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

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How can I add additional options to drive mount notifications?

When I plug in a USB drive or a USB stick, I would like to add more options (like rsync files OR backup to device, ...) to the popup menu. When one option is clicked, I'd simply like to start a shell ...
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USB drive partitions change randomly on boot

Having a really strange problem with USB drives. I have 2x5TB USB drives and during each reboot the partitions change randomly. Below is the output from lsblk the two drives USB drives are (sdb and ...
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Resize Raspberry Pi SD Card with Ubuntu 14.04 without losing data [closed]

I have a 16 GB micro SD card with an expanded file system (so the whole space is occupied). Inside this micro SD Card is the Raspbian OS of my Raspberry Pi and there's a lot of unused free space. I ...
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Unknown error -1 when trying to mount an .img file

I'm in a folder where is the system.img. I want to mount it in a subfolder named system I'm doing this command on ubuntu 15.04 server, that is proven working on Linux Mint 17.3 sudo mount -t ext4 -o ...
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ext4 partition type unknow after restart and cannot be mount

After restarting my pc, I've stuck on error of my /home partition. It cannot be mount. Partition table is unknown. For this partition I had dedicated Goodram ssd 250 gb drive. On this disk there was ...
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How to read my external hard drive

Okay, so I have an external hard drive that connects via a USB adapter cable. It is one terabyte. I had it formatted so that it was password protected and only readable by Linux, and it was working ...
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How to get SD card serial in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I'm trying to get serial number and oemid of SD card. I have found an instruction here, but on my current system I cannot find it. Previously I was using Ubuntu 15.10 and I'...
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Should Cifs be disrupting my network access on 16.04 Server?

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 16.04 server. Configured the network interface, updated, upgraded, and dist-upgraded. I can ping local area computers, Gateway, DH www.google.com It seemed to ...
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mount: can't find /dev/sdb1 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab

Recently I've notice that my additional drive on my Lubuntu 14.04 works only as read only. I tried a hundred ways to make it mount as rw but nothing helps. Even sudo seems powerless... My setup is ...
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Mounted hdd really slow duet to how it is mounted

Some days ago, in this question, I explained some minor issues that I was experiencing with a HDD that I mount using the /etc/fstab file. To partially solve the issue I decided to change how I was ...
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A new Sandisk Ultra usb 3.0 stick reformatted to ntfs stopped working when accidentally full

I bought a SanDisk Ultra 16GB 3.0 USB stick, reformatted it to ntfs and "managed" to copy too much data on to it. After that it is undetectable in Ubuntu as well as in Windows (10). I have tried fdisk ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing external hard drive

I have a 2TB Wester Digital external hard drive. I connected it to USB 3.0 port on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed. It was working fine till yesterday (Haven't tried on any other OS). ...
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Unable to mount NTFS drive

I'm new to Ubuntu and am trying to re-mount my internal 3Tb hard drive. It had been working, but when I restarted the system, it wouldn't mount. I've tried every solution that Google could find, but ...
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How to mount individual directories in /home on separate drive?

I have an Ubuntu install with my /home directory mounted on a HDD partition with the system / mounted on an ssd. However, I have certain programs (like Android Studio and IntelliJ) that I wish to keep ...
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How to mount HDDs on a live USB? [duplicate]

I have tried to install Windows 10 on my laptop, and a problem occurred. Now I need access to my files, and I thought a good way would be trying to access them via an Ubuntu live USB. I've booted from ...
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How to mount my Windows hard drive?

Someone told me to put Ubuntu on a USB when my Windows became corrupted (for some unknown reason) a few weeks ago. But I need access to my hard drive. Most things are backed up but I don't think ...
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SSD got unmounted by itself while OS is running

While I was working on my laptop suddenly froze. I had to turn off and then turn it on from the button... When I turned it on I saw that my ssd isn't mounted and the OS is there.. I see this message:...
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What permissions does freefilesync run on?

I have mounted a webdav folder using webdav as described here . For mounting this directory I use the following command: sudo mount -t davfs -o uid=bruni,gid=users https://serveraddress /home/bruni/...
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Mount usb in media subfolder as default

Whenever I mount a hard drive or USB by clicking on it on the Unity bar (or from the file browser). It appears in a folder in /media with my username (ang example would be /media/$USER/...
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Trouble with USB Permissions/Ownership

I'm trying to use a USB drive (FAT32) on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, but the permissions are messed up and I don't understand them well enough to fix it. Running ls -l in /mnt shows drwxrwxrwx ...
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Problems with file/folder mode [duplicate]

I have a problem with a hard drive mounted on /media/data. This drive is mounted by means on the following command in the /etc/fstab file: /dev/sda7 /media/data ntfs user,nosuid,exec,nodev 0 0 ...
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Computer Won't Boot Anymore - 16.04

My computer (Ubuntu 16.04) doesn't boot anymore with an error message that makes no sense to me: EXT4-fs (dm-2): couldn't mount as ext3 due to feature incompatibilities This makes no sense to me ...
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Unable to mount HDD in try ubuntu when i installing the ubuntu?

I have problem in mounting the device when i use the "Try Ubuntu" i had tried following option to mount the device but still i not able to mount my external HDD. sudo apt-get install exfat-utils ...
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how can I force a mount -a to run after the system boots up?

Media server running Ubuntu 16.04 and Kodi. Synology NAS in the next room contains all the media. how can I get my fstab mounts working if they won't mount on bootup? -- tried switching to ...
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Ubuntu Desktop wont boot after a PXE install via NFS (boot to memtest only)

im using ERPXE to make a network multiboot to install multiple SO. First i made with Slackware and i had sucess, everything works fine. Now im trying with ubuntu-desktop 16.04 Im using the ...
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ubuntu xenial recovery from broken /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root error

I am learning ubuntu sysadmin I resized one of partitions using parted command resizepart and now I can't boot and get the error alert /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root Can anyone lead me in the right ...
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Cannot mount LVM Ubuntu 16.04

I'm kinda new to this LVM thing. I have a hard disk that I need to mount in order to recover some important files. The hard disk was originally from a Centrix Xenserver. Here's the output of fdisk -l ...
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Unable to mount hard drive “NTFS $Bitmap” and fsck not working [duplicate]

I'm a noob so bear with me on this. Back Story: Windows 10 corrupted my Hard disk, now trying to fix it via Ubuntu 15.04 on a pendrive. What I want to do: I need to mount my hard disk with ...
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ubuntu can't Mount the other partition of my drive

I have Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10.i have a partition of personal files.why does Ubuntu says "unable to mount .....maybe Windows was hibernated or has auto fast-booting " Please i need help.
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Cannot mount windows partitions

I dual booted ubuntu but somehow my windows was hibernated and then i couldn't mount the partitions. I used ntfsfix but still couldn't mount the /dev/sda5 where my window is also when i restart my pc ...
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Fixing Ubuntu Installation after aborted Installation attempt

My Ubuntu Desktop was restarted because of some reason while upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04. Now, when I restart, the Ubuntu starts, but drops to initramfs shell, and says "Mounting /dev on /root/dev ...
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My external hdd not mounting on ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

Heres the error message i get every time i try to mount it via terminal The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sde2': ...
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Ubuntu shutdown bricked my external hard drive

How does Ubuntu end processes when it shuts down? Is it possible that shutting down and then unplugging my external hard drive could have broken a path? I have Ubuntu 16.04 and a WD Elements 10A8 1TB ...
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can't add a new pci identifier /sys/bus/pci/drivers/ahci/new_id

Ubuntu does not mount my disks connected with Marvell 88SE9172 SATA 6Gb/s interface. In some forums i found this is a kernel issue and under following link I found some workaround that adding new pci ...
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How to permanently mount a network folder?

I have followed the wiki on this topic and applied this solution to fix the hang on shutdown and referred to a few other posts on here but can't get a Synology folder (Windows share) to mount on boot ...
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Disable external hard disk auto-open/autoplay at every startup!

I've already run this: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling automount-open false and uncheck automount & automount-open in dconf-editor but problem remain. Edit: I run Ubuntu-Mate 16....
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How to prevent SSHFS mount freeze after changing connection after suspend?

I am using SSHFS with reconnect attribute. It works fine, when I suspend notebook and start it again. But problem is when I take notebook somewhere - meaning different IP and different connection (...
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Cannot mount ubuntu mate arm on /dev/loop0

I'm trying to customize ubuntu mate image for raspberry pi, by adding some software, which needs to be installed on OS install. However, when trying to mount with command: sudo mount -o loop ...
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Unable to mount my WD My passport 1 TB in Ubuntu 16.04

Whenever I connect the device I get the following error. Any idea what is wrong and how to correct it? Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/som/My Passport: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=...
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Repairing Flash Drive that wasn't ejected with I/O errors?

I was dumb and didn't eject my flash drive, now it won't show up in mount, can't be manually mounted, dd just hangs when trying to zero it out, and I get I/O errors when trying to format it. I know ...
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Cannot open The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy bluray

I am having trouble opening The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy bluray on Xubuntu 14.04. I am able to open other encrypted bluray discs just fine and rip them with MakeMKV. This specific disc is the ...
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NFS(network file system) option problem

Please Note I'm trying to make connection between myserver and myclient /etc/exports ---> just single line ---> /path/ IP(rw) 'just rw option'. after that exportfs -ra or exportfs -a . done. ok ...
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How to give permissions to user www-data (apache+php) to access media/user/sd card slot?

I have a php script that runs from apache2 call that needs to read files in a SD card. The SD card appears mounted in /media/user/name of SD card partition. I tried to read this answer Default file ...
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Can't boot into windows 10 after installing Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu and partitioned the hard drive. Fast Boot was enabled, and now only one partition in accessible. This is the error showing up : Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/nav/...
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Mounting CIFS as user in Ubuntu 16.04 returns “No such file or directory”

I recently upgraded from (X)ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 (meaning a complete new installation, nothing left on hard drive). For the past years, I had the following line in my /etc/fstab: //home.server/...
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Can't access some files (NTFS), permission denied (not even with sudo)

Got a screwed up Surface Pro 2 and any recovery attempt on the Windows 10 installation has failed. So to save all the files I booted up the device with 16.04 LTS Live USB. The filesystem mounts ...
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Prevent /home folder from being mounted up

In my system, a user can mount a device to a directory. I want to prevent user from mounting device to /home directory using mount command. What is the way to disallow mounting to a specific folder?
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Share through Samba NFS mapped

I have a problem with sharing NFS mounted. I had read this a bad practice, but I need it for working and experimental purposes. I have a Ubuntu 16.04 running on Machine A and another Linux System ...
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Can you unmount Drive in Ubuntu's GUI?

I do quality assurance of my fat32 drive based on the answer here. I think gparted is not sufficient here. I cannot find an option by double clicking the drive for unmount. I would like to use GUI ...
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Welcome to emergency mode! after mounting /boot

So, we just had a power outage and since then my Ubuntu server won’t start up anymore. When booting with a display attached it all looks good until after it successfully mounts the boot drive. Then ...