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

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Error when trying to mount an .iso file

I try to mount an .iso file. I use: sudo mkdir /media/fakecd sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /path/to/your.iso /media/fakecd But I get this error message: can't find /media/fakecd in /etc/fstab ...
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Permissions problem

I'm currently trying to setup btsync such that it syncs some folders on some internal HDD's. Frustratingly when I come to actually share the folders in the gui, it can't see the mount points for the ...
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Accessing Windows C: drive from Ubuntu 14.01 [duplicate]

I was able to access my Windows 8 C: drive from Ubuntu 14.01 when i first installed it, but now its inaccessible. It keeps telling me to go back to window 8 and shutdown before running Ubuntu, after ...
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mount.nfs4 just 'hangs'

I have an NFS server running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with KRB5. I have three NFS clients working (2x Linux Mint 17.1 and 1x Crunchbang) I have one NFS client that just hangs when I run mount.nfs4. As ...
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How to configure VM to mount filesystem share as writable

Here is my situation. I have a host computer running ubuntu server 14.04 It mounts a dev from fstab: /dev/sdb2 /media ext4 rw,nosuid,nodev 0 0 Permissions on the mounted folder are owner=root, ...
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Digikam asks for password when trying to access shared folder

I have a samba folder mounted in Nautilus (everybody allowed to do anything), where all my fotos are in. From Digikam I cant access the mounted folder directly, but have to enter the network again, ...
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Restore /boot/efi

Recently I apparently corrupted my /boot/efi partition, I got according error messages at boot and a manual console to remount it. I tried to reformat it (mkfs.vfat 32), reinstalled grub ...
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Error occurred while mounting an NTFS partition

Beforehand I'd like to thank your support to this question and hope you understand it. I made 3 main partitions in my 500 GB hard drive to assign 40 GB for Windows 8.1, 40 GB for Ubuntu 14.04 and the ...
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Root filesystem check failed

While updating ubuntu my system crashed and after restarting and entering to ubuntu I get the message Root filesystem check failed.Very much similar to the post Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10: Filesystem check ...
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How to solve Grub rescue and/or mounting hard drive problem

So, I have important files in this hard drive, and I need pick up them. To sum up, I had two HD on my machine: one with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 and another two with Windows 7. I had to connect another HD ...
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SMB Share wont let me write to a sub-directory where I have permissions

Not sure why this isn't working but its very confusing: I have a smb share mounted at /run/user/1001/gvfs/smb-share:server=cyserve,share=cynopsis my user name is tahnoonp, and I have permissions ...
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Unable to mount Windows 8.1 partition in Ubuntu

I have to install Windows 8.1 on a new laptop and it works O.K. I installed Ubuntu on the same lap and also works O.K. There is only one problem: Ubuntu can't mount the windows partitions and an ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 gets stuck in a loop and keeps trying to re-mount smartphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad y410p. I have a pretty fresh install, less than a week old. Fully up to date. At first I was just having this issue with Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, I ...
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Stuck booting a Ubuntu 14.04 system (not from a LiveCD but from sdb1) via PXE/NFS

I have two disks (sda and sdb). I have a running Ubuntu 14.04 in sda1. I've cloned sda1 in sdb1 with Clonezilla, so in sdb1 I have too another Ubuntu system, which I want to boot only through the LAN. ...
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No disk space left on root, Ubutntu 12.04

When I restarted my computer, which is running ubuntu 12.04, I got a message that there was 0 disk space left on /. The output of df is as follows: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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Error using shred

I have an 8GB SSD that had Windows 8.1. I was using a text editor and it locked up on me. I tried to format add a new partition and nothing happen. So I'm using Ubuntu on a external SD. I can read the ...
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Cannot access Disk Drives in single-boot Ubuntu Sysytem [duplicate]

I uninstalled my windows through OS-Uninstaller in Ubuntu. But now i am unable to access any of the disk partitions. I am getting following error: Error mounting /dev/sda7 at ...
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Mounting user's home directories on Ubuntu to a remote SAMBA share

I have a ClearOS server (Linux) acting as a Primary Domain controller, running SAMBA. I have a mixture of clients logging on to both Windows and Ubuntu machines. My issue is getting users home ...
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Changing mount point of LVM

I am trying to copy a huge data file onto the desktop of a user but I am running out of space though there is enough left in logical partition. I am not very familiar with logical partitions but is ...
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usb photo frame device tries to mount on unknown devices (U12.04)

When I try to connect a usb photo frame/show for photo download, no connection occurs and dmesg gives: [67299.396132] usb 4-2: new full-speed USB device number 2 using uhci_hcd [67299.620105] scsi29 ...
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Not getting GUI after upgradig to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and after restarting I am getting this displayed on the screen: mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on /root failed: Invalid argument mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: ...
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USB Drive doesn't mount

I've got a USB flash drive which doesn't mount. It was so far only used on Windows Computer and there the user gets the message that you have to format it in order to use it correctly. I plugged the ...
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how to access ntfs partition in ububtu 14.04 [duplicate]

i have dual booted windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14,while i am using ubuntu i am not able to view my windows partition, can any one say how to access ntfs partition in ububtu 14.04
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Auto mounting `NTFS` partition at startup not all options work

I am mounting a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit system partition on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installation in order to be able to share data between the two OSs. The problem is that although I ...
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cannot see my Coby MP3 player [duplicate]

I have a Coby MP610-8G MP3 player. I am running 32 bit Lubuntu version 14.10. The file manager (Files 3.12.2) cannot see it – is not listed under 'devices'. At the terminal window the 'lsusb' ...
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3tb GPT external drive mounting problems [duplicate]

I'm having trouble accessing all the partitions on an external 3tb harddrive. I've had it working in Mac10.9, and windows 7. The other similar questions here do not seem to resolve my issue. I'm ...
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Dealing with failing drive in logical volume

About a year and a half ago, I made a HTPC/NAS for my apartment that we hooked to our TV and use to download and watch movies, TV shows, listen to music, etc. In making it, I used 3 1TB hard drives I ...
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Ubuntu Server Double Accounting For Space Used

All - I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and mounted an LVM drive under /media. It seems though that the server is double accounting for space and reporting that / has run out of space. Is there ...
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Full windows partition shows up as device in Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu to dual boot with Windows 8 on my HP Envy 15. When I go to my File Manager, it shows all the other partitions as removable devices that can be unmounted in the 'Devices' ...
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Is it possible to see partitions mounted via `fstab` in `etc directory?

I edited my /etc/fstab file in order to mount an NTFS partition shared between Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I would like to see the icon for this partition under the ...
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mounting a drive in ubuntu to share it in Plex

I've recently purchased a DLink NAS device and I have mounted it in Ubuntu using the graphical interface and can browse to the files graphically. However, when I open Plex i can't see the mounts and ...
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Trying to access/mount raid array with gpt partition table

My raid arrays seem to be giving me alot of hassle under linux. I have 2 RAID 0 arrays: - 2 x 120GB SSD with MBR partition table (windows 7 x64) - 2 x 3TB HDD with GPT partition table (data/storage) ...
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How do I optimise performance by resizing the partition of my disk? [closed]

Can some help me with resizing the size of my disk, I have Ubuntu and Windows XP both installed in my system, how can I keep both to run both OS effectively? I have pasted the details of the partition ...
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Can't mount NAS [closed]

I'm running Debian on BBB. I'm trying to mount NAS WD My Book Live. my fstab file: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Auto generated by: beaglebone-black-eMMC-flasher.sh # ...
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Unable to access my desktop computer hard disk

I was working normally on my desktop computer with Windows 8.1, then my power supply stopped working, the PC shut down and it won't turn on again until I replace the power supply (which I can because ...
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Disk doesn't contain valid partition table after switching /home to new drive

A couple days ago I moved my home directory to a new SSD I got. That was pretty painless and everything is working now, except one thing. Every time I boot up it says it found a problem on my disk ...
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How do I properly access Windows software RAID 0?

I am a new Ubuntu user with a fresh installation, and am eager to get started with it. However, all of my important data is on Windows software RAID 0 array, and I need it to stay there as I'm also ...
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ISO file missing from the downloaded version

i downloaded the ubuntu 14.04 edition and when i extracted it there was no ISO file and squashFS is around 938 MB, is that the installation file,how do i extract it, if so how do i mount it on a USB ...
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Fdisk cylinder doesn't match device format

I plugged in a USB device into my computer and ran fdisk on the partition, giving the following: Disk /dev/sdb: 16.9 GB, 16944988160 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2060 cylinders, total 33095680 ...
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Prevent hidden (for Windows 8.1) FAT32 partitions from being mounted when not even referenced in fstab?

I have two FAT32 partitions on my internal HDD that keep being (auto?) mounted by a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 even though there is no reference to them whatsoever in /etc/fstab. If they were ...
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Using Ubuntu to access Mac HDD

Edited What i want to Do : Run ubuntu via a DVD-r on an iMac to retrieve data, because a system file has corrupted What I've Done: Put the ubuntu disk in my working Macbook Pro to try retrieving ...
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The disk drive is not ready or not present

I want to permanently mount a secondary internal hard disk. The problem is that sometimes it's sdg. Other times after reboot it's sdb. How does fstab know which? My current fstab entry points to ...
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read only file system on several thumb drives [on hold]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, here is one of the issues I currently have: I had a backup on ...
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dd: Operation not supported (on unmounted, but not ejected drive)

I have looked through the other questions here on AU, and none of them seem to help me deal with this particular problem, so I am starting a new question. For some context, all I am trying to do is ...
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Router on Virtual Machine, fstab mount disk from other machine by hostname: When is fstab executed?

Ok, so I've been looking for this for quite a while now, but I can't find an actual answer to this question. When is fstab executed, specifically in relation to the scripts in /etc/rc2.d? What I'm ...
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Ubuntu Tries to Mount External HD on every Boot

Im using Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64bit. Everytime I switch on my laptop during boot time I get a message saying Failed to mount Elements(My External HardDrive) press T to retry S to skip and M to manually ...
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Recover from improper setup of backup drive using Label//UUID

Objective: Set up home multi-system (Mac, perhaps Win7, and other Ubuntus) backup capability using Seagate Backup Plus 3T drive connected to Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I would like to simplify the drive ...
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mount.cifs: How to avoid long timeouts after switching IPs (wired <=> wifi)

When undocking my notebook from the docking station with its wired ethernet connection I let network manager automatically switch on the wifi radio. Upon entering the docking station I let it switch ...
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Mounted devices not showing up on launcher in ubuntu 14.04. How to enable it?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavillion Desktop. Till a few minutes back, the devices, pendrives, external hard disks would show up on mounting them and plugging them in respectively. Suddenly, I ...
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My second hard drive isn't found

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my 256GB Sandisk SSD, but I can't find my 1TB Western Digital that I have installed as well. It is recognized in the bios. cat /proc/partitions major minor ...