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

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Error mounting, can't read superblock (SD card)

I took about 80 photos with my Nikon d90, using my sd card. I was able to see all the photos. Then I tried to open up the card in Ubuntu 14.04. I got the following error: Error mounting ...
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Mounting a Drive on a Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 Installation (System Type: Linux LVM)

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my machine. I had been previously using Windows on the same and am switching to Ubuntu completely. On my hard drive, i have 2 partitions, one is around 50GB and the ...
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How to Create Virtual Block Devices

I want to create multiple virtual block devices like /dev/sda and then use them to create an md device for test purpose. I have mounted my root filesystem on /dev/sda1 and don't have extra space to ...
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Remote mount point fails: Prevent unresponsive applications

I need to mount a remote filesystem on Ubuntu 14.04 via sshfs or ncpmount (Novell). Currently I am calling ncpmount, ncpmount -S SomeServ -A someserv.somewhere.net -V shareX -U username -t 200 /mnt/H ...
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New server install stops boot after mounting disks

I'm trying to install a Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 on a USB thumbdrive, but there seems to be a problem with the the drive labels changing on almost every boot. During the installation my USB drive is ...
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Safe data from external hdd

my issue might sound familiar, but it is slightly different to all the other issues coping with this misbehaviour. i have an external usb 3.0 drive and want to attach it to my linux machine. the hdd ...
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Unable to Access second harddrive [on hold]

root@1234# fdisk -l Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 1 51 409626 83 Linux /dev/sda2 52 312 2096482+ 83 ...
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Dividing an existing Ubuntu installation on two physical drives

I am planning to add an SSD drive on my Ubuntu machine. At the moment the computer has a single hard drive, containing the whole install. What I would like to do, is to move the existing installation ...
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Ubuntu Command-line edit /etc/fstab

I just recover my /etc/fstab file using THIS But after reboot it says: Mount failed press S to skip and M to mount manually. on S it skip all services and just start with mount only default drive ...
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Computer suddenly won't boot

I have no idea what happened to my computer, but suddenly it refuses to boot. When I try to boot it into Ubuntu, it gives me the following error message (have to transcribe because I can't post ...
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Mounting Synology under Ubuntu

I would like to mount the root path of my Synology DS414 under Linux / Ubuntu. Weird thing is, I can get it to work via WebDAV like a charm from an external network, but I struggle so hard when I'm ...
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NFS partition not mounted automatically at boot time anymore

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was auto-mounting my NAS partition using NFS by adding the following line in my /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.100:/volume1/Downloads /home/pierre/Downloads_NAS nfs ...
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External HD keeps disconnecting, And wont auto mount

So i've read through other questions but cant find a solution.. I have an externel drive in /dev/sdg and it continually disconnects.. I edited /etc/fstab so that it would auto mount but every time ...
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I can't understand why files are not being written to a mounted partition

I can't figure out why files that I'm writing to a device that I've mounted are being written to my main partition. I have the following devices: /dev/sda1 /dev/sdb1 (there are others but I've ...
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My external hard drive keeps unmounting and remounting itself

I have a Seagate 500 GB desktop external drive. When I plug the drive in through USB 2.0, it immediately auto-mounts and functions for about 1 minute before unmounting itself. After a few more minutes ...
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thunar is unable to mount/unmount partitions correctly

I have a ntfs partition and i can't unmount it, the error is: Not authorized to perform operation My file manager is thunar and I'm running openbox on my ubuntu (installed by network installer). I ...
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Unable to mount MatshitaDVD-RAM UJ-850 on Toshiba Satellite A205-S5843. Suddenly quit working about a year ago under 12.04LTS

Unable to mount the DVD under disk management in Application it is showing me : MATSHITADVD-RAM UJ-850S (1.40) Serial number is being displayed
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Issue on mounting partition

So, I just got some issue on a Ubuntu 12.04.2 VM. At boot, I wasn't able to mount my /data2 partition. DMESG: [ 4.319405] EXT4-fs (sdb1): Unrecognized mount option "utf8" or missing value ...
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Cannot read external drive [duplicate]

When I try to open my external drive to access my files, I get the following message: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/emilie/My Passport: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 File Server, using Samba, NFS, OwnCloud and SFTP, all on the same mounted path

My Ubuntu 14.04 box has a mounted HDD with ext4 on local the path /Public I chown the path to my only username so I can transfer files using SFTP (via SFTP client) from my Windows Machine. I wanted to ...
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14.04 Error on booting dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root on /root failed invalid argument

On switching on my Ubuntu laptop to-night got a lot of noise and the message mount: mounting /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root /root failed: Invalid argument mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: No ...
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can not boot: mountall main process terminated with status 2

i installed ubuntu 14.10 server and somehow it does not want to boot anymore: mountall main process terminated with status 2 my software RAID5 /dev/md1 should be mounted to /. I can mount it RW in ...
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Transferring large files between an Ubuntu machine and a windows machine

I have two computers, one with Ubuntu 14.04 (PC1), the other one with Windows-7 (PC2). I have a >2GB file to transfer from PC1 to PC2 and I got a timeout message by using the usual way, i.e. using the ...
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Mount and unmount network shares using bash with different credentials for each user on login/logout?

I've had a look through a couple of similar questions but I'm not satisfied that there is enough information for me to work this out on my own :( Ok, I have a NAS which has it's own users, and each ...
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drive not working in clean ubuntu 14.04.1

I have installed ubuntu clean ubuntu 14.04.1. ubuntu made a default drive having mountpoint '/' in ex4 partion and a swap. i have deleted that both drive and again created a extra dive as in ...
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How do I add a Network Drive to Plex

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. I've been looking around and can't find an exact solution to my problem. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP-Pavilion-dv8000-EE944AV with a network run on a Netgear N750, I ...
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Understanding gnome-disk mount options

I am using the gnome-disk-utilities UI to manage my auto-mounts. The problem is that I don't fully understand the mount options. Is there no way to directly set the default access privileges like with ...
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exportfs: /data/ does not support NFS export

df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda6 1.9T 145G 1.7T 8% / udev 16G 4.0K 16G 1% /dev tmpfs 3.2G 316K ...
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Auto-mount nfs volume on startup fails with “killed by TERM signal”

I'm trying without success to auto-mount on startup a nfs partition to /build folder. I do have nfs-common installed, and actually it works when I use mount -a. Furthermore this used to work on my ...
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How do I fix a bad /etc/fstab if the hard disk read-only?

I had created a bootable hackintosh usb stick but I found that I had a problem that could be solved by renaming a file or editing another. But the usb stick was read only and, in a moment of ...
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Check where Home partition is mounted on - Tmp folder question

i've followed this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving to change my home directory partition. After the reboot looks like that everything went fine, but i would like to ...
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Unable to access a Drive

I am new to this platform so I don't Know much about Ubuntu, Now I have installed the latest Ubuntu version that is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64 bit), I already have windows 8 installed in my PC and I have ...
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Secondary HDD mounting in /media/username under wrong folder name

I have my Ubuntu installed on an SSD, and a secondary HDD called Earth that I've set to automatically mount at startup. The thing is, when it mounts, the folder is labelled "Earth1" instead of ...
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How Do I Fix SanDisk USB mounted in Read-Only Mode?

I have a SanDisk Cruzer 32GB USB which houses my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 OS. Today I tried booting up my machine and I received errors about buffer I/O or something to that effect. I ignored it and booted ...
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Can't access my Windows 7 Hard Disk from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Alright, so I really need help now. I am not gonna tell the story about how my Windows broke, but what I need is to transfer some of my files which I had on Windows through Linux to a USB Flash ...
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Losing connection to windows share

I have two shared directories on a Win7 machine. These shares are both mounted on a Ubuntu Server 12.04 machine using the same credentials. The entries in /etc/fstab are: //10.10.2.11/test-flags ...
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Ubuntu doesn't display files in iso

So I am trying to install Windows 7 x64 (not that I actually want it but it's needed) I am trying to make a bootable USB, i have done this before and i understand about computers so I definitely am ...
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How to mount an external Hard Drive connected to a netgear router?

I have a Laptop running Ubuntu. The external Hard Drive is attached to the netgear router. Both are wire connected. The external Hard Drive shows under the network section in files. but when I try to ...
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“ERROR: invalid VBR checksum 0x0 (expected 0xbca782be).” while mounting a exfat partition [closed]

Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/user/Seagate Exp1: Command-line mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,namecase=0,errors=remount-ro,umask=0077" ...
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What does a “Resource temporarily unavailable” error mounting a filesystem mean?

What does this error mean, and how can I solve it? Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/pzj/B8082EA0082E5D9E: Command-line mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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USB drive spinning up but not appearing in fdisk -l

I accidentally knocked a Seagatte USB external drive with a lot of important data on it. The connections were fine but it "stopped responding". I shut everything down and restarted. Now when I ...
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Unable to mount internal floppy drive

I am having trouble with mounting my internal floppy drive. The drive is brand new. It is recognized by the BIOS. I have tried this on three different DELL computers. I have tried every mounting ...
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davfs - SSL handshake failed: SSL error: sslv3 alert handshake failure

I'm trying to mount a remote WebDAV (OwnCloud) using https on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I run this command and it prompts me for a username and password sudo mount -t davfs -o uid=ne,gid=users ...
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Ubuntu can't mount / format formerly TrueCrypt encrypted SD card which works on Windows 8

I have a 2GB SD card which I completely encrypted with TrueCrypt some time ago. However, I lost the key and there was no valuable data on it. Windows 8 formatted it to fat32 without any problems and ...
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Terminal shows:comand not found

when I insert a CD or an USB Stick nothing happens. So I typed following some of your tutorials:sudo mkdir/media/Disk1. Result: command not found! So I tried: fstab, result: command not found. I ...
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smb mount via fstab mount error 5

Something weird happened in the last weeks don't know why, before it worked perfectly so here's my problem: I am mounting my NAS via fstab and a script which looks like this, taken from fstab: ...
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lubuntu alternate installation through usb stop at cd rom detect and mount

List item asdfa i have bootable usb from unetbootin i get error that cdrom detection error, can't mount or something like that i search on net and found solution here ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 NFS share does not work

I have an NFS share on my QNAP NAS. I can connect to this share from multiple desktops & laptops with Ubuntu (and Fedora). The thing is that it won't work with Ubuntu 14.10. Am I doing something ...
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open file on network using bookmark for Keepass2

On my network I have a file named : sftp://[email protected]/home/bernard/shared/keepass2/algemeen.kdbx I want to use this file with Keepass2 In Nautilus I have mounted the directory successful and ...
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Unable to Mount NTFS Partiton [duplicate]

Error Mounting: mount exited with exit code 12: Failed to read last sector (819689471): invalid argument HINTS: Either the volume is a RAID/LDM but it wasn't setup yet, or it was not setup correctly ...