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

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Different behavior of 2 encrypted LVMs

recently i created ext4 on top of luks on top of lvm. about 20gb. i also have similar configuration (900gb) created long time ago - i don't remember how exactly i created it. both are not mounted on ...
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Built-in SD CARD reader doesn't work

may you help me ? my SD work perfectly (I know because I checked in other PC and on my camera )I don't understand what I read here below XD root@marco-laptop:~# mount /dev/sda1 on / type ext3 ...
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How to mount a WD500 gb external drive on ubuntu 13.10 running on trial through pen drive

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 on my 16gb pen drive. I launched Ubuntu by clicking 'try' and not installing it on my laptop. I connected a newly purchased 500GB WD Elements External Drive. - It is ...
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SD Card only recognized if mounted during boot

I have a bug with my SD-Card reader on my laptop*. My computer doesn't recognize/see a SD-Card when mounted. I found out though that I can make it read it if I boot with the SD-Card inserted. If I do ...
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Mounting ipad in ubuntu 13.10 , can't find “Documents on iPad” device

I solved the "trust-loop" bug with this help: http://itsfoss.com/mount-iphone-ipad-ios-7-ubuntu-13-10/ But after my ipad is successfully mounted, I found out there is only one device detected but ...
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Unable to change permissions on a mounted fs (from NAS)

Here is the problem : I mount a NAS directory via smb in /mnt using the following command : mount -t smbfs -o username=username,password=password //win-box/share /mnt/name-of-mountpoint Where : ...
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How to mount removable storage with custom options?

How can I change mount options for removable devices mounted by KDE's device manager?
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Execute script automaticaly when removable media mounted

I would like to execute some script automatically when removable media (e.g. USB flash memory) mounted. It likes autoexec.bat on Microsoft Windows. How can I realize it? In existing question (and ...
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Wireless driver download and installation

Im wondering, ultimatley how to install ubuntu from a flashdrive. I can get it to boot but I can not get it to install of an 25gig partition of my harddrive. It begins installing and then an error ...
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How to change the destiny owner on a bind mounting point

sudo mount -o user=www-data,group=www-data --bind /home/chachan/workspace/ /var/www sudo mount -o owner=www-data,group=www-data --bind /home/chachan/workspace/ /var/www chachan@magento:~$ sshfs ...
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cryptsetup-encrypted disks failing after restart (mb solved?)

I am using cryptsetup/luks (ETA: On 12.04) to encrypt partitions on external hard drives. Several times now, I've had disks fail to mount after an apparently normal restart (often a kernel upgrade, ...
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Deluge permission denied mounted drive

I've got deluge running on a VM with ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I've set up NFS so the share /allspark/downloads is mounted under /media/vm-seedbox. I've set permissions to /media/vm-seedbox to be ...
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swap partition not working on ver 13.10

It's a 3 day old install of Ubuntu 13.10 I set my partitions up correctly beforehand with Gparted(you'll have to trust me on that) swap partition was formatted as linux-swap and given 6gb of space. ...
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Mount and Unmount command line

I've been trying to solve this problem but I can't still work it out. When I mount and unmount a device in graphic mode everything it's fine and works as it should, but when I do the same trough ...
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Flash drive problem on USB 3.0 port

I bought USB 3.0 flash drive Kingston DT R3.0 (http://usb.userbenchmark.com/Kingston-DataTraveler-R30-USB-30-16GB/Rating/1435&tab=Review), but when I connected the drive to USB 3 port on my laptop ...
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How to share folders that are on a partition on a secondary hard drive?

Here's my situation. I have a desktop computer with 2 hard drives in it. Hard drive 1 has windows installed on it and pretty much has nothing to do with this, I think. Hard drive 2 has a partition ...
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Permissions of an automount ntfs partition

Hi there I have an ntfs partition which is mounted automatically on ubuntu's startup. In qBittorrent I have the default download folder is that ntfs partition, but after I mount the partition ...
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Drives C: D: E: not showing. Switched from windows [duplicate]

I recently switched from windows to Ubuntu. I had three NTFS drives. I formatted the C: drive and installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on it. Now I can only see my home drive. I want to access my data in the ...
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Problem with sound in Ubuntu 13.10 : sometimes is fine but sometimes is not work

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 beside Windows 8. When I shutdown Windows 8 in Fast Startup Mode (by default) and then run Ubuntu, Ubuntu cannot mount any NTFS partition and sound is working. But if I ...
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“The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present” error at boot

When i boot my computer . It shows a error in boot screen that "The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present" but it starts normally if i leave it . I want to stop this ...
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Plex Media Server cannot access Pogoplug mount on Ubuntu

I'm trying to build a Ubuntu Server (12.04) machine which will stream my videos hosted on my Pogoplug cloud account thru Plex Media Server (PMS). I mounted my Pogoplug cloud account successfully to ...
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Remote Root Access over SSH Mount

I am looking for a way to access a remote file system as root, using a protocol like sshfs or fish://. My goal is to be able to administer files through a GUI locally (e.g. with Nautilus or dolphin) ...
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NFS mount fails on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm facing a problem with NFS mounts. I manage a cluster with five Ubuntu 12.04 nodes. I need to NFS export some paths in the main node to run my applications. Ping and ssh are working fine if I boot ...
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Problems mounting CD/DVD

I'm facing issues when using by very first time my CD/DVD drive in Linux. Back when I had Linux, it worked normal, CD/DVD rw, but since I didn't use it much, I just removed it from the laptop (you ...
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Root has taken rights

I installed root user of Ubunutu and it is working properly. But the only problem is when I come back to my main account, it says that I cannot unmount or mount any Drive as it's in root's ownership. ...
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Prevent mounting a partition in fstab

So I feel really bad for asking this question because it looks like it has been asked a million times on the internet. I am even finding a very consistent answer, and I am not getting any errors when ...
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Unable to mount hard drive partition

I have dual booted ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1 in my laptop. Earlier my window partition(C drive) and other NTFS partition was accessible from ubuntu. Now its giving me this error and not mounting: ...
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Can't get access to networkdrive mounted from fstab

Hope someone can help me a little. Setup: Ubuntu 13.10 server. Ubuntu 13.10 worksstation The server have some samba shares. Some er private, and others are shared between groups. The problem is the ...
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Trouble with sharing

I am trying to create a file server / backup machine out of an old pc and am not having any luck sharing the intended drive with the network. Please have a little patience with my ignorance, I ...
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Mounting an image which is connected in the cdrom of Ubuntu VM

I have an iso file connected with the cd drive of an Ubuntu VM. Now I am trying to mount it . I have tried mount -o loop /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom and it mounts properly but when I try to execute any ...
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Help!! Not sure how to fix [duplicate]

I'm a noob when it comes to Ubuntu. I'd love if someone could help me. I was trying to upgrade and it didnt let me, I restart and now it's messed up. As of this moment I can get to the purple screen ...
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drives will not mount on startup

I am simply trying to have a few drives mount at startup of UBUNTU 12.04. I have tried entering the commands in startup applications (as explained in THIS tutorial): udisksctl mount --block-device ...
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how do i access my dvd rom drive on ubuntu?

I understand that you have to mount your dvd rom or cd rom before using it. I also understand that this has to be done in root in Terminal. i know how to get into root. I dont know the code i have to ...
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Press S to skip mounting? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7 (on one HDD). Every time I boot into Ubuntu I get a message saying "press S to skip or M for manual mount". When I go back to Windows I get a similar ...
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Need help proplery setting up raid5 (align then mount)

Trying to ¨start over¨ and following this guide: http://dennisfleurbaaij.blogspot.com/2013/01/setting-up-linux-mdadm-raid-array-with.html I used fdisk and mdadm to create a raid 5, and I believe I ...
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Input/output error while executing cp command

I'm new in Linux I'm trying to follow a steps for install ROS on UDOO and I have the next problem. When I try to download and unpack ubuntu 13.04 i have the next problems: the command line is: ...
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Accessing other HDDs ubuntu server CLI

This is quite possibly the most basic question ever asked on this forum, but I can't find an answer anywhere. I have installed Ubuntu Server on a HDD and installed two additional HDDs for file ...
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Cannot mount SD-card in Ubuntu 12.10. Message for “bogus alignment”

After one of the updates, my Ubuntu 12.10 stopped auto-mounting the SD-card in the internal Card-reader. It is a SAMSUNG q45 laptop, and the card is a typical Sony 4GB, which works perfectly on a ...
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Installed Ubuntu 13.10 not Found after forced shutdown [closed]

Couple of days ago, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I was enjoying it until I wanted to import files from my external hard drive that it suddenly froze for 20 min or so and I forced shutdown my laptop. ...
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Why is 'gvfs-mount' not working after a force stop

'gvfs-mount' doesn't work after using a ctrl+z once and reusing 'gvfs-mount' back again. Consider the situation :: gvfs-mount smb://172.17.88.47 Password required for 172.17.88.47 User [nanda]: ^Z ...
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Problem with disk unmounting on sleep and mounting on wake

I use a HTPC with XBMC on Lubuntu 13.10 (32 bits) to watch My DVDrips from an external USB HHD, the problem comes when I put the computer to sleep from between XBMC and then I wake up the system then ...
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sshfs and disk usage

I have a 1TB hard disk mounted on / in the same hard disk I have the home, something like 100GB of data. This is the output of df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on ...
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Putting Firefox in a truecrypt disk

Hello I am new to Ubuntu, my priority is to move the cache to a mounted truecrypt disk, my biggest problem is that I am confused about "directories", because in Windows it was easy to just put the ...
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How to mount added SATA Drive?

I recently replaced my computer with an older EP-8KARI-X motherboard that was lent to me until I could buy a new MB. The bios does not recognize SATA drives for booting, so I mounted a 250GB SATA ...
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Mounting/Unmounting devices

I mount a device with this commands: sudo mkdir /media/(device uuid) sudo mount (device path) /media/(device uuid) Then when it comes to unmount it: sudo umount (device path) sudo rmdir ...
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failed to mount /home in ubuntu

While booting up ubuntu, i am getting some error messages which shows that /home fails to mount. I am attaching the image. How can i solve this issue?
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Cannot mount encrypted LUKS drive with “x-gvfs-show” option

I've used Linux Mint 16 Petra's Disks utility to format my external drive as an encrypted LUKS ext4 partition. The problem is that I can't mount it if I use the option "Show in user interface", that ...
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kernel panic not syncing vfs unable to mount root fs on unknown block

Since a couple of days, i can't boot. I have a kernel panic error : And I used boot repair to generate the file below: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7118756/ I tried many things i find on the web related ...
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Installing new internal hard drive with Ubuntu. Hard drive and logical name show up with sudo lshw -C disk, but receive an I/O error when using fdisk [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a brand new internal hard drive using a USB install. Using lshw -C disk I'm able to see that my computer recognizes the hard drive is connected. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NFS mounted shares keep losing permissions

I have a Synology NAS box on which I keep my videos. This folder is shared out using NFS. One machine of mine, running Ubuntu 13.10 has been having problems accessing this shared folder. None of ...