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

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How to add unused disk space in HDD to /home

This is the condition of my current partition. I have 8 GB of swap space. The extended partition has 492 GB among which only 100 GB is usable, which is /dev/sda5. Then a 1 GB boot partition, which ...
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How to create a ext4 partition for all users?

I know it sound like a dublicate questions but I tried the following and it didn't help: My drive is mounted under /media/data so I entered sudo chown -R :users /media/data However I still ...
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After accidentally ejecting an external drive, can I remount it, as a regular user?

I know I can do the following: $ su - Password: ******** # fdisk -l < take a guess at the device name ... > # mkdir -p /mnt/myssd # chown mihai:mihai /mnt/myssd # mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 ...
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2 PC's drive problems

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 and have tried to get a drive to mount using the examples at the Ubuntu site. The drive worked fine in the LiveCD and after installation and several reboots, it refused to ...
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Can mhddfs mounting options be set via /etc/fstab to respect file permissions?

I'm currently using mhddfs to mount three hard drives into a singluar pool directory. However, due to the allow_other option set, all users have full rw permissions in the pool directory (ignoring any ...
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Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/ on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How I can fix the Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/... It works pretty good in the past but I made a clean installed of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the Error mounting coming. I try to fix it with with ...
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Small SSD, large SATA. What can I move to SATA?

I've got a 601GB Linux partition which can be written to at up to 84.7MB/s (ref). My 62GB can be written to at 366MB/s (ref). Down to my last ~360MB. What should I move over and mount from my other ...
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Fstab doesn't update permissions or ownership rules [duplicate]

I mount a FAT32 filesystem (because it needs to be compatible with windows) that has an SVN repository on it. It is mounted with owners root:plugdev and permissions rwxrwx--- . My user account is a ...
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Cannot mount WD elements drive [duplicate]

When I connect the WD Elements drive I get the following error message: An error occurred while accessing 'Elements', the system responded: The requested operation has failed: Error mounting ...
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Diagnostics for intermittent trouble accessing Data DVDs and CD-Roms

A few months ago I migrated my two PCs from Windows to Linux. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on one machine which I call U, and Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on the other, XU. For months I have been able to create Data ...
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Unable to play CD/DVD on kubuntu 14.10

I am a new user to kubuntu 14.10 64bit and unfortunately I am not able to play any DVD or any CD. At the beginning it seemed all works fine. sudo lshw -C disk *-cdrom description: DVD-RAM ...
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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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I boot Ubuntu 14.04 from external hard disk. Hard disk loses power during shutdown haphazardly

I boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from an external hard disk into my laptop. The drive looses power haphazardly during shutdown with a sound of power being cut off! I get errors while booting again and have to ...
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Link to Windows desktop gets broken [duplicate]

I mount C:/, and I create a link from my Ubuntu desktop to Windows desktop. However, when I restart the computer, mount C again, and double click on the link, I get the error message This link cannot ...
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Problem mounting ssfsh with fstab

So, I'm trying to mount a local network folder through sshfs. The following is in my fstab: jackie@192.168.2.33:/home/jackie/.kodi/ /home/jackie/KBox/ fuse.sshfs ...
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a problem with the hard drive has been detected [closed]

hey i really need some help .this is what happened my laptop fell(it was running windows 7) and the computer stopped working normally.i decided to connect it to my desktop(which already contained a ...
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Repair broken encrypted home

I've ran into following problem. I have split my disk into two partitions, one for / and one form /home. I've also encrypted /home. One beautiful day ubuntu reports upon boot some broken files, ...
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Auto mount SD card (say 128GB) in ubuntu after going to suspend and then resume

Here is what I does for my Kubuntu 14.04 I gave the permission to my user (say xyz) to /bin/mount with no password using following visudo add below line xyz ALL= NOPASSWD: /bin/mount Then added ...
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Always mount a disk (flashdrive) with a particular label to the same mountpoint

I have an external HDD and when I plug it in, I'd like it that Ubuntu always mounted it to a particular mountpoint and with particular read/write permissions. To be more precise, I have an external ...
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proplem in loging to my hard drivers [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/yoser/Data: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda5" "/media/yoser/Data"' exited with ...
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Proper Linux filesystem from Ubuntu ISO file

It is known that one can install a Ubuntu iso file on a usb or hard drive, which itself yields the proper Linux filesystem which consists of folders: bin/ boot/ dev/ etc/ home/ lib/ media/ mnt/ opt/ ...
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Can't open second harddrive [duplicate]

Nautilus can't open my secondary harddrive. I don't know why and how to fix. Instructions are confusing.
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How do I check where devices mounted 14.04

Can anyone tell me the command thats lets me see what and where devices are mounted? I'm having trouble changing songs on my old ipod and i have a feeling its because of teh mount point.
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Trouble Mounting a USB

I am trying to recover data from a USB for a colleague and am having a few issues. When I run dmesg I get the following [ 940.512202] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI removable disk [ 1094.509570] ...
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mount split disk image in raw format

i have a NAS (qnap) where i hosted a LUN a year ago, where i stored some backup data. I made a backup of the lun in raw format (functionality of the nas) and deleted the lun. yesterday i found out, ...
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Mounting Drives, Replacing with an Array

So I currently have a boot drive, and a 500gb Drive, and a 2TB Drive. I have just aquired a HP ProLiant Microserver, and I will be aquiring 4x2TB Drives in around a month, which I will put in Raid 5. ...
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I've ubuntu 14.10 My ubuntu cant mount my ntfs format drive

I've ubuntu 14.10. In my pc I have ubuntu dual boot with windows 8.1. Sometimes ubuntu cant mount my ntfs format drive. then when I restart It can detect the ntfs format drive. This problem also ...
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unable to login user ubuntu user account after activating the automount partition

I had a great problem with auto mounting partition. Every time after start up the pc I had to do manually mount all the drives. so I searched for a solution then I found this... ...
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Lubuntu updatedb.locate may scap bind mounted nfs file systems

I noticed that cron.daily that run updatedb.locate was talking very long to complete (if ever completing). I have interrupted last run with find taking more than 16 hours of CPU time. After ...
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Change permissions of / of mounted disk

I've accidentally changed the permissions of /on my system, thus obviously nothing is working anymore now. I can access my server via a rescue system and mount the disk. How can I fix the ...
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Sometimes ubuntu can't mount my ntfs drives and also my usb ZTE Modem

I've ubuntu 14.04 LTS. In my pc I have ubuntu dual boot with windows 8.1. Sometimes ubuntu cant mount my ntfs format drive. then when I restart It can detect the ntfs format drive. This problem also ...
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How to share a mounted drive in ubuntu?

I installed Samba on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and since I running it off USB stick - was able to share the "Downloads" folder on my local network. However, if I try to share a folder on any mounted drive ...
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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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access to USB drive broken after changing uid

Since changing my uid I no longer have the permissions to see a USB hardrive/stick that is automatically mounted at /media/USERNAME. Nautilus gives the message Unable to open a folder for ...
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How to manage an SD card like a HDD

I have reformatted an SD card with ext4, and I want my laptop to treat it like a HDD. That means I want it to auto-mount from /etc/fstab. My purpose is to create a user with home directory on the SD ...
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Not able to login in Ubuntu

I am in a big trouble. I brought the PC recently with Ubuntu. I tried to partition the drives. I dont know what I did. :(. When I try switch on the system I get a message like this: An error occured ...
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Audio CD won't mount but DVD does

I have an annoying issue. If I put a DVD in the drive and run sudo blkid it seems to have been detected no problems. This is the output from blked /dev/sda1: ...
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failed to mount HDD [duplicate]

Comes with this message: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ubuntu/8686DD7986DD6A67: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=999,gid=999,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda2" ...
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Mounting external disk with defaulted 13.10 FDE

I have a hard disk which was previously used in my netbook with Ubuntu 13.10's default full disk encryption (FDE) configuration. I would now like to mount this disk as an external drive (via SATA to ...
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How can I tell if my hard drive is encrypted?

I've recently installed Ubuntu (Trusty LTS) on my home computers, and believe I decrypted my /home directory, as described in the copying /home section of the tutorial at: ...
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Will unmounting a partition erase the info stored there?

I have a question about installing Ubuntu on an already partitioned drive. I have 3 partitions - 1 for music & pictures, 1 for gaming and 1 for my operating system. When I go to install Ubuntu ...
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webdav share through gvfs fails upon access

This is the weirdest thing, I have a webdav share mounted via gvfs (Gigolo application) on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. I can access all directories fine, except for one - if I try to open that in file ...
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Loop partition blocks mounting the drive

I have 2 hard disks WD my passport 1TB and WD my book 2TB, I think a virus is causing a mount failure and I can't mount any of my drives on any operating system. On my passport I confirmed an extra ...
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how to automount sda2 partition

How do I mount sda2 from sda1? thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ sudo parted -l Model: ATA ST500DM002-1BD14 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 500GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B Partition Table: msdos ...
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Problem in mounting Ubuntu ISO file [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu in a macbook pro, but when I try to open the file appears a text that say that this system of archive cant be mounted, and if I burn it in a dvd and try it, says that the ...
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How do i change the mount point of a file system? is it safe?

My file system structure looks as follows Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg_root-lv_root 38929872 36450548 503672 99% / tmpfs 4025936 ...
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How to mount a webdav share to its original Linux server

Ok, so normally, a server provides a webdav share, and that can be accessed by mounting it on some other computer. What I want to do is to mount it (permanently, automatically) not elsewhere, but on ...
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How can I mount an NFS drive via fstab

I am trying to auto-mount my NFS drives, but it doesn't work too well sadly. What does work is mounting from CLI: me@client:/$ sudo mount 192.168.178.4:/mountdir /mnt/mountdir me@client:/$ mount -t ...
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Partition errors

I am new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu and I think I have jumbled up the partitions. I wanted to create 3 logical Disks of 250Gb where Ubuntu will be installed and two other disks for files and other ...
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how to browse the files that are already mounted

I'm using dual boot with both Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.0. I have mounted all the partitions through the file manager and I want to access those partitions through the terminal like in windows cmd if ...