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

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“Safely remove” doesn't seem to spin down the external hard drive

I have a USB HDD attached to the computer, and I've noticed that, when using "Safely remove" from the launcher, the drive continues producing noise and its LED is on continually. However, if I first ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Automount ext4 USB Stick as root

I recently formatted my new Sandisk USB Stick with linux from the default FAT32 to ext4. Unfortunatelly, when Thunar Automounts the stick, it is mounted as root and not as the current user, so if I ...
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Unable to load 1Tb USB Harddisk in Ubuntu 14.04

I don't know for what reason Ubuntu has stopped recognizing my Toshiba USB 3.0 external hard disk. I've looking for an answer in the forums but couldn't find the right one. The disk is ntfs and works ...
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dev/loop0 shows 99 % full - Cannot Download files

dev/loop0 shows 99 % full. When i run df -h it shows the following : Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/loop0 17G 17G 267M 99% / I try to download some files but it gives me ...
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How to set up a ram-disk [duplicate]

I need a RAM-DISK to move data between two applications and have been using Google to learn about it. I have found articles that talk about tempfs and /dev/shm. Apparently /dev/shm points to ...
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Unable to eject quofi

I've tried to make a bootable usb stick after which I had the problem of subsequently not being able to eject safely my usb stick. This is the error message: Error unmounting /dev/sdb1: ...
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Error: after flashing the new image

I got the source code downloaded using below command phablet-dev-bootstrap --sources aosp --repo-branch phablet-4.4.2_r1 -c ./<my-dir> I've gotten the kernel and device folder synced, and build ...
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13.10 to 14.04: Filesystem mount failed: How get to maintenance shell?

While upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 we got a power cut: When we restarted the machine we got a system fail; I'm getting the readout below: 'Filesystem check or mount failed. A maintenance shell will ...
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Updating to 14.04.1 LTS broke netatalk mounts

This morning I updated my Ubuntu Server installation from 14.04 to 14.04.1, using do-release-upgrade. Before the update, I was able to mount the shares on this server from my Mac, as well as use a ...
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How to grant apache2 access for PHP script to modify /media/user/[SD card on phone]?

My achievement is that the script can access /media/user folder, but for some reason it can not sneak into the mounted SD card located on the phone. Of course this can be accessed from nautilus. I ...
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Why are drives initially unmounted?

In Linux operating systems, drives remain unmounted until you open/mount them. As a result, any file residing in an unmounted drive cannot be accessed, like say, from your Firefox history or when you ...
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Files not correctly copying

When trying to copy files from ubuntu to a partition on the hard drive or external hard drives the copy dialog finishes almost instantly. When the files are looked at via windows the files are empty. ...
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Unable to mount and boot windows 7 [closed]

I have Windows 7 and Linux Mint 16, and get this error when attempting to mount my Windows partition: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/bugsy/Windows: Command-line mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Home folder can't be accesed from other

I viewed the permission of /home. My system /home permission is drwxr-xr-x 18 root root 4096 Aug 12 05:28 /home I can't access content of /home from other account.Previously, I had only one user ...
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How can I connect to AirPort Extreme Shared Drive upon login?

I'm new to Ubuntu but I have successfully used the "Connect to Server" menu option in the Places window to connect to my external USB drive, which is shared on my Airport Extreme. I use the IP address ...
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can not access to directory

I tried to access Downloads direcory throught the command cd Downloads but its give me the following message : cannot create temp file for here-document: Read-only file system bash: cd: Down: No such ...
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Mounting a USB external drive question

I have a Thermaltake hard drive dock that I use to access data on my many hard drives. I have one internal drive that I keep mounted all the time for music, etc but I like to pop drives in and out ...
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Is it necessary to mount /dev/shm when chroot from Ubuntu Live CD?

Ubuntu is a Debian derivation. Debian squeeze (6.0.0) requires /dev/shm mounting for chroot. I do want to chroot to re-install grub. Does Ubuntu also require /dev/shm mounting for correct chrooting ...
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Switching between Ubuntu and Windows does not work. Windows won't mound and I am stuck in Ubuntu. I have an Asus UEFI BIOS. Help [duplicate]

In order to switch to Microsoft Windows 8.1 from Ubuntu I would go into my BIOS and click F8 to get to a menu where I can pick what to boot from. I clicked on my hard drive(were I have both Ubuntu and ...
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Can't swich between Ubuntu and Microsoft and am stuck in Ubuntu. Please help! [duplicate]

In order to switch to Microsoft Windows 8.1 from Ubuntu I would go into my BIOS and click F8 to get to a menu where I can pick what to boot from. I clicked on my hard drive(were I have both Ubuntu and ...
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RAID 0 Superblock recovery?

Cool, I have a Synology Diskstation 212j, with 2x3TB drives in RAID 0 (I know, I know, I was very naive; never had a drive failure before). About a month back the volume crashed, I recovered the ...
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An error occured while mounting /

An error occured while mounting /.(also /home) I could not get enough answer troubleshoot the problem. I tried changing the mountpoint to see how it works and power was gone suddenly and then i could ...
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unable to mount the drives in ubuntu [closed]

I have both windows and Ubuntu in my laptop.I am unable to acess the drives always that are in windows from Ubuntu. Sometimes there will be no problem but then most of the times a dialog box appears ...
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Is there a way to edit a UDF disk image file/ISO image?

I have an ISO image with a UDF filesystem and a boot sector and I need to add a file to it. When I do sudo mount -o loop,rw /tmp/file.iso /tmp/dir I get mount: block device /tmp/file.iso is ...
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Mount directory when navigating to it

Is it possible to mount a drive when a user attempts to navigate to it? For instance, if I were to have /dev/sda8 mounted upon /mnt/shared/, could I only mount it when a process attempts to list the ...
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Mounting cifs network shares when logging into user account?

I have a couple of network shares mounted with cifs in fstab and it works fine when the network is up. However, this is a laptop and often my wi-fi connection isn't up when mounting is triggered by ...
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Mounting Windows Phone 8.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

N00b here! I've recently installed Ubuntu on my computer, erasing windows vista forever. So far so good, I love the OS! The only issue for me is my mobile phone, a nokia lumia with windows phone. ...
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ext4 File System got damaged due to improper write

This is what happened, I inserted my (important) external HDD into a RedHat 6 machine, did my task's, unmounted the drive via Nautilus, and physically detached the drive from the machine (and now I ...
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failed to mount Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop have a windows 7 installed ...works fine for the few first week until I have a problem of " read only file system " it was self fixed by restarting and ...
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start screen UBUNTU 14.04 /mnt/sdc1

i had problems with start screen on UBUNTU 14.04, the message is below ubuntu log before start gnome. > (the disk unity to /mnt/sdc1 is not yeat ready or non mounted or present) and below is writed : ...
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problem in accessing NTFS drive: “The disk contains an unclean file system”

When i try to access the drive , following problem occurs- Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ankur/D0484A98484A7CEA: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Ubuntu won't mount SD Card

I have Asus X552V with Ubuntu 14.04 64b. I tried inserting 4GB Transcend SD Card into Card Reader, but nothing happens. As I was directed to Why does Ubuntu not detect my SD card? this question, I ...
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Ububntu 14.04. Unable to mount 63 gb volume

Trying to use 64Gb microsd cards with usb adapter, but always get this error. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/andrew/0123-4567: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS - Thumb drive not auto-mounting

Xubuntu 14.04.1 will not auto-mount my USB thumbdrive automatically when it is already connected to the computer. This happens every time during the initial bootup/startup and/or after a restart of ...
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Rest (Other Than Root) of partition is not showing

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time after Google few pages. Everything is working pretty well except below problem. I've already installed various updates. Problem : I've 500 Gb hard ...
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message disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present even after trying various options

I have tried the advice here: Puny geek including the last amendments. and here Askubuntu including the advice further down for 14.04 I am running Xubuntu 14.04 on an older system. I just upgraded ...
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After mounting an exFAT drive under linux I am now unable to mount in on my Mac

I used sudo apt-get install exfat-utils exfat-fuse to be able to mount an exFAT drive under linux. This worked perfectly. However, the partition is now not visible on my Mac anymore! Did the ...
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Swap partition won't mount!

I'm using Ubuntu 14.0 32bit on my PC. When Ubuntu starts it won't mount swap partition and every time I have to enable it manually using GParted. /etc/fstab #/etc/fstab: static file system ...
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remove the skip mounting message

I once had 50gb ntfs and 200 gb ntfs partition and remaining ext4 for ubuntu. I had set them to automount in 'Disks'. Few days ago i uninstalled windows and deleted the two partitions and made new ...
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Can not mount virtualbox folder in fstab

I've just upgraded my VM from Ubuntu server 12.04 to 14.04. I used to mount my data folder through fstab as follows: datafolder /mnt/DataFolder vboxsf uid=106,gid=113, dir_mode=0770 0 0 I had ...
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C++ mounting samba share with glibmm

I'm trying to mount samba shared folders with C++. I found that with glibmm library I can do that, but I can't find any examples or tutorials. Somebody could post some example code? Thanks.
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Multicard reader does not recognize drive or card when sd card is inserted

ok. ubuntu 12.04. sd card is part of a multicard reader hardware installed in computer case. it recognizes the drives while they are empty, and i only have sd cards atm, so i can only vouch for ...
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How to mount a shared folder in OSX to Ubuntu 14.04

I want to mount a shared directory on my mac into a folder on my Ubuntu server so that I can copy backup files to the mac using some sort of automation. Before I even start on the whole automation ...
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Shotwell cannot mount device Error 53

I would report this as a bug, but I'm in my 50s and reading the bug reporting requirements would make me a bug specialist and take me about a week to insure I was reporting it properly. I'm an end ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu from ISO on virtual Windows drive instead of burning a DVD?

I have downloaded the ISO file of Ubuntu 14.04.1. It has Wubi (windows installer) in it. I was wondering whether I can mount the ISO file onto a virtual drive (say using OSFMount) ...
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/sys is mounted read-only and this stops my laptop from suspending to RAM

My laptop has recently started to fail to suspend to RAM from time to time. I've completely re-installed Kubuntu 14.04 (trusty), but the error comes back intermittently. Looking at ...
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ERRORS : dd_rescue: (fatal) spurious options: Expansion / failed!: No such file or directory?

Please, I would truly appreciate if you could help me in figuring this out : I'm trying to save my data from one source ( memory stick / hard disk ) on to another and I have no clue why I'm getting ...
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Error when mounting a disk

I have a computer with three disks. Everything worked perfectly, but once began receiving an error when mounting a disk: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdb2: Command-line `mount ...
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Ubuntu Is No Longer recognizing External Hard Drives

After booting my machine today, Ubuntu 13.10 stopped recognizing my external hard drives. It isn't a hardware error because my keyboard/mouse still work, and I can still mount drives manually. Is ...
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Load .mobileconfig to iPhone from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to create and load *.mobileconfig files (normally created with iPhone Configuration Utility) onto an iOS devices via USB cable. I am having 2 problems. I can't ...