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

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How can i mount any device on Ubuntu?

I everyone! I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I'm having a bit of a problem with any device that I want to mount. This problem started after my ipod crashed: I just unpluged it and from then on, any ...
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Backing up Ubuntu to a Windows NAS

I have spent hours trying to replicate the function of Cobian Backup (Windows only) on Linux (Xubuntu): basically to schedule backups of certain folders to an external hard drive attached to a router ...
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Can't mount shared folders in Ubuntu Guest

With VirtualBox 5.0.2 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed, I have tried many solutions I found online and have not been able to mount my shared files folder. I have installed GuestAdditions, and I can login ...
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mount xbox 360 formated disk

I have a game save data on a usb pen drive. Ubuntu doensnt recognize the disk file system though. I used the command fdisk -l, and tried installing netware 386 packages, but the disk still wound ...
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Swap partition loaded but not listed in fstab

I'm in the process of moving my swap partition between two disks and I encountered this behaviour that makes me uncomfortable removing my old swap. I'd like to know: If I can safely remove the swap ...
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Shrink linux space to install windows

I want to install windows while I have Ubuntu, but I can't figure out how to unmount ext4 (the drive that contains linux) in order to shrink its space. Any ideas? I've been looking all around the ...
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extending wubi installed ubuntu size

I installed ubuntu using wubi. Now I want to extend ubuntu's size. Executed the following commands: sudo dd if=/dev/zero bs=1MiB of=/host/ubuntu/disks/root.disk conv=notrunc oflag=append count=2048 ...
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Auto mount ext4 usb so that all users can write to it

I have a usb device ext4 file system, I manually mount it like this mount -t ext4 /dev/sda1 /mnt/sdcard1 then change permissions manually to enable others to write to it. What line should I ...
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HDD not recognized correctly

MY 500gb HDD was working fine until a few reboots ago. lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 232.9G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 225G 0 part / ├─sda2 8:2 0 1K ...
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Mounting a new hard drive into Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to mount a new 1TB hard drive into my plex server that I just built day before yesterday. I'm having trouble with getting it to recognize the hard drive outside of being /dev/sdb Output of ...
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How can I use an ISO of an audio CD?

I have an ISO of an audio CD that was created by someone using OS X. I would like to use this ISO in Ubuntu -- ultimately in order to extract the tracks to sound files. When I attempt to mount the ...
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Formatting drives for Ubuntu

I'm a relatively new Ubuntu user and am about to set up a new computer with Ubuntu 15.10. I've added a 2 TB drive to the unit but I'm unsure what format I should use. I've been using NTFS for all my ...
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problem mounting new disk partition

I'm trying to install Arch Linux for a Raspberry Pi 2 according to their instructions on http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv7/broadcom/raspberry-pi-2 on a brand new 64G micro-SD card. I'm doing so ...
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Cannot Mount Windows Harddisk and cannot start Windows after a power issue [on hold]

Cannot Mount Windows Harddisk and cannot start Windows after a power issue. Ever i try to access the hard disk it says "Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ubuntu/B018E7C518E78924: Command-line ...
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USB Media stopped working from one day to the next on 2 PCs (Ubuntu 14.04)

frome one day to the next Ubuntu 14.04 stopped recognizing any USB media. Plugging in a USB stick or my Android phone plays the familiar klick sound but no device is listed in nemo or the native file ...
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D-link dwm-157 not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Community. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on Lenovo G50-70 Laptop. I just bought an USB mobile internet dongle D-Link dwm-157. My issue is same as 3G D-Link DWM-157 Modem Install on Ubuntu ...
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unable to mount ntfs filesystem after upgrading to windows 10 on dual boot system

I have a dual boot system - Ubuntu 14.04 and recently upgraded Windows 10 - running on a Dell Inspiron N5030 laptop. Everything worked fine after the upgrade but a couple of days later I started ...
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microSDHC UHS-I Sandisk fails to mount read-write

I bought 2 SanDisk 16GB microSDHC UHS-I cards to use with my Raspberry PI's and unfortunatelly I'm running into the mount issues. I understand that when there's an issue mounting a filesystem systemd ...
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Mount directory with spacebar

how to mount directory with spacebar Katarzyna Buszkiewicz? root@ubuntu:/mnt/backup_ws_users# mount -t cifs -o username=wlodek,rw,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 //192.168.0.2/Katarzyna/040Buszkiewicz ...
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Im having a issue mounting a disk with [duplicate]

Hi im getting this issue when trying to mount sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error ...
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Partition sizes different in df and fdisk

I'm seeing different sizes using df vs fdisk commands. Please help! df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 16G 4.0K 16G 1% /dev ...
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Automounting non-root LUKS LVM on boot?

So using the following I made it so Ubuntu would not boot, although I was able to remedy this by booting into Ubuntu recovery, dropping to a root shell, and putting fstab back as it was: HOWTO: ...
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Multiple mount points in single partition

I found some asks about this, but i didn't understand. Could someone shows how to do fresh install with multiple mount points in single partition? Scheme: SSD [256 GB] - OS and dependencies like: ...
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Using an SD card for extending my SSD

I just bought a Jetdrive Lite 330 128GB SD card to extend my 256 GB SSD. I am using Ubuntu LTS 14.04. The idea is to permanently have it connected to the laptop and save some of my data on that (not ...
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USB corrupted, how to proceed

While trying to install GRUB on an USB (because my PC wasn't recognizing it on boot), I ended up messing up and got a corrupted USB, I can't mount it, and trying to format it with GParted doesn't ...
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How to mount HFS+ drive as non-admin user and keep the ability to write to it?

I am trying to setup a Time Machine server on Ubuntu. I've managed to mount the HFS+ drive with hfsprogs so that I can write to it. I tried to use netatalk However, it requires root privilege to ...
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Can't mount devices

Let me explain. First my PC did freeze after I logged in, so i did have to reinstall unityconfig-tools and enable unity plugin. If I doesn't run "unity" command the screen won't change. Now I can use ...
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How to mount (possibly damaged) Win8 RAID0 to recover Data

My ASUS UX301LA Ultrabook started with the following screen: Following this Windows repair said that the HD could not be repaired, because it was locked. So Windows won't start. I have tried to ...
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Help with Ubuntu /Windows boot

I was stuck in GRUB 2 for days, I could not boot Windows or Ubuntu. I kept making new bootable usb with the same version of Ubuntu in an attempt to boot up and repair. I somehow got lucky on my 100th ...
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Why is my mounted Private directory empty?

I set up a Private directory following this doc, and then i saw a ~/Private dir with some readme files into it. I changed the permissions in order to be able to create files there, and i moved some ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Transmission Torrent Client uses High CPU when writing to NTFS partition

I use transmission client to download torrents. I noticed a few things: 1] Over ISP's local network, when downloading at high speeds from peering (say 790 Kbps), the CPU usage goes drastically high ...
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accessing a USB device using FTDI D2XX driver

I am trying to access a USB mass-storage device (happens to be a Cycleops Joule 1.0 cycling computer) on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. There exists open-source software called GoldenCheetah that is intended ...
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Ubuntu losetup command does not mount the image of sd-card

I have used the gdiskdump tool to create a dd image of my 2gb sd card. And used losetup command to create a loop-back device. Usually when i used only dd command from terminal, and then used losetup, ...
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error mounting volume [duplicate]

enter image description here Hello, I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and windows 10 with dual boot. However, when I try to access part of my disk, error in the picture appear. I tried steps in here : How ...
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Syncing Banshee with Android phone external SD Card, not mounting properly with MTP or PTP

I am running banshee on Ubuntu Trusty LTS. I have a samsung 5 phone, which has an external SD card. I would like to sync my playlists to my external card, but am having problems. I think my main ...
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Transcend HDD suddenly won't mount

I'm in a bit of a pickle as my Trancend storejet HDD won't mount with Ubuntu all of a sudden. It contains important files. I keep getting this long error message that as an Ubuntu noob really ...
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ALERT! /dev/mapper/xxxxx does not exist. Dropping to a shell

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on vmware. I can't login to Ubuntu. i'm in a situation similar to the one described in this post ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/xxxxxxxxx does not exist. Dropping to a shell I ...
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Fstab after reboot does not work

I have a problem with the mount Windows directory (terminal) I mount mount.cifs //192.168.1.151/_wymiana /mnt/share_2 -o user=wega and it works When I go to /etc/fstab and add ...
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Help with Understanding Mounting unprotected (guest) network folders

I am trying to configure my Emby Media Server, but I guess that for Emby to see the files on my HDD's, I have to configure networked share folders in fstab. I read the Ubuntu Mount Guide for doing ...
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is it possible to share an nfs share?

I have multiple nfs shares from multiple sources, I would like to centralize all shares to re-dispatch them... I've tried but I can't see the content of a shara from the center of operations... Can ...
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Same HDD shows twice in /media folder?

Noob here... THE BACK STORY So I was working at trying to mount some secondary HDDs in fstab. Both volumes are labeled with names that have spaces. Fstab didn't like me leaving spaces in the names I ...
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Proper way to mount a hfs+ dive for read and write

So I have this drive from my old Mac Pro which contains a lot of data (about 1.5TB). I switched to a Linux box (running Ubuntu 15.10) and now I need r/w access to it. I got it working using this ...
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udev rule seems not working properly to force the usb device into fix location

I've created a udev rule to force my usb devices into fixed folders at /dev/ (one, is a webcam into /dev/video1 and the other one is a framegrabber into /dev/video0 ) I need to do this because, by ...
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Error when reading SD formatted on Camera

Hello I have a 64GB microSD card (Samsung or Sandisk) and when I format it in the Ubuntu Laptop it works fine. When I use it in my Canon camera and I formatted so I can record when I try to mount it ...
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USB doesn't mount

I have a problem. I have had Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop for 2 years and up until now no problems with the USB. But since this evening the pc doesn't mount the USB. I read some discussions but the ...
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Another noob wondering where I went wrong in Fstab

I still don't quite understand the last two numbers in Fstab... I heard that one is the "dump", and "dumping" didn't sound like anything I wanted and/or needed, so I gave it a value of 0... I also ...
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Linux launcher resetting to “default” programs, logging me out when I try to change

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 via virtual box on a Windows 7 OS, I had a blue screen last night which I think has corrupted a file to do with the partition perhaps. When I login the programs in the sidebar ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS - RAID 5 volume vs capacity discrepancies

I currently have a RAID 5 setup on an Ubuntu 14.14 RAID setup includes (3) 2TB disks. The RAID /dev/md127 is showing 4.0 TB in size. Which would be correct I believe on a RAID 5 setup with 6.0 TB in ...
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Edited /fstab, ruined everything, need help

I run Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox from a Windows 7 OS, I ran into some problems this morning, started troubleshooting which lead to me editing my fstab file, I think I deleted out an essential UUID. ...
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Gparted cannot unmount USB

I recently bought a new USB, anyway when first plug it in i get this error. Which is clearly wrong as this comp has never seen this USB before. And it does end up mounting anyway. It shows up in ...