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

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how to go back from mount -rw -0 remount / to read only system?

I lost my password so, followed the steps written here to change my password. After changing the password, i am trying to reboot my system by writing reboot but it is giving me an error shutdown: ...
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Missing File After Destroying KVM

I am using virsh to manage my KVMs on Ubuntu 14.04. I store my disk path targets (.IMG files) on an LV and mount it manually. I, of course, forgot to mount this LV after a restart but virsh was still ...
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Recover Flash Drive Files

I need to recover files off my 16gb Lexar flash drive. The pcb does not appear damaged in any way so I'm hoping recovery can be done. When I plug the usb into a Windows machine, it recognizes it as ...
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USB drive doesn't auto mount

I was trying to create a live USB on my Ubuntu 14.04 system using the 'dd' command. After this operation, on inserting the USB stick, the device does not mount automatically as it used to get before. ...
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How to solve iso image mount?

root@milenko-HP-Compaq-6830s:/home/milenko/2014a# mount -o loop MATLAB\ R2014a\ Unix.iso /mnt/iso mount: you must specify the filesystem type Here is what I got with parted -l Model: ATA FUJITSU ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Bq Ubuntu Edition smartphone

When I connect my BQ Ubuntu via USB to Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 nothing happens but I checked it with a Windows Xp computer and it runs ok. Please some help! *Ubuntu just released an update and now it ...
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How to Fix Read Only 'MSDOS' SD Card?

I know that there are a few threads around trying to answer this question, but none of the answers are working for me, so here we go. I have an 8 gig microSD card that was being used as memory for my ...
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the disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present error on startup [duplicate]

On start-up I get the error: The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present but then Ubuntu starts normally. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows ...
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mount ssd disk on new acquired server

I have just acquired a new 3x 120Go SSD server (within soyoustart Soft Raid), but I can only see/use one SSD disk! Should I mount the other 2 disks ? What should be the new content of fstab file ? ...
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Mount: permission denied

I'm following a tutorial for configuring a server, but I had to give a command that is not working. mount -o remount / root @ hsj1: ~ # mount -o remount / mount: permission denied I hope someone ...
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I can't mount my mini SD card

I used hardinfo to see if my mini SD card was working, as shown in the image. I have tried this response and this. But I can't mount it. I try: ~$ sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sde /mnt and: ~$ ...
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Cannot write on ext4 partition Ubuntu 14.04

I formatted the disk in my computer as ext4. Now I'm trying to make it readable and writable for any user on this computer. My entries in /etc/fstab look like this # Data partitions ...
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9.517513---[end kernel panic - not syncing :vfs:unable to mount root fs on unkown block(0,0) [duplicate]

I am a windows 8 user I just tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 and downloaded ISO and burn it in on CD, but when I tried installing I got an error on: 9.517513---[end kernel panic - not syncing ...
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Can't unmount /tmp, fuser output empty

my /tmp shrank to 1MB because there were no free space on /home device. Now I need to expand this, so the first thing to do is to unmount the device. But that's what happens when I try: ~ $ df ...
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how to debug upstart if it hangs while root is read-only?

I am trying to debug an unsecessful/hung-up system start (upstart) on 14.04.2 LTS. root is an ext4 filesystem in a luks container. filesystems are in clean state. The boot process stops after ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Machine cant' mount directories /dev /sys /proc

I am running this Ubuntu Virtual machine on CentOS5- Virtual Host Manager. The Virtual machine can't boot because it can't mount /dev,/sys,/proc. Killed: mount: mounting /dev on root/dev failed: no ...
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[mntent]: line 16 in /etc/fstab is bad

I am try to mount -a my hard disc. But end up I got this respond root@server:~# mount -a [mntent]: line 16 in /etc/fstab is bad [mntent]: line 18 in /etc/fstab is bad [mntent]: line 20 in /etc/fstab ...
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Can't mount Windows 8.1 storage drive. Partition type is random hex

I had windows 8.1 installed on a SSD drive, and I had a separate 2TB internal HDD where I stored all of my documents. The windows 8.1 installation died on me and refused to boot, so I decided to try ...
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Corsair Padlock USB does not list under /dev/sd*

I have a Corsair Padlock USB Thumbdrive that used to work fine but it does not mount to Ubuntu 14.04 anymore. It shows up with lsusb command, also with dmesg and /var/log/syslog file however it is ...
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HDD mounting issues

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 on a 250GB SSD which works OK. I also have a 2 TB HDD where I have my Virtualbox disks installed and when I boot the 2TB does not mount. When I hover over the ...
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How to restrict write/read access to HDD for certain apps

I have an old secondary internal HDD installed in my desktop PC on which I primarily do backups. I noticed that while the drive is mounted it seems that the whole system's performance seems to drop ...
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Mount - Problem Remounting /dev/sdb1

How can I properly remount /dev/sdb1? Because when I remount it: sudo mount -o remount,rw /dev/sdb1 mount: cannot remount /dev/sdb1 read-write, is write-protected ...displaying that it is write ...
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Can't overwrite swap

i have ubuntu desktop 14.04 LTS and i want to encrypt my 7.88GiB swap partition (sda6). Before encrypting i need to overwrite it, to make sure no important data is left on the partition. For this, i ...
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How to connect mp3-player?

Can you give advice how to auto-mount an mp3-player in Ubuntu 14.04. I've connected the mp3 player to a notebook using an USB cable but it is not automatically mounted. update #1: player ORION ...
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NTFS Drive fail to mount

I dual booted windows 8.0 x86 with ubuntu 14.04. Then tried accessing the volume containing windows but I got this error message: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/van/BE96C17E96C13823: Command-line ...
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Problem mounting raid 0 NTFS drives in Ubuntu server 14.04

I have 2 disks, sda and sdc with the following gdisk output: $ sudo gdisk -l /dev/sda GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 0.8.8 Partition table scan: MBR: protective BSD: not present APM: not present ...
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I need help mounting an lvm2 partition with 14.04 LTS live USB

SOLUTION: I was able to mount the partition and copy the files to another drive! sudo fuseext2 -o ro -o allow_other /dev/mapper/vg1-lg1 /mnt was the key. I still have not been able to access the ...
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How to automount cardreader on startup?

I have SD cardreader in my netbook, and it is not automatically mounted on startup. If I disable default settings in gnome-disks and check mount automatically, I will get error Error mounting ...
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mhddfs not working as expected

when I run df -h I get: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 74G 3.0G 67G 5% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K ...
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Mounted External Drive Doesn't Show Correct Size

I have an external USB drive with 2.0 TB connected to a machine running Ubuntu Server 14.04. I used: fdisk -l and I can see that my at dev/sdd1. Here is the output: WARNING: GPT (GUID ...
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The disk drive for‭ ‬/media/My_Passport is not ready yet or not present

I have a dual boot with Mint MATE and Xubuntu on ONE hard drive.‭ ‬I NOW have a problem when booting into Xubuntu with a notice of the following: The disk drive for‭ ‬/media/My_Passport is not ready ...
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aufs mount fails on root partition in ubuntu

I have been trying to execute the following command in teminal on ubuntu. sudo mount -t aufs -o br:/tmp/update/copy=rw:/=ro none / copy folder contains file x but after after mount i donot see the ...
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press s for skip mounting and m for manual

I've installed 3 vm's on virtual manager, I've successfully mounted a file system(mapped) with the host but when I try to mount the file system with the second vm and reboot it's giving me the error ...
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Why can't I mount an f2fs partition on a HDD?

I want to mount a partition of a (large) HDD with an F2FS file system on it. I created a (large) primary partition on the HDD using parted, then created a file system on the partition using mkfs.f2fs. ...
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Usb Drive mounting problem

I am using Ubuntu 14.10. When I tried to connect my Kingston 4GB pen drive I got the following error message: Unable to mount 4.0 GB Volume Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/john/1332983517C04B87: ...
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Prevent sharing of unmounted drives

I have a file server set up to share an external drive over samba and netatalk (AFP). I have an fstab entry to automatically mount the drive at /mnt/external, which then gets shared automatically by ...
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How to prevent duplicate bind mounts?

My fstab contains this: 192.168.0.8:/mnt/HD/HD_a2 /media/storage nfs rw,user,auto,hard,intr 0 0 /media/nas/Music /home/benubird/Music none bind,user,auto 0 0 If I run mount /media/nas twice, the ...
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I'm getting confused trying to use fstab [duplicate]

I have been using i3 recently and it doesn't auto mount things. So I mounted a USB drive myself using sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt/external When I copy files onto the USB drive there they are all ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wubi Installation: root.disk is write-protected cant be mount

I've installed Ubuntu through Wubi. As the Wubi is not working well with 14.04 the disk / is mounting as read only. So I rebooted and gone through recovery mode and choosed root terminal. I tried to ...
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removing chroot done by ubuntu touch sdk

How do I remove all the chroot the Ubuntu touch SDK has made? I can't find anything in the app. When I do a mount from a terminal, I get this : click-ubuntu-sdk-15.04-i386 on ...
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Change permissions inside USB drive to execute shell script

I have read multiple other answers on here to no avail. Clearly chmod and chown are not applicable here. Here's the problem: I have a USB drive for school in which I have a folder for my programming ...
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Unrecognized mount option “x-gvfs-show” or missing value

I have a little problem with my Ubuntu system. When selecting boot on startup for a harddrive, the partition can't be mounted. The error which occurs is as follows: dmesg | tail [ 470.027891] ...
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Ubuntu can't mount my NTFS external hard drive with Windows installed on it [duplicate]

I have an external hard drive with Windows 8 installed on it. Ubuntu cannot mount this drive. Failed to mount '/dev/sdb5': Operation not permittedThe NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Please ...
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Trouble finding how to identify my dvd drive to mount it

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. From what I can see maybe I don't actually have to mount the dvd drive, though for certain I have to keep telling VLC the dvd isn't where it thinks it is. I guess my ...
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run command on only local mount points

I have a command to filter files with size > 10 MB but want to run it only on local mount points. Currently I have mounted some remote NFS in my system on /nfs so in my search I don't want to ...
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Mounting hard drives problem

Why doesn't Ubuntu mount hard drives automatically when it's launching? Moreover, I cannot chmod +x to the files in the hard drives after mounting. They are formatted as NTFS. If NTFS is not ...
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df is omitting some whole parts of my fs / disks. Is there something wrong?

EDIT(2015-03-08): I think this behaviour is caused by ubuntu-sdk using schroot and overlayfs to install its dev kits. See ...
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bash script to cd into an USB device

i am creating a simple updater for a program which will be ran on an Odroid C1 with Ubuntu 14.04 Server.. Preamble 1) i want the updater.run downloaded from my server and placed into an USB; then ...
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I want to install Unbuntu on another laptop using a flash drive and a Mac

I have a macbook running 10.6.8. I want to get Unbuntu onto my 32 gig flash drive and then install it onto another laptop. I can only do it with a flash drive because the laptop's disc drive is ...
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x-systemd.automount & CIFS shares in fstab

In my /etc/fstab, I have set up a few CIFS shares to be mounted, using the template shown below: //192.168.0.1/volume /mnt/mountpoint/ cifs ...