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

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checking files on android devices

I´am wondering if there would be a specifically adb browser, to check out files on a connected device which can´t boot up due missing bin files, i have tried many sources out but can´t even ...
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How to know which sdb is a USB pendrive?

I wrote a script which formats USB pendrive and place media on it. It helps people in a library getting a bunch of HTML and media on it to browse historical data (official version). All my script do ...
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errors in mounting usb while trying to create live usb for an os

I am trying to create a live USB of an OS. but while installing, the USB is having problems being partitioned. On the install screen it says that the changes to the disk have been written but the ...
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(kubuntu) Can't Remove KaliTools from system

I have problem with Kali tool it can not remove and when a type in terminal sudo apt-get upgrade it does not work It say that when I type sudo apt-get upgrade or when I type anything ...
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Where is the GVFS folder in 15.04

I can't seem to locate the GVFS folder in Ubuntu 15.04 has its location changed from 14.10? The old location: /run/user/1000/gvfs/ Is always empty, no matter how many samba shares are mounted. ...
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How to find details like whether the mounted filesystem is read only or read-write with details of status related to the disk health?

How to find details like whether the mounted file-system is read only or read-write? In addition to it how to find details of the hard disk or partition health status without affecting the data of ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 with adaptec RAID. How do I find my RAID folder in webmin

Ok so probably you'll be laughing at me for such a noob question... I have just set up the above system that I want to administer through webmin. All working fine but can't find RAID directory or ...
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Unable to mount device - believe it's XFS type

I have a hard drive from a Javelin S4 (similar to Promise NS4600N) enclosure that was setup as a single disk RAID0 that I have tried adding to my Linux Ubuntu server (14.x) generic "Linux ...
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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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smbclient finds NAS, but mount can't find it

I'm trying to auto-mount a NAS drive I have to Ubuntu Server, but it's giving me an issue where it doesn't seem to find the NAS name on the network when I mount it. Pulling up the shares like this ...
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Create RAID array of image files

OK, so I've got three image files in /home/, and they each reside on different physical drives: image1.img image2.img image3.img Each image is the same size, and I want to put the images ...
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/home partition deleted after installing windows 10

I had the following partition organization Disk 1 (HD 500GB) 100MB (Windows recovery partition) primary 100GB (Windows partitions) primary Extended Partition: 100GB ext4 linux partition (/home) ...
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Using custom 14.4.1 livecd on no-hardrive laptop, how can I use the CDROM temporarily to copy files into the ramdisk for that session?

I made a custom LiveCD with the tools I needed for a no-harddrive laptop (getting to reuse some old chassis I have for basic network config tasks), using the uck. I can boot to the new liveCD no ...
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How to separate two user's home directory in to different partition

I have /home directory in the separate partition. But, I have two users in my system. I want to create a separate partition for one of these user. Like partition1 : /home partition2 : /home/user1 ...
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How to check which disk is mounted where? How to mount all spare disks?

Doing a df -h: alvas@mt:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 3.5T 2.7T 597G 83% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev 63G ...
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Suddenly remote NFS folders will not auto-mount when booting up

I have a headless server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with all latest updates. It is sharing a number of folders using NFS. Contents of may /etc/exports file: # add folders we want to share ...
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cannot mount any type of external drive

i run Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit on a Lenovo y50 and i'm trying to figure out how come my laptop doesn't mount drives whenever i try to connect one. no error messages appear, just nothing happens. i've tried ...
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Revertably use computer's hard disk from portable system

Running Ubuntu from a portable medium (USB stick), I want to also be able to use the HDD of a computer, e.g. for swap and to temporarily save data. However, I want not to touch the HDD in a not ...
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User rights for non admin users on ext4 data partition

I'm trying to give every user writing permission to the data partition. However when I do so every user can delete each others folder although he has no rights to that folder. What I want is: 1) Every ...
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the disk drive for /etc/fstab: is not ready

When I boot my machine up, I get an error: The disk drive for /etc/fstab: is not ready yet or not present. Continue to wait, or Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery. This error ...
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Encrypted home not mounting after upgrade

I am using lubuntu 14.04 ( 64 bit) with encrypted home directory. I did an upgrade from command line using "sudo do-release-upgrade". After the upgrade I am unable to login to my home. The splash ...
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Backup and restore

I've followed the tutorial here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem/TAR Now to my issue. When i boot up my Ubuntu Server with a live cd to restore from my backupfile i stumble upon ...
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What is the Linux equivalent of C drive on SSD and D drive on HDD?

I am installing Ubuntu and used to Windows, so I will make the comparisons to it. I have a SSD and an HDD. In windows I would install the OS on the SSD (making it C drive) and put all my games and ...
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“mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. Opts: (null)” slows boot down

So, my main problem is Xubuntu 15.04 takes longer to boot than it did before I upgraded from 14.10. It seems that the entry "mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. Opts: (null)" is the offender. ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 not using swap

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell laptop. For some reason Ubuntu is not using swap. The swap partition is created: Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type /dev/sda1 * ...
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Not enough boot space to download Ubuntu 14.04.03

Hi this is slightly different to the other problems listed under this heading - brand new 1TB drive so no old kernals. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /cow ...
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Owner of mounted folder changes when it is actually mounted

I have a folder /media/user/drive_name that is set in fstab to automount an NTFS drive /dev/sdc2 /media/user/drive_name ntfs auto The problem is that when the drive is mounted, it and all of it's ...
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DVD Will not mount blanks

I'm having no success mounting blank DVDs to burn. When I run the disks utility it tells me that the DVD Drive is read-only. If anyone knows why this happens other than no file system to read. ...
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Drive not showing up

Every time I start my ubuntu and do a "ls" in "/media/my_username" directory my drive D: is not showing up,but after when I enter the D: using GUI and doing a ls it shows up,can any one help!
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How to prevent Ubuntu from mounting a partition it founds?

Adding a static fstab record for a particular partition effectively prevents automatic mounting logic to work with and it works great when I want the partition to actually be mounted (in a place I ...
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System can't write in the windows mounted location

I have a shared directory on a Windows server and mounted it on Ubuntu 14.04 server with this command, sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.137/data$ /mnt/data I mounted the directory using sudo as the ...
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how I can rearrange my partitions?

I need help with this problem! I would like to install windows and ubuntu in the same hard disk. My plan was to have Windows on a partition, install ubuntu on another partition, one for ubuntu files ...
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FSTab, manage 2 boot partitions 'priority'?

My FSTab /etc/fstaballows 2 boots partitions, one on the machine HDD (where there are swapand FS /), another on a USB pendrive. I duplicated the boot line in /etc/fstab and changed the UUID and ...
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Unable to load Windows(8.x) Partition in Ubuntu

I have a HP Laptop with Windows 8.1 installed and there seems to be some problem with the hard disk, due to which Windows never boots up. It just hangs at start up. I'm trying to recover some ...
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usb formatting error

i tried formating my usb using disks and say Error formatting volume Error creating file system: Command-line `mkfs.vfat -I -n "sara" "/dev/sdc"' exited with non-zero exit status 1: stdout: ...
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Cannot play (or rip) Audio CD (but DVD and Data play)

Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) I cannot play (or rip) Audio CDs. I can play and read DVDs and data CDs / DVDs. When I try to play an audio CD in VLC I get the following error: Your input can't be opened: ...
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Mount NAS drive OpenMediavaul

after a did a new installation on my notebook I forgot to take a backup of the fstab. I tried to mount doing the following steps: Installed common-nfs Created by mkdir /nfs so I do have /mnt/nfs on ...
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USB devices keep asking for password - polkit makes no difference

I was trying to make a live USB using 14.04 Ubuntu dual boot on a Chromebook. I used startup usb creator, but it wouldn't work, kept saying installation failed. It said I didn't have permission to ...
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boot folder on my USB pendrive

I copied my boot folder onto a USB pendrive. (My FS is LUKS encrypted, I put the keyfile on the dongle, I want the pendrive to be plugged if a user wants to use the machine) I did it: put whole ...
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Files are not shown on mounted partition that is booted from LiveCd

I need help. I have installed Arch after Ubuntu and Elementary OS, and after that my grub was messed up, and I was unable to boot again in Elementary OS. So I decided to backup my files from home ...
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Ubuntu rescue mode mount and backup files

I'm logged into the Ubuntu Recovery mode to backup my files. The output of sudo fdisk -l is The output of parted --list is The output of lsblk and mount | grep /dev/sd is Could you help me ...
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How to permanently mount password-protected samba share with workgroup

I can use the following command to log into a samba share on my network: smbclient -L //host.name.com -U myUser --workgroup=WORK where myUser is my username and WORK is the name of the workgroup. I ...
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Installation ubuntu 14.10 too much partition primary

I was downloaded the Ubuntu 15.04 iso from the oficial site. I was mounted this iso in Windows 8 and I was run wubi. This askme for a size and accept whit 18 GB. Then wubi was downloaded the Ubuntu ...
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GRUB version 2.02 doesn't show Windows boot manager after dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04

I had windows 8 , I dual booted windows with ubuntu 14.04 after a while. Now ubuntu is in partition 1 sda1 and you type this command in Terminal sudo fdisk -l WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition ...
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Unable to access “windows” [duplicate]

today just when i started installing a new copy of windows 10 on my laptop i realised that i haven't retrieved the windows product key from the hard disk. because of my stupidity i quikly took of the ...
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I'm trying to mount a windows partition but it can't because it's hibernating [duplicate]

So I can't boot into windows, and something's wrong with it so i'm trying to fix it in ubuntu, but i can't do anything with the windows partition because it's unmounted, i can't mount it again either ...
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How do I set an SD card as main storage

Hey all I have a Chromebook running both Chrome OS and Crouton with KDE. I want to make the SD card the main storage of my comp. as the Chromebooks have very little SSD space.
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temporary private mounts

I'm testing shared mounts on ubuntu server 14.04, and I'm having some issues regarding mount propagations. #mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /mnt/tmp/ #mkdir /tmp/foo/ #mount -o bind /mnt/tmp/ /tmp/foo/ #mount ...
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error mounting external harddrive

I have a partitioned external harddrive, have been able to open it before after checking on here. Now it cannot and just shows Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/anna/Untitled: Command-line ...