problem mounting internal floppy drive

This is the error I received when I tried mounting internal floppy drive: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/fd0: Command-line `mount "/media/floppy0"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: ...
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Why are mounted iso's not browseable via an NFS share/mount?

Try it out please: download an iso and place it in /data/iso eg: [root@geppetto ~]# ls -al /data/iso total 708620 drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 Oct 17 14:40 . drwxr-xr-x. 3 root root 4096 ...
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mount.ntfs takes 90% of CPU

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Samsung NC10 laptop with 2 GB RAM using WUBI. When I try to install something or to do something with files, the mount.ntfs takes 90% of CPU. Also I have an issue that ...
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NFS /exports/media won't automount during boot

I'm using Webmin 1.580 with Ubuntu 12.04 and created an NFS export (export/media) which works perfectly fine after manually enabling the export, but when I reboot the system it tells me that it is ...
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How can I prevent a mount from being displayed as a removable media?

When a user session starts, I bind some /mnt/nfs_share into /home/username/afolder using mount --bind. Then Nautilus displays the mounted folder as a separate volume and the removable media applet is ...
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NTFS volume recognised as “Unallocated Space” but works with Windows

Moving to Ubuntu, I have a drive with windows on a drive with Ubuntu on and 4 other ntfs drives 3 of which appear fine in both systems 1 however works fine on windows (single ntfs volume) but in ...
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Mount CIF with permission for 2 users

I mount a drive with this command in fstab //analyticstest/datadrive cifs vers=2.1,credentials=/home/ccruzado/.smbcredentials 0 0 The problem is that I have 2 folder within the mounted unit to ...
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Getting “Disk /dev/sdX doesn't contain a valid partition table” on LUKS external drive

Wanting to make sure I'm doing this right. I get the warning on both /dev/sdX and "/dev/mapper/luks-xxxx-xx. . ." when I run fdisk -l. This is what I did to encrypt it: cryptsetup -y -v luksFormat ...
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How to increase limits for processes created from fstab?

I am using ciopfs in Ubuntu 14.04 to mount a case insensitive version of a game folder which is the target for a wine-based modding program. Unfortunately, as the modding tool parses through all the ...
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Boot linux on external hard disk - Send Grub Rescue

installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a external hard disk because in the internal hard disk I have Windows 10 and very low space. When I try to boot the external HD, sends the Grub Recovery. I saw few ...
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HDD exfat partition will not mount

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 dual booted with windows 7 (on separate SSDs) and just stored all of my music on my 1.5 TB HDD (which is formatted as an exfat partition). Everything was working fine for a ...