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

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Ubuntu can not connect to freenas share

I have a FreeNas server that has been running fine for some time. I am able to log into my FreeNas's CIFS share from a windows computer, and I am able to log on to CIFS shares from other Windows ...
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How many loopback devices can Linux support?

Because everyone wants details on this site: I am ATTEMPTING to write a P2P powered, Linux OS (LFS). I am going to make it where users can message and walkie-talkie each other. Packages will also be ...
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Can you set fstab to unmount then remount upon login

I have an external hard drive which only links up to my pc after it processes whats in fstab, would it be possible to make fstab unmount and then mount after I login so I dont have to go through the ...
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Clean Kubuntu 15.04 install - How do I include make my old home partition from 14.04 as new /home

Basically I want to use my old home partition as my new home following a clean install of kubuntu 15.04 over the old kubuntu 14.04 partition. Because of all the data there. I understand that it will ...
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Can I use fstab to mount ssh without pub keys and without entering a password?

I regularly have to mount a path via ssh from a server I don't have root access to. Pub key authentication is disabled and I cannot enable it and they won't enable it. Pub key authentication is no ...
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How to migrate ubuntu to an ssd when /home is encrypted with ecryptfs?

I discovered this topic 'How to migrate an encrypted LVM install to a new disk' which was useful for creating lvm volumes on my new SSD. Nevertheless, my original Ubuntu 14.04 has just a /home ...
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How to mount an iphone 5s to Ubuntu 14.04?

I am completely new to linux so I need things spelled out for me. I'm trying to mount an iphone 5s with ios 8.3 to Ubuntu 14.04 running Nvidia drivers.
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Is This The Right Way To Change Drives Using Terminal?

Well I am a newbie in Linux world. Everyday learning by working. I use dual booting and in one drive Windows 7 is installed and in another drive Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is installed. My first O/S was windows ...
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When in Linux boot process are filesystems mounted from /etc/fstab?

Question: When in Ubuntu Linux boot process are filesystems (from /etc/fstab) mounted? Rational: I defined the following shared-folders on my Ubuntu VirtualBox VM. openstack@ubuntu:~$ grep ...
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mountall: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0

I don't know how to fix this. My system won't even get past the loading screen. When I press F1 on the Ubuntu splash screen it shows me log with this message. mountall: error while loading shared ...
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Why are NTFS partition UUIDs shorter than normal?

If you use the sudo blkid command to view partitions with their uuids or just view the /etc/fstab (considering you have got some NTFS partitions) you will probably notice that UUIDs of the NTFS ...
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Swap doesn't seem to mount after update

I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 and now my swap partition does not seem to mount. I'm not an expert, but it looks like the partition does not seem to have a UUID anymore. How do I get the swap partition to ...
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Mounting Other partitions like windows does [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and windows 8.1 dual booted in my dell laptop, whenever I boot my Ubuntu OS i have to manually click on the drive [say D drive on windows] to mount and open it. So all i have to do ...
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AutoFS with NTFS not mounting

I've dabbled a bit into getting rid of udev for mounting ntfs usb-sticks at boot time and when hotplugging because it seems to have troubles with fuseblk when using systemd. Since usbdisk is not a ...
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How can I get an Ubuntu Phone mounted properly in Ubuntu 15.04? “libmtp error: Could not send object info.”

I get the following error when I try to transfer files to my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris E4.5 by USB: libmtp error: Could not send object info. It appears to be a problem relating to MTP, but I am ...
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Ubuntu USB install hangs at purple loading screen on HP Pavillion x360

I've been trying to install the latest 15.04 Ubuntu on my laptop through a usb installation, but whenever I try the "Try Ubuntu" or "Install Ubuntu" prompts, the screen hangs at a loading screen that'...
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Seagate External HDD not detected but power light blinks

I have problem with my Seagate Backplus External HDD 1 TB. Two years it worked fine but now it is not getting detected in Ubuntu (Windows as well). I tried using different ports and tried using other ...
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Cannot mount large .img disk image files

Normally, when I open a .img disk image (with Disk Image Mounter, which right-click menu tells me), I can mount it and browse the disk image. However, with large disk images (over a gigabyte, this has ...
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Creating an SD disk image from scratch: “you must specify a filesystem type”

The really short version: I am trying to create a disk image that includes an MBR/bootloader provided in another image, and one partition with a root filesystem provided in a tarball. Creating the ...
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Tried to move /home to new hdd, ended up deleting /home

Installed ubuntu to a new computer with one SSD and one HDD. The OS naturally I installed on the SSD. after using it for a week or so, configuring everything and downloading stuff I decided it's time ...
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USB not mounting in UBUNTU 14.04

Neither my pen-drives nor my wireless mouse are getting mounted or connected. During startup it shows something about USB 3-7 not accepting address or similar. I checked in DISKS and my pen-drive ...
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Creating Your Own Mount Point for USB Drive

I have an external USB drive which is always plugged in. I have modified fstab and created a folder in media so that the drive is mounted at media/drive_name. However, is automount is enabled, every ...
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How can I Mount Drive in Unsafe State? Operation not Permitted

I have a drive that is starting to fail. I'm using Ubuntu to try and recover files. Right now I am running into issues. I know the files are there as yesterday, on a boot usb, I managed to mount ...
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Cannot mount partition

I am unable to mount my two of the partitions (NTFS) currently. When I double click on it from the file manager, a pop up window says unable to access {disk lable}. Not authorized to perform ...
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Unable to mount and burn DVD on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Whenever I try to mount and burn a DVD on my drive I receive this error message: Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/nnnok/Vidyarambh: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,...
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How do I share a directory between an LXC container and the host?

How can I share a folder between the host system (ubuntu 14.04) and an ubuntu lxc container? I tried mounting the folder on the host: sudo mount --bind /media/data/share /media/data/container/name/...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an already existing encrypted home

The issue is to upgrade a Ubuntu system mounted with an encrypted home (on a seperated partition) which then cannot be decrypted/mounted with the exact same passphrase on a new fresh installed Ubuntu. ...
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Why My ZTC Grameenphone internet 3g is mount failed?

My ubuntu version is ubuntu 14.04 lts. When I'm plug in the device then following massage are show: Error mounting /dev/sr1 at /media/mohammad/GP Internet: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o "...
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How to mount an unmounted USB device ubantu using command? [duplicate]

I first eject device using sudo eject /dev/sr1. And then sudo umount /dev/sr1. But now it's not showing me the device which i'm unmounted. I want to mount it using command.
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Running tata photon max on Ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to install tata photon max on my ubuntu machine. My ubuntu is not able to auto mount the device so i first mount it manually by using this command mount -t iso9660 /dev/sr1 /media/photon ...
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Mount Problem Error [duplicate]

I am unable to load windows 8.1 it gives me this message "Disk read error occurred" and refresh not working so trying to recover my files through Ubuntu 14.04. I try to access the hard drive,but get ...
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Chmod wouldn't work, although I can modify files [duplicate]

Why doesn't chmod work on a file under /media? I am having similar problem. The aim is booting from a clean Ubuntu flash memory stick, then cloning and test-building a large repository onto a hard ...
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Cannot remove safely usb external hard drive, it mounts again

I have an external usb hard drive, however when I try to safely remove it, the device turns off and then the device mounts itself again. I've tried to do sudo udisks --detach /dev/sdb However, the ...
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How can I make Ubuntu not mount efi partition by default at startup?

I've a Asus laptop with windows 8.1 pre-installed, I've managed to install Ubuntu alongside it, and for some days it worked fine. Today, out-of-the-blue, Ubuntu just goes black screen and I'm back at ...
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What happens when you make a hard link to a file in /mnt, and then unmount?

I know this question is not going to help anyone, but I am curious. As far as I know, hard links will not break when a file is deleted. Because the file will remain to exist. But what happens when you ...
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Can't mount Windows drive to view files [duplicate]

I have two hard drives. On the one hard drive Windows 7 & 8 is installed, on the other Ubuntu. When I try to mount the drive, I get this message.
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mount exfat warning

Using Xubuntu 14.04. I mounted an external drive which has multiple partitions one of them is of type exFat and I am mounting it using the command below I get a warning that not cleanly mounted, ...
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Which of these devices is Ubuntu's CD-ROM?

ls /dev block mei sda2 tty3 tty6 ttyS30 bsg mem sda5 tty30 tty60 ttyS31 bus net sg0 ...
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Can an unmounted USB be infected my malware?

Yesterday, I went on a dark creepy site whose js freezed my system/firefox (Ubuntu 14.04 up to date, Firefox 37.0.1 up to date). Now I tried, from the same system, to find any malware with: sudo ...
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Unable to get to the home screen or login

Initially I started to upgrade my ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. I failed for some reason. Error: filesystem check or mount failed Commands I ran: mount -o remount,rw / dpkg --configure -a Then I ...
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Cannot find root partition

I have a problem with my laptop. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS next to Windows 8.1. It is the first time I am using Ubuntu. I don't know exactly what happened but somehow I damaged the Grub bootloader. ...
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Trouble mounting a bind mount point for owncloud

Linux noob here :-) I've been struggling with this since days, and didn't come out with a solution yet. Basically what I am trying to achieve is the following: I have a device which by default ...
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Trouble with internal drives accessible from programs

I just created my first Ubuntu desktop machine to run as my media server for Plex. I have a new SSD with the OS on it, two 1TB drives mirrored, and one 1.5TB drive. The problem I have is that I cannot ...
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Reinstalling GRUB2 on a non-Bios Based System

so I am dual-booting windows 8.1 and ubuntu 15.04 and for some reason GRUB2 stopped loading and it just goes straight to windows so i booted from the ubuntu live cd to reinstall grub2. i found the ...
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How to install from two .ISO images? [duplicate]

I mount the first one, run the Setup (it's a Windows program), and when it asks for DISC 2, I try to unmount the ISO, but it says it can't be unmounted because it's busy, which is obvious. In Windows, ...
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How can I mount a drive that does not want to mount?

I started off with previous versions of Lubuntu and settled on 14.10, using the box as a file server and/or torrent box. I upgraded from smaller to larger hard drives over time. The last hard disk ...
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disk drive for /home is not ready yet or not present when loading Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on VMware

Hi I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS installed on a VMware station. It has worked fine before but now when I open the virtual machine it goes thru the normal process of starting and stopping the ...
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Any idea why ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso can not be mounted?

I tried to set up an Ubuntu 14.04.02 amd64 virtual machine on a Citrix Xenserver host but it is not possible to proceed with the installation because the ISO can not be mounted. I tried diffferent ...
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How to securely/non-interruptively remove a device after overwriting partition table with dd?

After writing to a device it's recommended and possible to "securely remove" the device by unmounting it. That implies to have a parition to unmount which implies to have a partition table managing ...
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Can't access my External WD Passport HDD B/C of a checksum error

Background info: I have a mid 2012 13" macbook pro running Mavericks that started to have HDD slow downs. As a precaution, I backed up my user data to a 2TB western digital "my passport" hard drive (...