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

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ubuntu 14.04 mounting usb with “can't read superblock ”

My usb was working pretty normal and now it is unable to open showing the following message. Please help as the data is very important. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/sooraj/7D64-9145: ...
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I installed Ubuntu only, not dual-boot. But now I can't find my drives

I recently clean installed Ubuntu without dual boot, so everything was erased, but now I can't seem to find where my C and D drives are located. Here are the results of some commands that I tried: ...
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sd card mounts as 1 mb

I just purchased a 64 GB microSD card to use with my Raspberry Pi. When I plugged it in to install the OS it only mounts as a 1 MB drive and can't be resized at all. On another computer (Ubuntu as ...
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help me to install usb modem

I use Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 8. I have a problem with USB modem. I have already installed Grameenphone internet modem (zte mf710m) on Ubuntu. It shows in applications but I cannot launch it. ...
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Give non-root fopen function access to /dev/sdb2

I'm writing some basic terminal C code in QT that needs non-root access to the entire partition (/dev/sdb2, not the mount point). Here's code example: FILE *fp; fp = fopen("/dev/sdb2", "w+"); If I ...
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Android file recovery using PTP?

I would like to recover photos from my reset android phone running 4.1.2.. There are several posts explaining that an MTP connection will not allow to take an image via "dd", for example question ...
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16.04 - MenuBar Clock Missing

Ok, so the clock in the top right corner of the menubar is going missing. Here's what I know: I'm on the 4/12/16 build of 16.04. The clock is present when I first install the OS. Even when it's gone ...
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iPod Shuffle doesn't mount on ubuntu 15.10

My iPod Shuffle (first generation) doesn't mount on Ubuntu 15.10. I checked other posts and tried this: sudo mount -t /dev/sdb1 /media/IPod But it didn't work. The output of sudo fdisk -l is: ...
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Mounting NTFS Drive to Ubuntu Server VM without losing data

I have a Plex Server running on an Ubuntu VM with KVM as Hypervisor. Until now I had my Plex Server running on my Windows Desktop PC. Now i want to mount the NTFS Drive to the Ubuntu Vm so my Plex ...
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Error Mounting Harddrives [duplicate]

I'm running dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu and got 4 internal harddrives installed (see list specs). When I want to access video footage stored on my WD30 I get the following error: Error mounting ...
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only 96GB of ~750GB after mounting to /home/…?

I got a 800 GB partition out of a 3 TB HDD, fomated it with ext4 and mounted it to /home/elliot/BigData permanently via /etc/fstab. It works fine but after rebooting I got only 96GB free space out of ...
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Android console and mtp

I want to mount android storage to my console based Linux i.e I don't have any gui installed. I want to move files from android to linux.
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mhddfs back to single mount

I am currently mounting mhddfs like this int /etc/fstab: mhddfs#/mount1 /HDD fuse defaults,allow_other,nobootwait,nonempty,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=007 0 0 and I am also mounting my hard drive ...
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Error when trying to mount using live CD

I was following this answer to resolve my boot problem and when running: sudo mount /dev/sdb /mnt I get this error: mount: /dev/sdb already mounted or /mnt busy The sdb is the drive which has 3 ...
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How to format a shared partition which you can access even if you have hybernated

I have searched for this specific question but I didn't find anything useful. I have created a shared partition so that I can access it both from Windows and Xubuntu; it is an NTFS partition. The ...
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Ubuntu Server - itself unmounting, must mount again to work

i have recently installed 1TB Seagate Harddrive (HDD) to my Raspberry Pi 2. I have installed ISPConfig and them Torrent client (Deluged), harddrive is connected via external power adapter and ...
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fdisk not showing partition, parted does

I just noticed when doing a fdisk -l /dev/sdl that my partition is not shown: Disk /dev/sdl: 2.7 TiB, 3000592982016 bytes, 5860533168 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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gRsync set permissions same as when copying

I am having trouble with permissions when using gRsync. The reason I am using grsync is it seems a lot easier to use my mounted windows share when using the browse feature. Currently I'm not sure how ...
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Unable to access “895 GB Volume”

Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/mdnazmossakib/01D189A576840DF0: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda1" ...
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Why is AuFS not mounting all drives?

I'm running AuFS on Ubuntu 14.04 with 13 hard drives Some of my drives can be seen in AuFS and others can not. Here's an example Not showing up in AuFS ls -lart /mnt/4tb01/IAm* -rw-r--r-- 1 root ...
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Sharing a Time Machine disk via Netatalk 3

I've seen a few guides around the internet for having wireless Time Machine backups. I've tried using a few of them but never got 100% what I want. Here's my current routine: Create an encrypted ...
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CIFS mount is not recoverable after sleep or hibernate

I have Linux Mint Mate 17.3. The following mount points are defined in my fstab: //at.xxxxxx-it.net/ORG /mnt/L cifs user,auto,credentials=/home/liptak/.cifs.secret 0 1 ...
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How to move file into trash from a mounted diretory with symlink?

I have a filesystem mounted under my home dir. For example, /home/user/mount/. I have a directory /home/user/mount/Downloads. And I have created a soft link to it with /home/user/Downloads. When I ...
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Home directory recovery

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, Document folder created in /home/user/Documents. Copied some data in document folder started giving warning space is less to load graphics. I was having another 145 gb ...
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New to Ubuntu partitioning: Can someone explain mounting and basic partitioning?

So, I love Ubuntu, but I think I'm a bit lost when it comes to all the technical details of partitioning. I don't really understand what mounting is, and that may have led to my current issue. I have ...
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SD card won't work

My laptop won't detect my SD card nor here at ubuntu or Win10. So I: sudo fdisk -l and... WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU ...
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How do I recover encrypted home folder after deleting filesystem

I was trying Ubuntu 16.04 but had issues and decided to install 14.04 over it. I have 16.04 installed on a single ext4 partition and encrypted my home folder (I remember the encryption passphrase). ...
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Why do i get wrong filesystem error on mounting external drive whilst correct ntfs-utils is installed?

since today I get the following message when inserting usbstick/sd card: Aankoppelen bestandssysteem is mislukt Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/wouter/Kali Live: Command-line `mount -t ...
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Ubuntu 15.0 doesn't read USB external DVD player

I am trying to play a CD and I plugged an external CD player but UBUNTU doesn't see it. The cd spins and somewhere I found that it is dev/sr1 but I am unsure on how to make it mount the external disc ...
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Accidentally mounted a partition on /usr

I mounted a partition on /usr accidentally. Hence, I have lost access to sudo command and can't unmount the partion. I am using AWS EC2 instance and don't have password for root user set. What are ...
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My hdd partiton doesn't mount

Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ubuntu/Entertainment: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=999,gid=999" "/dev/sda2" "/media/ubuntu/Entertainment"' exited with non-zero ...
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A particular video DVD will not mount (DVD Drive spins up with out access) on one laptop

I have the exact same problem on my ASUS K52N while it works fine on my old HP Pavilion both laptops are running the same Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have installed the same libdvdcss2, libdvdread4 etc on ...
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Some DVD videos will not mount and play with VLC or any other video player

On my ASUS (64 bit) running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have the libdvdread4 and libdvdcss2 installed and I can play some video DVD's with VLC but this particular dvd won't mount (which is the type that can't ...
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Identical mount points for the same partition

I was installing Ubuntu using the mini ISO image and I ran into the following error when partitioning my disk: Identical mount points for two file systems Two file systems are assigned the ...
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My normal user file system only works in read-only mode and i don't have the password for the root user

I have Ubuntu Server V14.10.the administration of this system disappears with a former employee. I do not have the root password and apparently the file system for the user that I use is protected and ...
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Constant problems with external encrypted hard disks

I am using an encrypted hard disk for backing up my (also encrypted) laptop disk, running Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit. The built-in laptop disk works fine but the external USB disk, after working for ...
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Windows hibernation prevent sdb2 mounting [duplicate]

I had to mount windows 10 partition in ro format as ubuntu was unable to mount in rw because it insists that windows is hibernated. I disabled fast boot and secure boot and even deleted the secure ...
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Unable to successfully mount Samsung phone

Running 15.10 Wily. Installed using the minimal ISO (network install) and selected Xubuntu core. After installing procinfo and running ls_usb, I can see the device when it's plugged in Bus 001 Device ...
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Automatically mouting partitions at startup

Other than my OS partition, I have two other partitions on my drive. At startup, one of them is automatically loaded while the other one is not. How to change the settings so that none of them is ...
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Install 14.04 Error mounting /dev/sda7

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and i could not open one partition Error mounting /dev/sda7 at /media/dev/9ba3f063-2f47-4554-aa23-1b42e084eacd: Command-line `mount -t "ext4" -o ...
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GUI doesn't have escalated permissions, Ubuntu 14.04 lightdm

Relatively new user here. So I am having some permission issues with the desktop. The sysadmin before me set up Ubuntu 12.04 on the other machines, and it seems to work OK. I set a new machine up ...
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an error occurred while mounting /sys/fs/cgroup press s to skip mounting or m for manual recovery

When I want to install Ubuntu I face this problem: an error occurred while mounting /sys/fs/cgroup press s to skip mounting or m for manual recovery and when I press S and I type ubuntu and ...
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What is the difference between /etc/fstab and /etc/mtab?

Both /etc/mtab and /etc/fstab contain data about mounted volumes, for example: /etc/mtab /dev/xvda1 / ext4 rw,discard 0 0 proc /proc proc rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev 0 0 ... /etc/fstab ...
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How to install a Iso file in ubuntu [duplicate]

I need to unmount a iso game file in order to install it in ubuntu . i tried Disk image writer . got this error . Error unmounting /dev/sda1: Command-line `umount "/dev/sda1"' exited with non-zero ...
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Mounting disk automatically on terminal and persist across users and restarts

On the GUI, we can click on the File > Devices > HDD-Name to automatically mount the disks to /media/. I could mount them one by one manually, i.e. ...
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How to Mount this SD card?

I get in Discs I looked in OS X that it is 16 bit formatted but it should have been 32fat but it is not. There is Raspbian which does not work correctly. I want to format the disc to fat32. ...
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Mounting an encrypted external HDD from Windows

I created a bootable external HDD loaded up with Ubuntu 14.04 and opted to encrypt the drive when I was installing everything, but now I would like to access some of the files and cannot see the HDD. ...
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How do I mount my dropbox drive on a removable SD card in Ubuntu 14.04

How do I get dropbox to syc to my sd drive. I have mounted the SD card automatically and showing as a volume with the correct size of 268 gb. However,when rightclick the dropbox icon and within ...
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problem with mounting hdd on live ubuntu

I am trying to boot my PC using bootable Ubuntu CD. PC boots fine without any issue and I am able to use Ubuntu. PC has 1 500 GB HDD which i want to mount on this live ubuntu but I am having issues ...
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Adding loaded SSDs to a clean installation

I have just clean installed Ubuntu on a new PC. I have several other SSDs with data on them. They are not currently installed. Can I plug them in and use them on the new system without losing the ...