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

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Where can I find the mount point for SMB shares in 13.04?

In older Ubuntu releases, you were able to access the SMB shares mounted with Nautilus by going into the ~/.gvfs/ directory. I found it very convenient, since I like to use Nautilus to mount the ...
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Mount raid volume command line

I have a 3TB raid, which was made originally with OPEN MEDIA VAULT, a media server. I have recently uninstalled OPEN MEDIA VAULT from the server and installed ubuntu 13.10. The only problem I'm ...
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Mounting partion (FAT) fails [duplicate]

I have several windows drives, allthough I'ḿ not using Windows anymore but too many data on it. Is there a way to convert the filesystems without losing the data or how to fix this issue? I have 4 ...
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samba share as download location for firefox (12.04)

I want to download something using firefox to a network share on a synology nas (with password security). In the file browser I can acces the share (but I cannot write to it because it is mounted ...
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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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Software Raid0 doesn't mount successfully in fstab

I have created a Raid0 and it works as I expect it. The the array file is created at /dev/md0. I want this to be mounted automatically by adding this line at the end of the /etc/fstab file : /dev/md0 ...
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Cannot create folder and file on external drive (Xfce, Thunar) after change of mount point

I wanted to have an ntfs partition mounted at startup, so I used this solution to mount it automatically. (Using a program to set the automatic mounting: "Storage Device Manager" - pysdm.) At a ...
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How to auto-mount from command line?

How can I trigger an automount from the command line? By "automount" I don't mean fully automatic mounting, but getting a list of available devices and then selecting one and having it end up as ...
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How to mount an AES-encrypted .DMG file containing a FAT12 filesystem?

My question says it all: on Ubuntu, is there any way to mount a .dmg file (as produced by OS X's Disk Utility) that contains an AES-encrypted, FAT12 filesystem? I've seen sporadic advice about how to ...
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iPod doesn't mount correctly

I'm trying to sync rhythmbox to an iPod classic using Ubuntu 12.04. It worked at first, and then I got some error messages involving libgpod-common, and now the iPod doesn't even mount. It doesn't ...
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'Unable to mount New Volume' and 'Unable to mount 202 GB Filesystem' in Ubuntu 12.04.2

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a live usb, After I restarted my system with bootable usb, when I try to open my harddisk, it shows-- Unable to mount New Volume Error mounting: mount exited with exit ...
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Can't boot windows partition

What I have? 500gb harddrive - 500gb for Windows 1000gb harddrive - 500gb for Ubuntu - 500gb for Extra Storage Problem Description I am unable to boot my computer except by USB at the moment. So I ...
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Mount old encrypted home

I'm aware of this post, but my problem is slightly different. I have two partitions, one with my old Ubuntu 10.04, and one with my current Ubuntu 12.04. My old home is encrypted using ecryptfs, but ...
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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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Disk mounted shows wrong size in df, and appears empty

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS This is my fstab UUID=dcd55b7f-3157-4e75-9372-bcab5b0ac7cf / ext4 defaults,discard 0 0 /dev/sdc1 /mnt/DATA auto defaults 0 0 The problem is on ...
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Folder Mounting Issue in Ubuntu 12.04

I am having some issue after adding users i am able to access my ftp fine, but while i am trying to mount a shared folder following error: command i am using is sudo mount --bind /newhd/shareddocs ...
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Samba share for everyone inside network

I'm sure this is really easy but can get it working and don't know if it's some kind of permisson or what. I have one disk mounted as a backup disk in my "server" machine, and want to share this ...
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Ubuntu Server: Udev automount - can't unmount this USB drive. Any Idea?

I use Ubuntu Server 12.04.03 LTS (without GUI) and wrote an udev rule: KERNEL=="sd?1", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{product}=="Mass Storage Device", RUN+="/bin/mount /dev/%k /mnt/usbdrive" This is ...
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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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mount.ntfs taking up 99% of cpu [closed]

I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows with WUBI, version 12.04, and have been recently running into some issues. Every once in a while, I run top and see that mount.ntfs is taking up all of my cpu. It is ...
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How to mount EXT4 drives from another system

I had a testbed 13.04 server which had a boot volume partitioned into three, root, swap and Workspace as well as two other drives running in raid 1. The Workspace and raid volumes were setup using LVM ...
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Mounting a Windows folder with writing permissions in Ubuntu

Apparently the answer is here: http://superuser.com/questions/251537/mount-specific-ntfs-directory-on-linux however it is not working as expected. I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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large 3 TB External Disc mount problem after formating [duplicate]

I have been using an external HDD 3TB for a couple of years now. Since it was FAT32 I couldn't write big files over 4.3 GB on it. So I formatted it to NTFS. I didn't use any partitioning since I only ...
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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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Trouble mounting/formating 16g SanDisk USB

I'm having trouble mounting or formating my 16gig SanDisk USB. When I run sudo fdisk -l I get this return Disk /dev/sdc: 16.0 GB, 16008609792 bytes 64 heads, 32 sectors/track, 15267 cylinders, ...
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Trying to mount backup of /dev/sda as ext4 for recovery, fdisk reports invalid partition table

I used dd if=/dev/sda of=~/backup.img where /dev/sda was an ext4 filesystem. I want to perform recovery on it which means I need to mount it as ext4 filesystem using extundelete application. Can ...
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Auto mount server Secondary hard disk shared folder to client

I was tried to Mount server secondary hard disk shared folder to my client computer. Already the secondary share folder was mound on server like this /media/sdc1/foldername/ i want to auto mount ...
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Unable to mount windows partition after resize [duplicate]

So what happened is I was creating a partition on my HDD (main one, no external ones) that could be accessed from both Windows and Ubuntu, one I could store files I would use on both in. I had empty ...
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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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“Can't alloc filename” when executing mdb-export on a mounted file

I've mounted a Windows directory with CIFS : sudo mount -t cifs //SERVER/Bases/some/path ~/mnt/data -o user=windomain/login%password This works : cp mnt/data/blabla/file.mdb . /usr/bin/mdb-export ...
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What is the path and command of mounted folder when I “connect to server”?

I am trying mount a remote machine filesystem to my local machine. The remote machine is a computation cluster which has two file systems. I have space on both file systems and I have a link on my ...
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Why do I get “Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount” when I try to mount my NTFS drive? [duplicate]

I have trouble with mounting my hard disk: Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/quetzalcroix/DataSave: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How to make external USB harddrive mount properly for backup script with udisks2

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.11.1. I have a 2TB hard drive mounted in an external USB enclosure. The drive label is Backup. The drive is not automatically mounted when I boot. There are two ...
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Why does it take 5-10 minutes to mount an external HDD?

I Have an external HDD drive (USB 3.0, 750Gb) almost full. When I connect it to a USB Port in my laptop (USB 3.0 or USB 2.0), it takes forever mounting it (like 5 to 10 minutes) but finally does it. ...
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Mounting External HD inside Encrypted Folder

I have an external HD (USB 3.0, 1TB) that contains all of my music files. For the past 6 months, I've had my Linux box (Xubuntu 13.04, Kernel 3.8) rigged to automatically mount this drive on login to ...
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Mount disc Xfs filesystem

How can I mount a disc with a xfs file system? I'm using sudo mount /dev/sdc2 /media/mntiomega i receive the error: you must specify the filesystem
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How to mount floppy drive in Ubuntu 13.04?

It was originally working, then I unlocked the Floppy Disk icon from the launcher. Now I need to access the floppy and I can not figure out how to restore the floppy drive icon to the sidebar. Is ...
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Where is the file I saved on my USB flash drive?

I am running Ubuntu from a pendrive and I saved a document in LibreOffice. My computer shut down and now I can't find it anywhere! I've read that if running Ubuntu from pendrive it saves documents ...
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How should I setup the File Sharing to access Works Files from Home PC (VPN is ok)

I have a work computer which is running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm wondering what method is best for me to be able to view it's files from home. I will be accessing the files at my workplace through a VPN ...
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mount error(13): Permission denied

I know this question has been asked before, but I've been looking for a solution for a couple of hours now and nothing seems to be working. The frustrating thing is that it used to work on my ...
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How to fix Incorrect filesystem property information? [duplicate]

My hard drive has four partitions. Windows 80gb Ubuntu Linux 70gb Storage 530gb Recovery 14gb I used Gparted (booted Linux from pen drive) to remove 30 GB from storage and subsequently ...
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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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How do I check what version of 'cifs-utils' I have installed?

I am trying to mount my Buffalo NAS: /etc/fstab: //192.168.2.20/Movies /mnt/Movies cifs rw,noexec,nosuid,password=Password1,username=buffalonas,nodev When execute the following command, I am ...
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Why has Ubuntu moved the default mount points?

Why has Ubuntu and many other Linux distributions moved the default mount points from /media to /media/$USER Example I plug in a USB drive and it's name is EXT4-250GB-USB it used to show up in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freeze while doing `df -h` or `ls` in a mounted cifs

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed samba and cifs fs type. I'm trying to mount a windows server from Ubuntu. I have in my fstab a cifs mount that looks like this: //remote-server/Documents ...
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Help unmounting a disk image

I mounted two iso files with Furius ISO mount, and then, forgetting about them, closed ISO mount, and shut down my laptop. Now, they won't unmount. They say fstab missing/you are not root. Please ...
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trouble mounting usb 2tb hdd on ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Upon plugging in the drive I get the message Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/okapi/the eagle: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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the disk drive for /media/sdb1 is not ready or not presented - at running in ubuntu 12.04

When PC is booting I see next message: the disk drive for /media/sdb1 is not ready or not presented Continue to wait or Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery I'm newly at ubuntu and ...
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Owner of Transcend multimedia device changes to root, no change operations are permitted under Ubuntu

So far, when I have attached the Transcend external media player to USB port of my Ubuntu 12.04 machine, it always got mounted with the ownership of current user, permitting all write operations. But ...
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Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media [duplicate]

When I try to access my hard disk on Windows I got the following error: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/debo/2290657790655279: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...