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

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Avoid flooding disk by copying to failed mount point

I intend to copy files from one Kubuntu PC to the Samba share of a second PC as a backup. For this purpose I am using a backup GUI tool. I would like to mount the samba share to a mount point on the ...
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Raid 5 array built with incorrect partition size (Ubuntu Server 14.04)

First of all, I am an absolute beginner with Ubuntu Server. I decided to build my own server and running it with 4x 3TB drives in a software RAID mounted as /home and an SSD with the OS on it. When I ...
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What is the purpose of iocharset=utf8?

I see iocharset=utf8 recommended nearly everywhere when mounting Windows SMB shares into Linux. I have mounted vhdx files to a Ubuntu VM that I want to be assured that whatever files I write to the ...
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Hard drive not mounting

I'm trying to connect to an external HD (Samsun D3 station). It is not recognize by any OS (MAC, windows and linux). I have tried with different cable (USB and AC) and no difference I even try open ...
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Hard Drive recognises everything as executable

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have an external Hard Drive that I use for storage data. In order to be able to execute file in this Hard Drive, I modified the /etc/fstab adding the following code: ...
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How to mount a clonezilla disk image on windows 10? [closed]

I did an image from a entire ntfs windows hdd using Clonezilla. A folder with a lot of files were written and now I can't get access to the original files. I tried OSFMount but don't know which file ...
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Configuring NFS mount to use LDAP user id

My research group uses LDAP authentication for all the desktops. However, we've purchased a few laptops and would like to set them up so that they don't require LDAP authentication (so we can work ...
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Kernal Panic, unable-to-mount-root-fs-on-unknown-block0-0

I am on ubuntu 15.04. I got stranded on a error like mentioned above. Tried recovery mode from Advance options, still getting same error. I also tried running it from live cd, I get the same error ...
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Samba file sharing error 13

I've got three computers running at my home: my workstation (W10), the missus' Mac and my file server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I'm trying to backup one of my workstation folders to my file server. ...
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MySQL won't start after changing the datadir (14.04, mysql 5.7)

I've mounted a separate hdd to /mnt/temp, and changed datadir to point to this. I added the correct settings in apparmor and worked away with mysql for a few hours. After adding performance_schema to ...
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Xubuntu 15.10 mounting data cd as audio cd

I am trying to run a game on my Xubuntu machine. When I put the CD in for the game it recognizes it as an audio CD with a "Track 2.wav" that is the same size as the collective files on the disk. When ...
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What is the new path for mounted usb drives in Ubuntu 15.10?

In past versions of Ubuntu I have always been about to find a folder for external usb drives in /mnt or /media/username after they have been mounted. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 I have noticed ...
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How to mount directory from vagrant box on local FS using SSHFS?

I want to mount the / of the vagrant box on to the local fs using sshfs. the command i used was sshfs hadoopuser@192.168.0.106:/ . The authenticity of host '192.168.0.106 (192.168.0.106)' can't be ...
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Iomega Seagate NAS unable to mount

I am having problems with a Iomega NAS which is a 1TB Seagate SATA it's giving me a white blink and not showing up via network. I am close to bashing the seagate with a lump hammer, been trying to get ...
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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 ...