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

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Lag in Kubuntu - Config fstab correctly?

I use Kubuntu and have a partition with NTFS format which contain old data from previous version Ubuntu. I configured fstab to mount it: /dev/sda6 /home/stun ntfs permissions,uid=1000 0 ...
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pam_mount often unable to mount and hangs for minutes

I have some centrally managed Ubuntu workstations that authenticate users against Active Directory and mount user home folders on logon with pam_mount. This usually works as expected, but sometimes ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 due to ntfs partition auto mount I guess

I cant login to the Ubuntu 14.04 but I can access the guest user. If I enter the correct password, it flashes and comes back to the same login screen and if I enter wrong password it mentions invalid ...
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cannot understand difference of my drives

I have four hdd in my pc. one of them is installed with windows7 and one of them is recently installed with ubuntu 16.06 and two of them are just for storage. After ubuntu is installed, I clicked on ...
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fstab - Trying to access smb share hangs

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 computer with SMB shared folders, and from a Windows computer I'm able to gain access to these without problems. From this Ubuntu computer I've set the fstab so that I can gain ...
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Problem with VHD mounting

I have followed whole article Mount a VHD or VDI in Linux with vdfuse and everything gone great except last step. When I type vdfuse -r "/media/mike/DATA/VM-VHD/SGOS.vhd" ~/Test (I want just copy one ...
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Unable to recognize hard disks in 16.04

I opened my desktop box and I saw 2 physical hard disks. In Disks I can see /sda and /sdb, and but cannot access them or format them. If I try to format them, I got this error: Error ...
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Ubuntu Server issues with LVM

I need help with my Ubuntu Server 16.04. After reinstalling, I've noticed that some LVM2 units were not mounted, unlike the others that was in EXT4. I've followed the instructions in this link ...
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Unable to install Kubuntu 16.04 because one of the existing partitions is mounted at /cdrom

I've been trying to install Kubuntu 16.04 for a couple of days now, but couldn't make any progress. I've done my research and none of the workarounds proved effective. I am able to create a bootable ...
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NAS won't mount at boot but will mount with mount command after boot

NAS won't auto-mount at boot - no answers CIFS FSTAB won't start at boot and mount -a doesn't work as expected - not related, sudo mount -a works for me CIFS mount through fstab not ...
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Error copying files from (UDF) mounted image to USB drive

EDIT: Nevermind, I just found out that the image was corrupted. sudo mount -t udf -o loop /home/cyberdoug/Documentos/HRJXVA00_W10x64ROW_homeCOS\(DL\)_v3.iso /mnt This is the command I'm using to ...
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How do I access my home folder in a separate partition that has been mounted on a new version of Ubuntu

I ran into problems when I was using Ubuntu 14.04 my log in screen was looping and I checked on-line and saw a solution that told me to try chown -R $USER:$USER sudo so apparently I recurrently ...
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My partition mounted at /home keep getting unmounted after every restart. How to stop this?

I have recently started using Ubuntu 16.04 and I made a fresh installation. Whenever I restart my computer the /dev/sda gets unmounted. As a result I can't login through the UI and I have to manually ...
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How does 16.04 mount my newly-mdadm-created RAID? (It's not in /etc/fstab)

I've created a RAID device using mdadm. It's /dev/md0 and I've successfully formatted and mounted it at /media/raid. I created an /etc/fstab entry for /dev/md0, but md0 is gone when I reboot. Upon ...
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what happens when mount a partition on /?

I have a partition /dev/sdb1 what happens after executing this command? sudo mount /dev/sdb1 / -o rw ^ I know that must change mountpoint "/" address as mentioned above. ...
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can anyone help me “mount fail” [duplicate]

help me please. [+]-Linux only without windows
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Why does Ubuntu create dublicates of a partition in /media?

I have a dual boot system with windows and ubuntu, each of them on a different partition. Additionally, i have a partition called Multimedia just for storing things like data files or my Eclipse ...
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mounting problem error message [duplicate]

i have installed ubuntu along with windows 10 but, i am unable to open the windows drives.It shows some error message that there is a mounting problem.
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CIFS Network Share / GUI File Manager Permissions

I have followed the instructions located at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountWindowsSharesPermanently To mount a Windows File Server Network Share The mount happens successfully and I am ...
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Lost Password in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04, encrypted home directory. Jotted down system info including password, etc., in a document which will presumably be in /home/mike/somewhere. Hadn't printed the file to ...
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Gaining root privs within LiveCD, for drive mounted in /media/[user]?

So, here is my scenario, for a recent version of Lubuntu. (I've tried tapping Lubuntu forums for help, that was a no-go.) My hard drive is beginning to fail, according to the disk tool I load within ...
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Why opening a folder via a shortcut makes Audacious to start?

I have very recently decided to use Ubuntu Mate. I installed Audacious and whenever I open a folder via its shortcut (placed in the panel) Audacious runs by itself and starts to scan the folder opened....
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Install linux-headers on nexus 7 2013 running ubuntu touch

I have installed ubuntu touch on my nexus 7 2013 recently, and have faced problem installing driver for Moxa Uport usb adapter. Actually the driver needs to be compilled and this is why I need linux ...
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Open LUKS encrypted disk with only password

My PC has 2 disks: SSD: Ubuntu with LUKS encryption HDD: My files with LUKS encryption (same password) I installed new Ubuntu on SSD and now I want to open my HDD in it but when I enter password ...
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Unable to burn blank dvd

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 I am using k3b as my default dvd burner When I insert any blank dvd I get the following error: unable to mount DVD-R Disc location is already mounted I tried with DVD which ...
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How to mount Ubuntu partition permanently writeable?

When I boot I always get the login terminal (not the gui). I always have to use the recovery mode and remount the Ubuntu partition with: $ mount -o rw,remount / After that, I get into the normal ...
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Change google drive folder location with grive-tools

I have installed grive and set it up in some ./data folder. Then I installed grive-tools, because I don't want to run the grive command every time I want to sync my files. After opening the Google ...
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Automount in 16.04

I need automount for internal and external storages. On boot and on connect. For now I have to click in file manager to make it accessible which is weird for 2016! I know that only udev can be ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu with LUKS. System hangs at “cryptsetup: sda5_crypt set up successfully”"

I've looked at a couple methods but this is all new territory for me. Workflow: I boot up my machine, then I'm asked for my pass phrase, I successfully enter it and I get the "cryptsetup: sda5_crypt ...
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How do I mount a disk to provide needed space on top level directory?

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a disk with about 80GB of storage. Recently, I started getting errors reporting that I did not have enough storage space. I have other drives with several Terra-bytes ...
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USB Drives only mounting when login to GUI not via SSH session

I recently upgraded from 14.04.3 -> 16.04 and am noticing some strange behavior with my USB drives. In 14.04.3 I could restart my system and login via SSH and I would see my USB drives mounted, but ...
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Is it possible to mount an iso in writable mode ? [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to mount in mode writable. I mean to mount a content of an iso file in order to modify it in /media/USERNAME/NEWFOLDER
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Accessing a server directory

At my university, I have a home directory located on the main university server. To access this directory, I have been given some instructions which will mount the server on my local machine, and ...
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“ No root file system is defined please correct this from the partitioning menu”

While attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 I get this message: No root file system is defined please correct this from the partitioning menu On the "Installation Type" window, the partition table ...
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How can I format or delete an SD card that is not being recognized?

I'm in a similar situation to the one d3vid was in. I'm trying to reformat my SD card because I believe that's what's making it so hard for my computer to recognize it. Gnome Disk Utility recognizes ...
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File transfer from oneplus X to ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I cannot transfer files from my oneplus X (oxygen based android 5.1.1) to my laptop (ubuntu 14.04). Using MTP, only shows drivers, and using PTP, can only transfer camera photos. How to transfer all ...
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Package dependencies

I am installing vlc in ubuntu 14.04 then its showing some error.. This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be ...
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How can I mount a Samsung Camera on Ubuntu?

So I have been trying to mount my Samsung 3150f camera and I have been using a combination of these two tutorials: Detect and mount devices? Can't transfer photos from Kodak Easy Share C195 ...
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How do I mount a RAID in Ubuntu?

First, I'm a total newbie to this platform and only have a very basic knowledge of command line input in Terminal... Long story short, I have a five disk LaCie RAID box (RAID 5) that seems to have ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 Eject SD Cards Itself?

System: 16.04 Ubuntu on Macbook Air 2013-mid. I just went sleep, system locked screen and then logged in back again. I see Ubuntu ejected my SD memory card itself. I want to understand why because I ...
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Can't mount HFS+ drive in Xubuntu

I am trying to gain read access to an old MacBook hard drive, but I cannot even get it to mount in my desktop running Xubuntu 14.04. I have already installed hfsprogs, but when I plug the drive in (...
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Mount partition with grub

thanks for responding this question I have a multiboot config with Windows and Ubuntu and i want to edit the config of the grub to unmount the Ubuntu partitions if Windows is chosen, and if is ...
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Is “mount --bind dir1 dir2” an alternative for hard links for directories?

It's a known fact that you cannot create hard links for directories. My question is whether can one use mount --bind dir1 dir2 instead of creating a hardlink of dir1 to dir2? which can't happen
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mount sdb1 and sdc1 to the same mount point

how can I mount sdb1 and sdc1 to the same mount point? I think multipath-tools is suitable for this purpose but I don't know how to use this tool (if it is suitable!)
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Why am I still unable to run a script on NTFS partitions after remount with suitable perssimions?

I use a mobile hard disk in ubuntu and I want to run scripts on the disk. At first, the permission is denied. Therefore, I followed the advices in this answer How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (...
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Recovering from NFS file

I used to have a NAS storage (STOREX NAS-351). After a firmware upgrade, the system is unresponsive and won't get connected to the network. I extracted the hard drive, a Western Digital Caviar SE 500 ...
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Cannot add or delete a file from internal drive [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.4 along with Windows 8 and I have 2 drives in windows, C and D. In Ubuntu, I can open and read these drives. But cannot delete or add files and folders to these drives. Please ...
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Transmission not working on UUID disk and proper permissions

I cannot get any downloads finished, when it gets about 5mb downloaded, i get the Permission Denied error transmission is running on debian-transmission This answer does NOT work for me Also, the ...
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Hard drive strange mounting behaviour

Ubuntu Desktop, latest version. I'm having an issue with one of my hard drives, randomly (Or an unknown trigger) the mounted hard drive will re-mount it's self, and will become mounted twice, both ...
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Error mounting system-managed device

I used to work with windows 8.1 on my notebook. After a few problems, I decided to remove it and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. So far, so good. But now I cannot mount a file cdrom (documents,mp3...) . ...