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

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Size limit when mounting CIFS share

Is there a limit to the size of the CIFS share you can mount? I have a users who was previously able to mount one of our cifs shares, but once I extended the size of the share from 6TB to 8TB, he ...
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Chrooting to a mounted USB Stick using SFTP

I would like to use SFTP over OpenSSH as a small FTP server. However I would like to use a mounted hard drive or USB stick as the chrooted directory for the user. As far as I see, chrooting is ...
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shrink the disk(vdb) then mount it root

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/vda1 5.0G 796M 3.9G 17% / none 2.0G 176K 2.0G 1% /dev none 2.0G 0 2.0G 0% ...
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(re) mount usb device

I just can't seem to figure out the exact mount-command to re-mount my phone. It used to automatically appear, but for some reason in stopped. I need help to get the mount-statement right. The device ...
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Mount Hfsplus partition of a disk image

I know my question is very similar to many others on this site (ex. Mount single partition from image of entire disk (device)) but I have a slightly different problem during the mount of a single ...
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User permissions messed up after updating to 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 is not working properly since I upgraded from 13.04 - seems to be a problem with my user permissions: The GUI shut down and reboot buttons do not work (no response when clicking on ...
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Unable to Mount External HDD

I was copying data from PC to my Lacie external 500 GB HDD. And Simultaneously I was accessing files on my PC and on that external HDD. but after some time File System stopped responding and showed ...
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How is my Windows share not accessible after some time after being mounted at boot time?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I have set up a Windows share to be mounted at boot time in /etc/fstab as follows: //192.168.x.x/Google\040Drive /home/myname/Google\040Drive cifs ...
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Mount VMware Shared Folder to Ubuntu 12.04.3

I tried to create a shared folder to my Ubuntu 12.04.3 VM using VMware 5 from my Mac but I don't see the folder anywhere. I've tried to use some commands as suggested here and here, but nothing is ...
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Please help to fix error while mounting static

This is my original /etc/fstab This is UUID **This is my /mnt/ I've edited /etc/fstab as below I believe, I've edited /etc/fstab file as instructed here, but after restarting the system, I ...
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Make ubutu recognize devices automatically without user interaction all the time

my wife and I would like to know if there is a script or a command or a driver or an app (or combination) that makes ubuntu Behave/emulate Windows UPnP; specifically, we would like all our devices to: ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu from USB 2.0 on OS X

I'm running OSX 10.7.5 on a Mac Mini 2012. I'm trying to boot Ubuntu, but keep running into issue, after issue. This is what I have done: Got an extra external hard drive an formatted to MSDOS with ...
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Can't mount ISO disk file

I am kinda newbie in this so I need any help possible I try to rescue data from a failing 500GB HDD so I used safecopy command to create an ISO file safecopy --stage1 /dev/sdb1 ...
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can't mount cd/dvd drive in 13.04

I'm currently going out of my mind! Is there somebody, please, to help to find my way out of this misery? I can't mount CD/DVD drive in 13.04. If you don't help I'll be forced to go back to... it is ...
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Input/output error when mounting an NTFS partition

When I try to mount my laptop's hard drive from a live CD, this error message appears: Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/ubuntu/ACER: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How do I get /home to mount?

My PC has 6 drives. /dev/sda, /dev/sdb, /dev/sdc and /dev/sdd are 750Gb SATA drives. Each drive has one partition filling the complete drive (/dev/sda1, /dev/sdb1, /dev/sdc1, and /dev/sdd1). These ...
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Can you 'mount' an Ubuntu Touch (nexus 4/7) device as a disk?

Is it possible to mount a Nexus 4 or Nexus 7 which is running the latest Ubuntu Touch dev preview as a disk via USB with MTP or similar? I can adb and/or ssh into these devices, no problem, but I ...
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How to mount so spaces in filenames are replaced

I know that there are many ways to replace spaces in filenames with underscores by renaming the file. But what I am searching for is a way to access the untouched files with a different filename (a ...
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I have replaced the harddisk of my laptop . I need to get data from ext3 partitions of old harddisk.

Unable to mount the partitions sudo mount /dev/sdb4 /media/sdb4 -t ext4 mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb4, missing codepage or helper program, or other error ...
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Problem detecting USB in 12.04 x64, works on Xubuntu 13.04 64x and windows

I am banging my head against the wall on this one. I have a SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB thumb drive that used to work on my box running 12.04 64bit, but now that box will not detect it in any way I ...
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Error loading operating system after I have installed Ubuntu 12.04

Steps that I have done: (First OS was Windows XP) I had 3 partitions, NTFS and FAT, then I formatted the drive during Ubuntu 12.04 partitioning. I have formatted the drive with ext4 and other one ...
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Cannot mount any file system/USB stick with Nautilus side bar after changing UID of my user

There are a lot of answers in here that describe how to change a user's UID. This is necessary to match it to my NAS and to ease NFS mounts and permissions. BUT: I had to do this on Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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Input/Ouput Error

Tried to search a solution, but this issue is common but it can be very specific too. this is what I'm getting. rskyline@rskyline-desktop:/media/Datos/Android/CyanogenMod$ make clobber ...
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Raid Issues Cannot Boot and Getting Superblock Errors

I am getting the errors below. How do I get the RAID array fixed. I'd like to get it mounted via the live cd that im booted into as well. Just so I can backup a few items. My setup boots from the RAID ...
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Why there is no clear instruction for how to mount a network drive?

I don't know how many post I read already and can't believe its so tricky. Ok let me be specific: I run a Ubuntu 13.10 desktop and want some shares on my NAS (QNAP FW3.8.2) to be automatically ...
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Mount Drive at Start-up but MySQL can't see it

I'm trying to automount my drive using the following command in startup applications: /usr/bin/udisks --mount /dev/sdd1 However, MySQL fails to start when I mount the disk. On the contrary, if I ...
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NAS mount on CentOS, remount on Ubuntu

I have a NAS that is mounted on a CentOS box. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on another box. Is it possible to mount the NAS on the Ubuntu box via the CentOS box? Heres a diagram: NAS:/Public -> ...
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Ipod Touch not mounting properly on Ubuntu 13.04

After upgrading to 13.04, My Ipod Touch (4.2.1) mounts as normal, but then disappears from the devices pane and appears under the network pane in Nautilus. I then get error messages saying the Ipod ...
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after installing ubuntu 13.04 CD-ROM not working

I remove my windows 7 and install ubuntu 13.04 amd64 in EFI after many hit and trail. first time i install ubuntu with DVD and it is success full installation but i decide to install in EFI. in second ...
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How can Nautilus autodiscover a NAS?

I have two machines: a 12.10 which autodiscovers my NAS fine and a 13.04 which does not autodiscover the NAS in Nautilus. The latter does not display the drive in Nautilus. I did install samba on ...
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Sudo and Launcher icons not working, hard-disks not mounting

I am running a server on Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop) LTS. This has been working fine until today when a few minutes ago it decided to change some stuff alone. Launcher icons not working Launcher icons ...
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NFS server very slow when mounted separate NFS drive goes offline

We have server A serving files to users on a network via samba. It's running out of space, so we decided to mount an NFS share (server B) onto server A, under our previously shared samba share. It ...
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How can I get better transfer speeds for a WD NAS connected directly via Ethernet?

My Goal I own a My Book Live. I have spent some time tonight trying to optimalise the transfer speeds. To do so I connect the NAS directly to the ethernet port of the computer. Windows gives me ...
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mount error: Permission denied

I'm trying to share a folder in my Windows server to my Ubuntu server. and I am getting the following error when I issue the command mount -a mount error(13): Permission denied Refer to the ...
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Internal drive sdc sometimes mounts, but sometimes fails to mount and is assigned sda

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 (Kubuntu if it matters) and I have it set up to mount hard drives automatically on start-up (In System Settings under "Removable devices", I have the setting "Enable automatic ...
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Read-only NFS share not updating

I have a large storage device with about 6 different shares all mounted to a server running Ubuntu 12.04. The storage device takes regular checkpoints each day. I have the shares mounted as read-only ...
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Trouble with mounting usb hdd on ubuntu server

The hard disk had previously been the primary hdd for this computer. The only OS ever installed was ubuntu server, without encryption or LVM. My intention is to only keep the files that were on ...
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Can't share zfs filesystem over nfs

Ubuntu Server 13.04. Client OpenElec 3.02 trying to share thru built-in into zfs sharenfs server (192.168.1.56) administrator@ubuntu:~$ sudo zfs get all | grep share [sudo] password for ...
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Incorrect NFS mount entries in Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS?

I’ve got the following error message when I try to unmount a NFS share on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS installation: $ sudo umount /home/ubuntu/nfstest/client /home/ubuntu/nfstest/client was not found in ...
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Memory card does not mount

I upgraded my OS from 12.10 to 13.04 and i am not able to mount my memory card. Snap shot of the error. I used to see EOS_DIGITal which is the name of memory card before clicking OK After i click ...
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/dev/sg1 is not a block device

I am on 11.10 and my cdrom is not accessible. wodim -devices gives me this: geso@SaigonPC:~$ wodim --devices wodim: Overview of accessible drives (2 found) : ...
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Why Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't recognize my external HDD?

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04, a clean installation, and everything seems to be running OK, at least in the last 2 hours that I have tried except for one thing... when i tried to restore my data from ...
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/sda, hard drives, USB drives, all missing

After updating, my system doesn't detect any partitions or USB drives save for the two partitions I use as / and /home. /dev/sda doesn't even exist. I'm not sure if that's normal because I haven't ...
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Unable to access/mount 2nd hard drive in laptop

I am totally new to Linux so I basically do not have a clue. I have installed Ubuntu on my laptop and it is running very nice apart from the fact I cannot access my second hard drive. I replaced the ...
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Mounting samba share with root priveleges 12.10

How to permanently mount samba share with root priveleges? I've used this FAQ but still getting the same error. The point is i don't want to send credentials in plane text. User credentials file: ...
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Windows NTFS partition shows up as HFS+

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 (beta 2) on my MacBook. Was using Windows 8 (with no OS X) up until today, and I've decided to move to Ubuntu 13.04 today. However, I have a storage partition formatted as NTFS ...
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Mount symantec pgp encrypted HDD in ubuntu

My laptop uses windows 7 with pgp whole disk encryption product from Symantec. Today, the laptop crashed & is now showing some windows recovery related errors. (I am unable to boot to windows.) ...
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DVD drive not reading dvd's

I have done the regionset thing, but the drive doesnt find a dvd when I do. I have added the css file I have tried manually mounting the drive and get Failed to mount '/dev/sr0' to '/media/apt/' E: ...
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MD arrays mounted incorrectly (no rwd)

I've got various RAID 1 & 0 (MDADM) arrays mounted in /media/ via fstab but I'm coming into trouble creating/deleting files from some of these volumes from the GUI and programs, it's as if they ...
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Secondary Storage not properly mounted

Not all of my secondary discs partitions are visible.When i open it from GParted it shows NTFS signature missing.Is there any way to fix this without lossing any data?? This drive(secondary) has 4 ...