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

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ecryptfs ecryptfs-add-passphrase and mount issues

I'm using ecryptfs for a folder not within my home directory. The authentication is passphrase only. If I mount the folder with the ecryptfs mount-helper all is working fine. If I then unmount the ...
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Mounting a drive

I am a new user of Ubuntu. But i am facing a problem now. Just before starting it says that a drive has not been mount yet. It says: Wait for continue or click 's' to skip or click 'm' to ...
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How to read/rip audio tracks from a malformed CD?

On Ubuntu 10.04, Linux 2.6.32-70-generic #137-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 GNU/Linux I successfully read and write CDs (DVD drive), including playing and ripping audio CDs. However some audio CDs don't play and ...
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Are these fstab crypttab enties necessary?

I am using a LUKS setup. I have these entries like ubuntu--vg-root and ubuntu--vg-swap_1. What are these doing exactly? Can I remove them safely? What is the minimal setup that will get me booted? ...
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Why do we have to unmount a USB and format it to FAT or NTFS partition before making a liveUSB?

I am not able to figure out why do we have to unmount a USB and format it to FAT or NTFS partition before we can make a liveUSB. I have seen that when I use a dd command to make a liveUSB with a ...
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How can I mount samsung android device to my Ubuntu laptop? [duplicate]

How can I mount samsung android device to my Ubuntu laptop? I am using samsung GT-S7392 with Ubuntu LTS 14.04 I have already MTP fs
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How can I mount a SMB share exactly like Nautilus does it?

I have an...interesting problem. You see, I have a SMB share on a network that I would like to mount locally. When I use Nautilus to mount it, everything works perfectly. However, I need to ...
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Link to NTFS partition broken after reboot [duplicate]

I've created a link to a folder located on a NTFS partition, in the same HDD where Ubuntu is installed. After rebooting, the link says it's broken (the link shows a lock icon to the lower right and ...
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Mount Ubuntu server directory onto local Ubuntu machine, access via terminal

I'm working locally on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine and I often need to access an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I would like to mount my home drive on the server as a directory on my local machine. It is ...
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Mounting CD drive

I'm attempting to mount my CD drive so that I can use, and I'm confused on all the necessary steps I need to take to get it working smoothly. I attempted a long time ago and gave up and I don't ...
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Not reading partition

I just installed Ubuntu 14.02, I have a 1 TB HDD, the one partition was used for windows the other for personal files. I formatted the windows partition and did a fresh Ubuntu install, but I cannot ...
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Can I Mount ENCFS container from Ubuntu live usb?

I'm having bootup problems with my Linux Mint installation. I'm using an Ubuntu live usb to back up my stuff. I want to mount my ENCFS container to back up the files, but I can't figure out how to do ...
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ubuntu 14.04.1 mounts /dev/sda1 and asks to unmount while partitioning

We have been making custom made initrd.gz generated through debian-installer for 10.04 and 12.04 ubuntu. We have been partitioning the disk and have made it automated completely and ask user to ...
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Explanation of entries in dmesg log in Ubuntu Server 14.04

A few days ago I did a clean install of Ubuntu Server 14.04. Everything is working fine, but when my system boots I get these entries in dmesg log: [ 3.106082] EXT4-fs (dm-0): mounted filesystem ...
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Problem in partition mounting NTFS [duplicate]

where i click in open storage hd Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/.../HD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdc1" ...
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Protocol error when mounting in virtual machine

When running the following command in an Ubuntu 14.04 VM in a 14.04 host, I get a mount: protocol error mount -t vboxsf -o uid=1000,gid=1000 updatable /opt/apps/directory/updatable Guest additions ...
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Unable to boot to encrypted root partition after Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade

I am running a Lenovo T440p with a clean install of Ubuntu. No dual booting. Over the weekend I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. There were some package install errors that led to Ubuntu being ...
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Ubuntu server 14.0 iscsi drive not mounting

I am new to Ubuntu and I am having a problem mounting an ISCSI drive on boot. When I watch the services start up, I see FAIL for mounting network filesystem. When the server finishes booting, the ...
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Mounting an encrypted server

Everything I've found on this is either how to encrypt a mounted drive, or not to do with servers. I have an ubuntu 14.04 server which I am trying to mount as a network share onto my 14.04 desktop so ...
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I can't acess my windows drive from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/hduser/D036F56236F54A4C: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1002,gid=1002,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda2" ...
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Mount directory at startup --bind option

I am mounting already my directory Music from /bakup in my home folder Music using this method: sudo mount --bind -o default /bakup/Music $HOME/Music/ how can I do, to autoexec this at the startup ...
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How to add unused disk space in HDD to /home

This is the condition of my current partition. I have 8 GB of swap space. The extended partition has 492 GB among which only 100 GB is usable, which is /dev/sda5. Then a 1 GB boot partition, which ...
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How to create a ext4 partition for all users?

I know it sound like a dublicate questions but I tried the following and it didn't help: My drive is mounted under /media/data so I entered sudo chown -R :users /media/data However I still ...
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After accidentally ejecting an external drive, can I remount it, as a regular user?

I know I can do the following: $ su - Password: ******** # fdisk -l < take a guess at the device name ... > # mkdir -p /mnt/myssd # chown mihai:mihai /mnt/myssd # mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 ...
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Can mhddfs mounting options be set via /etc/fstab to respect file permissions?

I'm currently using mhddfs to mount three hard drives into a singluar pool directory. However, due to the allow_other option set, all users have full rw permissions in the pool directory (ignoring any ...
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Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/ on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How I can fix the Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/... It works pretty good in the past but I made a clean installed of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the Error mounting coming. I try to fix it with with ...
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Small SSD, large SATA. What can I move to SATA?

I've got a 601GB Linux partition which can be written to at up to 84.7MB/s (ref). My 62GB can be written to at 366MB/s (ref). Down to my last ~360MB. What should I move over and mount from my other ...
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Fstab doesn't update permissions or ownership rules [duplicate]

I mount a FAT32 filesystem (because it needs to be compatible with windows) that has an SVN repository on it. It is mounted with owners root:plugdev and permissions rwxrwx--- . My user account is a ...
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Diagnostics for intermittent trouble accessing Data DVDs and CD-Roms

A few months ago I migrated my two PCs from Windows to Linux. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on one machine which I call U, and Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on the other, XU. For months I have been able to create Data ...
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How to mount btrfs subvolume, it isn't working / mounting

I just did: # btrfs subvolume create /@srv then: # btrfs subvolume list / ID 257 gen 73 top level 5 path @ ID 258 gen 71 top level 5 path @home ID 260 gen 65 top level 257 path @srv And added to ...
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Link to Windows desktop gets broken [duplicate]

I mount C:/, and I create a link from my Ubuntu desktop to Windows desktop. However, when I restart the computer, mount C again, and double click on the link, I get the error message This link cannot ...
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Problem mounting ssfsh with fstab

So, I'm trying to mount a local network folder through sshfs. The following is in my fstab: jackie@192.168.2.33:/home/jackie/.kodi/ /home/jackie/KBox/ fuse.sshfs ...
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a problem with the hard drive has been detected [closed]

hey i really need some help .this is what happened my laptop fell(it was running windows 7) and the computer stopped working normally.i decided to connect it to my desktop(which already contained a ...
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Repair broken encrypted home

I've ran into following problem. I have split my disk into two partitions, one for / and one form /home. I've also encrypted /home. One beautiful day ubuntu reports upon boot some broken files, ...
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Auto mount SD card (say 128GB) in ubuntu after going to suspend and then resume

Here is what I does for my Kubuntu 14.04 I gave the permission to my user (say xyz) to /bin/mount with no password using following visudo add below line xyz ALL= NOPASSWD: /bin/mount Then added ...
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Always mount a disk (flashdrive) with a particular label to the same mountpoint

I have an external HDD and when I plug it in, I'd like it that Ubuntu always mounted it to a particular mountpoint and with particular read/write permissions. To be more precise, I have an external ...
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Proper Linux filesystem from Ubuntu ISO file

It is known that one can install a Ubuntu iso file on a usb or hard drive, which itself yields the proper Linux filesystem which consists of folders: bin/ boot/ dev/ etc/ home/ lib/ media/ mnt/ opt/ ...
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Can't open second harddrive [duplicate]

Nautilus can't open my secondary harddrive. I don't know why and how to fix. Instructions are confusing.
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How do I check where devices mounted 14.04

Can anyone tell me the command thats lets me see what and where devices are mounted? I'm having trouble changing songs on my old ipod and i have a feeling its because of teh mount point.
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Trouble Mounting a USB

I am trying to recover data from a USB for a colleague and am having a few issues. When I run dmesg I get the following [ 940.512202] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI removable disk [ 1094.509570] ...
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mount split disk image in raw format

i have a NAS (qnap) where i hosted a LUN a year ago, where i stored some backup data. I made a backup of the lun in raw format (functionality of the nas) and deleted the lun. yesterday i found out, ...
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Mounting Drives, Replacing with an Array

So I currently have a boot drive, and a 500gb Drive, and a 2TB Drive. I have just aquired a HP ProLiant Microserver, and I will be aquiring 4x2TB Drives in around a month, which I will put in Raid 5. ...
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unable to login user ubuntu user account after activating the automount partition

I had a great problem with auto mounting partition. Every time after start up the pc I had to do manually mount all the drives. so I searched for a solution then I found this... ...
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Lubuntu updatedb.locate may scap bind mounted nfs file systems

I noticed that cron.daily that run updatedb.locate was talking very long to complete (if ever completing). I have interrupted last run with find taking more than 16 hours of CPU time. After ...
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How to share a mounted drive in ubuntu?

I installed Samba on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and since I running it off USB stick - was able to share the "Downloads" folder on my local network. However, if I try to share a folder on any mounted drive ...
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How to change icon for mounted devices in Unity/Nautilus?

When I mount a my phone, Unity set this icon (or one like it) in its Launcher: /usr/share/icons/Humanity/devices/48/multimedia-player.svg Nautilus show this icon (or one like it): ...
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access to USB drive broken after changing uid

Since changing my uid I no longer have the permissions to see a USB hardrive/stick that is automatically mounted at /media/USERNAME. Nautilus gives the message Unable to open a folder for ...
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Not able to login in Ubuntu

I am in a big trouble. I brought the PC recently with Ubuntu. I tried to partition the drives. I dont know what I did. :(. When I try switch on the system I get a message like this: An error occured ...
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Audio CD won't mount but DVD does

I have an annoying issue. If I put a DVD in the drive and run sudo blkid it seems to have been detected no problems. This is the output from blked /dev/sda1: ...
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failed to mount HDD [duplicate]

Comes with this message: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ubuntu/8686DD7986DD6A67: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=999,gid=999,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda2" ...