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

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Problem with full partition on / and raid

I'm in sort of bug with my root partition taking 100% I try to mount the / partition on a new folder /tmp/2ndRoot/ to make a correct du without /home and other folder mounted, and it seems the system ...
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Mounting virtual shared folder - mount succeeds, but any access to folders hangs

I have been using the following script to mount virtual box shared drives in my guest Ubuntu (with host Windows) #!/bin/bash # Mounts all known drives shared via virtual box # ...
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nfs configured - clients cannot connect

I'm trying to get NFS working on my ubuntu server 14.04 again. It was originally working until last weekend, but when I tried to configure samba everything wen't fubar. Now none of my devices can ...
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Problem with access to mounted drive

I can not make my newly mounted hdd work properly. First and foremost, I can not access it to read and write any file or folder even after changing the privileges to +775 and even +777 (though I can ...
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How to mount a 20 TB file system

I have recently created a file server with 6x4tb hard drives. One hard drive is used as the file system and is formatted with ext4. While I have created an LVM with the other five drives. This LVM ...
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Network booting mounting problem

I'm trying to set up a server for diskless clients. My previous (solved) issue is here. But I have a new one. It isn't able to load ubuntu because of error: mount: mounting /nfsroot on /root ...
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Can I mount and access files from a live cd that is currently running ubuntu?

I was thinking if i put some extra files in the iso and burn it to a cd/dvd, can i access it during a live session.
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I got a error,when i start my computer [duplicate]

i am getting this type of problem,when i open my computer(continue to wait or press s to skip mounting or m for manual recovery) please help me regarding this
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Can a USB drive be accessible to the installer at the start of a cdrom-based system installation?

I have a preseeding file, preseed.cfg, on a USB drive, and I'd like to know if there's some way to make this drive available to the installer during a cdrom-based installation. (Once the installation ...
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Accessing OneDrive files on a ntfs partition from Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot on my computer, Win 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. It works great. There is one thing that puzzles me though. I mounted NTFS partition so I can see it in "Files" app and work with it normaly ...
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DVD / CR drive not found after 14.04 install

My DVD/CD drive (LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support) which worked on Windows, does not play or read anything once Ubuntu 14.04 was installed. I see it in the BIOS, shows an ...
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Removed a partition with GParted. Ubuntu still tries to mount it

This is my problem. When I installed my Ubuntu 14.04 partition coming back from Windows 7, I decided to leave my Games partition alone and have it be there. I then realized having a root partition, a ...
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Automating a mount operation that requires user input

I want to mount a directory on a file server at startup. This is my /etc/fstab entry: # mount the fileserver https://fsrv.company/ /mnt/fileserver davfs user,auto 0 0 Manually mounting it with ...
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ubuntu wont mount any partitions

So my laptop currently dual boots Windows 7 and Ubuntu (trusty). I also had SteamOS, but I deleted the partitions for that and made a new one, which I plan to use as a steam library folder for my ...
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How to mount iso as a device

Before formatting my hard drive to dual boot a new install of both Windows and Xubuntu, I made an ISO of my whole SSD and put it on my data hard disk by doing this from a live CD: dd if=/dev/sda ...
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DVD RW Not Detected/Mount failed while boot

My FSTAB File(/etc/fstab) /etc/fstab: static file system information. Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name ...
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Ubuntu mount points to enable a BTSync share - consistent mount point

My additional HDD's mount to location media/username/PartitionName Using the BTSync software to create a folder sync, I am trying to point to a Mountpoint and folder location. BTSync only seems to ...
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Mount point causing problems to unmount other drives

For some reason, Ubuntu created this mountpoint /media/[username]/LACIE Whenever I connect a USB drive, even the Lacie one, this mountpoint makes it imposible to safely remove the drives. For example, ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 cant read dvds,cds

I'm having trouble reading any cds or dvds. Eject command works and the drive will spin but the media/cdrom file is always empty after trying multiple data dvds. I also wanted to try and reinstall ...
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mountall error message with mhddfs

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an SSD, and want to setup my /tmp using mhddfs to join a small tmpfs and an HDD partition. I have managed to get the /etc/fstab looking ok, and the boot runs ok (no ...
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External disk mount again after safe removal

I have an external ntfs disk. When I try to safe remove it, after few seconds it is mounted again without doing nothing... This happens every time and with every remove method I tried: clicking on ...
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very slow boot due 11 second delay in remounting my root partition

I am using ubuntugnome 14.04. I have very slow boot, mainly due to this step [ 4.021460] EXT4-fs (sdb3): mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. Opts: (null) [ 15.774680] EXT4-fs (sdb3): ...
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share home and ntfs folder in dropbox between ubuntu machines

I have a working Ubuntu 12.04 in a dual-boot with windows vista and in separate partition I have installed ubuntu 14.04 to test and slowly replace 12.04. In existing 12.04 installation I am syncing ...
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installation of Micromax 353G modem in ubuntu

I bought a Micromax 353G modem, but I use ubuntu 13.04 in my laptop. Can you tell me how to install on 13.04?
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How to properly set up a 'network drive' in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I've got a NAS in my home network, which can serve files both via CIFS or NFS. Some of the shares require a username and password and I want all machines to automatically mount the shares on boot. ...
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If an internal HDD is not mounted, is it still in function?

I have a probably stupid question, but I'm gonna try anyway I have both a SSD and a HDD on my laptop: if my HDD is data only, and not mounted unless I need something inside (there's no "eject" icon ...
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How to prevent a partition from being mounted [by dolphin]?

I have a partition taking a whole separate drive that I use for backups. I don't want it to be automounted at startup or mounted by anything I'm not aware of because else it would kill the purpose of ...
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How to fix `cat: write error: Broken pipe`?

I'm following Realtime Adaptive Translation Systems with cdec, Tutorial by Michael Denkowski. In Parameter Tuning step, after creating the cdec.ini and weights.init files, I tried to run this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 isn't show remote mount path

Hi I'm working on setup ubuntu 14.04 desktop for my client. I edited /etc/fstab file to mount 2 different servers. When I rebooted it's mounted but not showing mountpath when I run df -h Is there ...
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Unable to change permissions for group on USB drives

I have newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 for a media server. My problem is that I have all the media on external USB drives. The drives are write/readable by the user & Files explorer but Plex Media ...
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24GB SSD Large HDD Partitioning

First, I've read the recommended Q/As, so please don't mark this duplicate without a close reading. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 to the SSD, along with a swap partition. (there will not be any other ...
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Can't mount/format internal hard drive

I've been trying to use this guide to install a permanently mounted hard drive to store media on: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingANewHardDrive So far I've come up with next to nothing. ...
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MASCARADE_DES_RYTHMES permission

I got you do not have permission necessary to read contents of MASCARADE_DES_RYTHMES when I click on Cd/DVD driver on the Ubuntu files. I tried to mount CD/DVD ROM, but I tried to use wodim --devices ...
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I cant mount my Tizen device

I'm trying to take an image of my tizen device on ubuntu, but ubuntu cant mount it neither can it be listed as one of the devices that is connected to the computer on the terminal even though its ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 14.04

I am a new user and don't know anything about Linux codes. when i tried installing Ubuntu in addition to Windows 7, I get this error message saying "Press S to skip mount or M for manual recovery". ...
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I am trying to mount a dvd, but it does not work

I type in: mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/dvd But this comes out: mount: you must specify the filesystem type The output of lsblk is: sda 8:0 0 149.1G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 145.1G 0 part / ...
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Can't mount xfs filesystem after reboot

I have an amazon ec2 instance running Ubuntu 12.04. It has an attached EBS volume formatted as XFS. It's worked fine for a long time. However, after a reboot today, the volume is no longer being ...
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Moved installation to another partition, now some python apps don't work

I had to move the data from one small partition (sda6) to a bigger partition (sda3). I first back-up using tar with this command tar -cvpzf and extracted with tar -xvpzf. Both are formated with ext4 ...
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VirtualBox and mounting Windows Drive

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 x64-bit as my primary OS and I am planning to use Windows 7 Ultimate x64-bit OS in VirtualBox. How I can mount Windows Drive to my VirtualBox(Oracle).
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mount dvd player wodim

I got got following error message when I use wodim --devices to know the devices and want to mount my device, What should I do to resolve the error message? Your help and information is great ...
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mount dvd player

I just wanted to DVD player to view video and pictures on DVD and realized that I need mount the device to use it. I want to learn the procedures to mount the device and to use it. Your help and ...
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Ubuntu Username / Home Directory Changed - Now Files & Settings Are Gone

================================== UPDATE - 6/20 #tangodown I went ahead and executed 'cp -rfp /home/OLD /home/NEW' Now, I have some additional hidden folders in '/home/NEW', and it also has a new ...
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Error when mounting a shared drive via Samba

I have set up a windows workgroup in order to see my network drive. The network shows it but I can't mount it via smb4K and access it. And get the error message The Share "//MYBOOKLIVE/Public ...
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Where can I find the source code for mounting my digital camera?

I have some simple digital camera for my kids with only internal memory. I do have some windows software for it to import the photos. The windows software looks a bit outdated, but it works. When I ...
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How to mount USB 3.5 inch floppy drive and read MS DOS Disk [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. When I plug in my USB floppy drive Ubuntu tries to automount the drive and I get the same error message if there is a disk in the drive or not. The USB Floppy drive ...
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Why do I need to have superuser permissions to mount share to local mount point?

Well, title says it all, but to be more clear: To mount a share in a local mount point I need to do something like sudo mount -t cifs //location/to-share /home/<user>/some/destination -o ...
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Is it possible, in Xubuntu 14.04, using Nautilus, make it auto-mount USB and such as soon as it's plugged and show in the notification area?

i just changed Thunar for Nautilus in my Xubuntu 14.04 and with the help of the community I made it working almost perfect now! The only thing I'm missing is that when I plug something on it, let's ...
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Unable to access 2 drives

One of my drives in windows 8 is not being showed in "Trying Ubuntu" and another is shown but I can't access it,its showing following error message Error mounting /dev/sda6 at ...
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Ubuntu '/home' mount point in subfolder of shared partition?

I have a dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 machine. Currently, I have one ext4 partition that is being used as my '/home' mount point in Ubuntu, and one NTFS partition that I am using to redirect ...
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Separate Partition or Device to store data in case of O/S reload

I'm new to Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to set up a separate partition for my media files, so that if I have to re-load the O/S, I don't lose the data files. Last time I reloaded I lost everything even ...