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

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Mount an ISO image in Wine?

I need to install some program in wine, which require to access a mounted ISO image. Whenever I mount an ISO image in Nautilus, in which drive it mounted in Wine? For some programs which can find the ...
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Virtualbox riddle: “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted.”

I have installed VirtualBox on Windows host with Ubuntu (actually Xubuntu) guest. after adding 3 more hard drives (virtual hard drives), I ran ls –l /dev/sd* and there were 3 more drives: dev/sdb ...
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Is it possible to unmount the /home partition?

I want to recover some files in my home directory using extundelete http://sourceforge.net/projects/extundelete/ This tool needs to unmount the device before start to work, but I cannot umount ...
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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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how can I display mounted partitions in unity (ubuntu 12.10)

I have a couple of mounted volumes ( under /media and ~/ ), but neither of which will ever display on my unity bar. I do however see both volumes listed in nautilus. What's interesting is that no ...
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Use existing /home (not encrypted) when installing Ubuntu?

I'm planning to upgrade from Quantal ( 50 GB of /, 2 GB of swap and 250 GB of /home ) to Raring when it is released. Clean install, choosing Upgrade option only give me messy display. How do I mount ...
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NAS Raid 5 Recovery using mdadm: volume and mount issues, please help

Hello this is my first foray into ubuntu, or any form of Linix for that matter, as well as my first attempt to ever recover a lost a raid, but I'm a fairly quick study. I have an 8TB WD Sharespace, ...
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mount webdav fails on reboot

i've got a vhost running ubuntu 12.10. i installed davfs2 and edited my /etc/fstab file like the following: https://somedomain.de/webdav.php/somefolder/ /mnt/s02 davfs defaults 0 0 now mounting ...
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Unable to mount Windows ntfs partition

I have a computer that is dual booting with Windows 8, and Ubuntu 12.10. Everything works fine I am able to boot into both OS's as expected. But when I try to boot into Ubuntu, and mount the Windows ...
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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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Re-mounting an un-mounted USB stick

Is there a way to mount back a USB stick that is once ejected, without physically detaching it and then plugging it in? It was a live-usb of Linux Mint 14 in it, if it helps.
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Unable to access NTFS partitions since upgrading to 12.10?

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10. I dual boot between Windows XP and Ubuntu however when I was running my previous version of Ubuntu, 8.10, I could see and access my Windows partitions in ...
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debootstrap failing to mount /proc

I have researched this, and none of the answers (so far) on here, nor googling seem to match my problem. Here is the situation: I am running Xubuntu 12.04 as a base install, and am trying to set up ...
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Can't mount a SSD

I have a bit of a problem. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on my laptop, and about 2 years ago I replaced the aging HDD with a 32 GB SSD. Today I tried to boot my computer, but it couldn't. So I've put ...
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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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MBR Lost after shrinking Active Partition

I've got a serious issue with MBR. Initially got Windows 7 Up on my machine. I shrinked the active partition to create space for installing ubuntu. I formatted the new available space. Now i simply ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't load after grub

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad SL-510. The computer has been working for several weeks now with no problems. Today when I turned the computer on I got a blank purple screen. ...
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How to mount Apple Core Storage partition

So I wiped my Mac Mini (OS X Lion) and replaced the OS with Ubuntu 12.04.2. So far so good, it works beautifully. But I'd like to still access the external backup drive's Time Machine contents. The ...
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can't mount internal hdd in ubuntu 8.10 [closed]

$LogFile indicates unclean shutdown (0,0) Failed to mount'/dev/sda1':Operation not supported Mount is denied becouse NTFS is marked to be in use.
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cifs filesystem not found on mount [duplicate]

I'm trying to mount a Windows 7 in 12.10, but it doesn't seem to have cifs working. I've installed smbfs, winbind, and cifs-utils. If i run: sudo mount -t cifs //servername/shareName /mnt/point I ...
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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 ...
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messed up with mount and naming a partition - delete a folder in file system

I have a partition /dev/sda8 which I want to name it "Documents" and automount. Because I have a long time to use these commands ,I messed up a little (not that I am familiar). I used gparted and ...
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Is there a program to mount all of my drives automatically?

Sometimes when I restart my computer, my drives will mount but sometimes they won't (like right now when I'm typing this question out). Is there an easy way, like a program that can mount them for ...
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How can I to access my Windows partition after I've installed Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 and after I boot into it I am unable to see any of my Windows drives. How can I to access my Windows partition after I've installed Ubuntu?
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Error message: unable to mount location Ubuntu 12.10

When trying to open the internal hard drive, the error message: unable to mount location, can't mount file appears. Note: Ubuntu was installed over windows
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Can't mount large external large disk(3TB) on ubuntu server 12.10

When I connect with e-sata or usb for external disk, the display shows the following message: [534.032718] ata3: exception Emask 0x10 ASct 0x0 Serr 0x5840000 action 0xe frozen [534.033063] ata3: ...
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Mounting UDF hard drive partition at boot

How do I get a UDF hard drive partition to mount at boot? From what I can figure, mountall runs before the udf module loads. Specifically: do PREREQ specifications in initramfs-tools hooks only ...
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Unable to mount volume - operation not supported [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu to my USB drive and the GUI comes up beautifully. But if I click on any of my devices I get the error: Unable to mount xxxx Volume Adding read ACL for uid 999 to ...
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Issue with Multiple DVD writers in ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have an issue with DVD drives. I've installed more than 2 DVD drives on the PC, but I am unable to mounting those drive.
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Mount a Win8 Phone as Share on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm trying to mount a Nokia 620 phone running Win8 on my Ubuntu 12.10 box. I can see the device using lsusb, but from what I can see it's not listed under sudo blkid. I'm trying to follow the ...
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CLI mounting vs. GUI mounting

On Ubuntu 12.10, when I want to mount a hard drive, I can just click on the unmounted drive and everything works fine (by mounting to /media/username/partitionlabel). Basically, I would like to do ...
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How do I unlock a microsd card?

I have a locked microSD (locked by Nokia symbian phone), I forgot the password, how do I unlock it? I don't mind if I lost my data in microSD. I can't mount it. Output of mkdir ~/sd_mount ...
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access windows file system problem [duplicate]

i'm using ubuntu 12.10 and its a dual boot.till yesterday i'v access windows through ubuntu.but today when i try to access windows through ubuntu it shows error message. here it is, Blockquote ...
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How do I solve a “An error occured while mounting /sys/bus/usb/drivers.” error?

I have got this message during the startup ubuntu 12.04: An error occured while mounting /sys/bus/usb/drivers. Press S to skip mounting... and so on... Any help will be appreciated!
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Problem installing 12.04 in efi mode

Edit: I was told that my question was confusing and couldn't be understood. I'm completely rewriting it so it will make sense. Same question, just rewiting it. Here it is... -> I'm installing a 64 ...
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How do I map users with a samba share?

I have a Synology Diskstation with a published windows share. On both the server and the client (Ubuntu 12.04) I have user accounts with matching username and passwords. (myth/myth) The share is ...
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How to find internal hard drive when booting from USB?

Trying to rescue a friend's computer. Put Ubuntu 12.10 on a Flash drive, changed the boot order, and fired it up; no problem. But now that I'm in, I can't seem to find the internal drive! Any ...
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How to mount/format iPod Classic that stopped being accessible after an interrupted Banshee sync?

I am running 12.04 LTS and I have an iPod classic. I had it repaired with a non-Apple store. It was at first detected by my machine running Banshee and syncing was in progress. However, due to some ...
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How to let ubuntu ignore a internal hard-drive when start up?

I am dual-booting Ubuntu(12.10) and Windows on different hard drives in my laptop. For battery life and noise issue, it is possible for me to ignore the Windows drive and prevent it from being ...
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Mount fat32 partition with 777 permissions

I know, this question is asked a lot of times. Just searched for several hours, but nothing i did worked. The thing i want to do is setup a little NAS. As a test i took a memory stick to serve as ...
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mount a disk where Windows is hibernated [duplicate]

Hi there I want to access the disk where I have windows installed, but I got this error message: Unable to mount 123 GB Volume Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/aimad/4E2E4F0C2E4EEC91: ...
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Mount hfs+ partion

I want to mount a hfs+ partion on an external drive. I have installed hfsprogs and created a folder to mount at /media/hfs. Nevertheless this # sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sdb2 /media/hfs mount: ...
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Auto-mounting in Lubuntu

I tried set-up fstab for auto-moutning my ext4 drive: /dev/sdb /media/vitaly/ ext4 auto,exec,rw 0 0 But Lubuntu can't start with this parameters: Mounting error: press S to skip mounting this ...
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How to mount a CIFS share so it doesn't warn about external file modifications

This is the current fstab entry for the mount. //qnap/share /data cifs noauto,user,username=qnap,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0 This works fine and most of the time without any problems. However when ...
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mount two hard drives on start up

I have two hard-drives (one internal and one external) that I want to mount on start up (ntfs, but it doesn’t matter). I can mount them fine with the "Disk Utility" aplication and I can mount them ...
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Removed windows and now am unable to mount formerly shared partition

I just removed my windows 8 partition, but not ubuntu (Raring) will not let me mount a ntfs partition I was using as a shared space. Here is the error: Error mounting /dev/sda3 at ...
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Copying from mount share drive to local folder through script

This is my first time trying to work with Linux Scripts so this may be something obvious. Here is what I am trying to do: Remove all contents from local folder - rm /home/user/Documents/Exercise/ ...
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12.04 – missing NTFS drives (partitions)?

I have been running 12.04 for a while without a problem. I have 3 NTFS partitions which I used to access through Nautilus. Now these three partitions are no longer visible under Ubuntu (but still ...
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How to temporarily mount a hard drive partition as read-only using Nautilus?

I hibernated Windows 7, then booted Ubuntu. When I tried to mount the Windows partition, I got this error: I'd just read that switching OSes via hibernating was OK as long as you didn't modify files ...