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

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Restore linux kernel after accidental removal

I accidentally removed my current linux kernel from my Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS by using this command: sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.13.0-{77,79}-generic Unable to boot into the system, now I found this ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't recognize my USB 3.0 flash drive

I have a 8 GB USB 3.0 Silicon Power flash memory. I'd been using it on my laptop,which only has three USB 2.0 ports, until it didn't anymore mount on Ubuntu after being plugged in. The problem is that ...
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NFS4 Kerberos can't cd to user's home directory

I have the following problem. I set up some Servers: one CentOS machine with freeipa, acting as KDC, LDAP, DNS and NTP one Ubuntu machine acting as NFS Fileserver after this i set up a test Client ...
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How can I mount a partition back I unmounted it to Re-Label it Using GParted?

I unmounted my /dev/sda1/ext4 partition to change the label, now the mount option in Gparted is grey and i cant use sudo mount /dev/sda1/ext4 i get an error: can't find /dev/sda1/ext4 in /etc/...
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mkyaffs2image error in Ubuntu terminal

What is the use of "mkyaffs2image" in the following command in Ubuntu terminal? How to solve the error given below. sudo chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/mkyaffs2image /usr/local/bin/mkimage mkimage file ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not start mountall: Event failed

not start normal mode only safe mode when start safe mode fail read-only try to delete swapfile and create new and write UUID in /ect/fstab - not help cat /proc/swaps Traceback "/usr/lib/python2.7/...
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Four partitions cannot be found ubuntu

I have run into a significant problem with my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop machine. I rebooted my computer to implement some updates, and ran into my /tmp, /home, /var, and /srv partitions not being located: ...
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Automount Windows network share only when particular network is available?

I need to sync a few folders on Ubuntu my laptop with a few folders on my Windows desktop. I'm currently manually mounting the Windows folders (NTFS filesystem) to mount points on my laptop's SSD. If ...
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ubuntu 16.04 fstab fails with nobootwait

I just clean install Ubuntu 16.04 (to replace 14.04) with the intention of porting bulk of the working fstab file, in order to mount other JFS disk/partitions. But I seem to be having trouble with ...
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reallocating memory across filesystems

Recently, I started receiving "cannot create temp file for here: No space left on device" error messages. The hard drive itself still has plenty of space, i.e. there are 4.8T remaining on the /dev/...
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How to disable the authentication prompt from DVD mount and eject (16.04)

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. There is a prompt for authentication to mount or eject a DVD that is inserted. Originally the user was a normal user. I used System Settings to set the user ...
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How do I start statd to mount a synology nfs share?

(version 14.04) On my synology I've followed the steps to configure a share labeled /volume1/share1, but when attempting to mount on client like this: $ sudo mount 172.x.x.x:/volume1/share1 /mnt ...
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NFS between CentOS and Kubuntu

I have a CentOS 6.8 server (192.168.2.101) and Kubuntu 16.04 (192.168.2.12). I followed this tutorial https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-nfs-mount-on-ubuntu-14-04 as I ...
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mount cephfs did't work after reboot

I added this line: 10.10.10.10:6789:/ /mnt/ceph ceph name=admin,secretfile=/etc/ceph/secret.key,noatime 0 2 to /etc/fstab in all of my nodes and executed "mount -a" and works ...
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Lag in Kubuntu - Config fstab correctly?

I use Kubuntu and have a partition with NTFS format which contain old data from previous version Ubuntu. I configured fstab to mount it: /dev/sda6 /home/stun ntfs permissions,uid=1000 0 ...
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pam_mount often unable to mount and hangs for minutes

I have some centrally managed Ubuntu workstations that authenticate users against Active Directory and mount user home folders on logon with pam_mount. This usually works as expected, but sometimes ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 due to ntfs partition auto mount I guess

I cant login to the Ubuntu 14.04 but I can access the guest user. If I enter the correct password, it flashes and comes back to the same login screen and if I enter wrong password it mentions invalid ...
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cannot understand difference of my drives

I have four hdd in my pc. one of them is installed with windows7 and one of them is recently installed with ubuntu 16.06 and two of them are just for storage. After ubuntu is installed, I clicked on ...
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fstab - Trying to access smb share hangs

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 computer with SMB shared folders, and from a Windows computer I'm able to gain access to these without problems. From this Ubuntu computer I've set the fstab so that I can gain ...
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Problem with VHD mounting

I have followed whole article Mount a VHD or VDI in Linux with vdfuse and everything gone great except last step. When I type vdfuse -r "/media/mike/DATA/VM-VHD/SGOS.vhd" ~/Test (I want just copy one ...
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Unable to recognize hard disks in 16.04

I opened my desktop box and I saw 2 physical hard disks. In Disks I can see /sda and /sdb, and but cannot access them or format them. If I try to format them, I got this error: Error ...
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Ubuntu Server issues with LVM

I need help with my Ubuntu Server 16.04. After reinstalling, I've noticed that some LVM2 units were not mounted, unlike the others that was in EXT4. I've followed the instructions in this link ...
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Unable to install Kubuntu 16.04 because one of the existing partitions is mounted at /cdrom

I've been trying to install Kubuntu 16.04 for a couple of days now, but couldn't make any progress. I've done my research and none of the workarounds proved effective. I am able to create a bootable ...
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NAS won't mount at boot but will mount with mount command after boot

NAS won't auto-mount at boot - no answers CIFS FSTAB won't start at boot and mount -a doesn't work as expected - not related, sudo mount -a works for me CIFS mount through fstab not ...
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Error copying files from (UDF) mounted image to USB drive

EDIT: Nevermind, I just found out that the image was corrupted. sudo mount -t udf -o loop /home/cyberdoug/Documentos/HRJXVA00_W10x64ROW_homeCOS\(DL\)_v3.iso /mnt This is the command I'm using to ...
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How do I access my home folder in a separate partition that has been mounted on a new version of Ubuntu

I ran into problems when I was using Ubuntu 14.04 my log in screen was looping and I checked on-line and saw a solution that told me to try chown -R $USER:$USER sudo so apparently I recurrently ...
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My partition mounted at /home keep getting unmounted after every restart. How to stop this?

I have recently started using Ubuntu 16.04 and I made a fresh installation. Whenever I restart my computer the /dev/sda gets unmounted. As a result I can't login through the UI and I have to manually ...
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How does 16.04 mount my newly-mdadm-created RAID? (It's not in /etc/fstab)

I've created a RAID device using mdadm. It's /dev/md0 and I've successfully formatted and mounted it at /media/raid. I created an /etc/fstab entry for /dev/md0, but md0 is gone when I reboot. Upon ...
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what happens when mount a partition on /?

I have a partition /dev/sdb1 what happens after executing this command? sudo mount /dev/sdb1 / -o rw ^ I know that must change mountpoint "/" address as mentioned above. ...
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can anyone help me “mount fail” [duplicate]

help me please. [+]-Linux only without windows
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Why does Ubuntu create dublicates of a partition in /media?

I have a dual boot system with windows and ubuntu, each of them on a different partition. Additionally, i have a partition called Multimedia just for storing things like data files or my Eclipse ...
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mounting problem error message [duplicate]

i have installed ubuntu along with windows 10 but, i am unable to open the windows drives.It shows some error message that there is a mounting problem.
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CIFS Network Share / GUI File Manager Permissions

I have followed the instructions located at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountWindowsSharesPermanently To mount a Windows File Server Network Share The mount happens successfully and I am ...
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Lost Password in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04, encrypted home directory. Jotted down system info including password, etc., in a document which will presumably be in /home/mike/somewhere. Hadn't printed the file to ...
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Gaining root privs within LiveCD, for drive mounted in /media/[user]?

So, here is my scenario, for a recent version of Lubuntu. (I've tried tapping Lubuntu forums for help, that was a no-go.) My hard drive is beginning to fail, according to the disk tool I load within ...
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Why opening a folder via a shortcut makes Audacious to start?

I have very recently decided to use Ubuntu Mate. I installed Audacious and whenever I open a folder via its shortcut (placed in the panel) Audacious runs by itself and starts to scan the folder opened....
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Install linux-headers on nexus 7 2013 running ubuntu touch

I have installed ubuntu touch on my nexus 7 2013 recently, and have faced problem installing driver for Moxa Uport usb adapter. Actually the driver needs to be compilled and this is why I need linux ...
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Open LUKS encrypted disk with only password

My PC has 2 disks: SSD: Ubuntu with LUKS encryption HDD: My files with LUKS encryption (same password) I installed new Ubuntu on SSD and now I want to open my HDD in it but when I enter password ...
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Unable to burn blank dvd

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 I am using k3b as my default dvd burner When I insert any blank dvd I get the following error: unable to mount DVD-R Disc location is already mounted I tried with DVD which ...
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How to mount Ubuntu partition permanently writeable?

When I boot I always get the login terminal (not the gui). I always have to use the recovery mode and remount the Ubuntu partition with: $ mount -o rw,remount / After that, I get into the normal ...
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Change google drive folder location with grive-tools

I have installed grive and set it up in some ./data folder. Then I installed grive-tools, because I don't want to run the grive command every time I want to sync my files. After opening the Google ...
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Automount in 16.04

I need automount for internal and external storages. On boot and on connect. For now I have to click in file manager to make it accessible which is weird for 2016! I know that only udev can be ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu with LUKS. System hangs at “cryptsetup: sda5_crypt set up successfully”"

I've looked at a couple methods but this is all new territory for me. Workflow: I boot up my machine, then I'm asked for my pass phrase, I successfully enter it and I get the "cryptsetup: sda5_crypt ...
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How do I mount a disk to provide needed space on top level directory?

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a disk with about 80GB of storage. Recently, I started getting errors reporting that I did not have enough storage space. I have other drives with several Terra-bytes ...
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USB Drives only mounting when login to GUI not via SSH session

I recently upgraded from 14.04.3 -> 16.04 and am noticing some strange behavior with my USB drives. In 14.04.3 I could restart my system and login via SSH and I would see my USB drives mounted, but ...
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Is it possible to mount an iso in writable mode ? [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to mount in mode writable. I mean to mount a content of an iso file in order to modify it in /media/USERNAME/NEWFOLDER
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Accessing a server directory

At my university, I have a home directory located on the main university server. To access this directory, I have been given some instructions which will mount the server on my local machine, and ...
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“ No root file system is defined please correct this from the partitioning menu”

While attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 I get this message: No root file system is defined please correct this from the partitioning menu On the "Installation Type" window, the partition table ...
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How can I format or delete an SD card that is not being recognized?

I'm in a similar situation to the one d3vid was in. I'm trying to reformat my SD card because I believe that's what's making it so hard for my computer to recognize it. Gnome Disk Utility recognizes ...
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File transfer from oneplus X to ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I cannot transfer files from my oneplus X (oxygen based android 5.1.1) to my laptop (ubuntu 14.04). Using MTP, only shows drivers, and using PTP, can only transfer camera photos. How to transfer all ...