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

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Unable to mount Windows partition - fast boot is already off - still get the problem [duplicate]

i have installed windows 8.1 and ubuntu on my new computer, and get the following error when i try to mount the device. I already googled and turned all the hibernation / fastboot options off, but i ...
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What does the 'defaults' mount option mean for NTFS drives/partitions?

For EXT4 drives the defaults option in /etc/fstab translates to: rw,suid,dev,exec,auto,nouser,async I want to know what the defaults option transaltes into for NTFS drives. It is not covered in ...
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Mount FTP so it will be possible to execute shell commands

I have backup storage on FTP server. I want to mount FTP server (may be with a help of curlftpfs) ands not only read/write, but also execute shell commands there, too. Is it possible?
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Can't mount external HDD

Well, I'm pretty sure this has been asked lots and lots of times, I even looked at some previous questions but I couldn't do much with them, so I'm asking once more. I have an WD external HDD, ...
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how to configure a mounted drive to not show up under devices

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a system with three separate drives. The / and swap are on the first (sda), /home is on the second (sdb), and I have /home/username/Backup on the third (sdc). I had ...
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Cannot remove hiberfile on ntfs partition

I've been looking at questions like Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation and How do I mount a hibernated NTFS partition? and they all say "Boot into windows" which I am unable ...
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gnome3: Disable dialog for NFS devices

I am mounting 3 NFS devices via fstab. As soon I log in, I am getting the following dialog for each NFS device: How can I disable this dialog only for NFS devices, but not for USB devices (as USB ...
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how to solve this message on start up “An error occured while mounting ext3” [duplicate]

I am a complete newbie to the Linux world. I was trying to install 11g express. I think I did something wrong. Don't know what. now it is showing An error occurred while mounting ext3 Can you please ...
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(re) mount usb device

I just can't seem to figure out the exact mount-command to re-mount my phone. It used to automatically appear, but for some reason in stopped. I need help to get the mount-statement right. The device ...
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Why does not the atime option of mount always update atime of files as expected?

I needed to detect read access to certain files so I needed the file system to update the atime attribute of files the usual way. Default mount options In the default state the file system did not ...
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How to access files from other ubuntu installation [duplicate]

I have a running 12.04 Ubuntu installation and an external hard drive that I've attached to eSata. When I try to mount the eSata drive using Disk Utility, I get an error complaining that: Error ...
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Mount from rc.local fails; how to do it properly?

Here is my current /etc/rc.local: #!/bin/sh -e # Test 1 echo line1 > /home/myHome/rclog.txt # the mount mount /mnt/mediaDrive &> /home/myHome/mountlog.txt # Test 2 echo line2 >> ...
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How to change the default volume name?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. When I mount the logical volume through Unity dash or the File Manager it creates the mount point at /media/$USER/557808d2-b3a5-4bf2-b84b-93a3b42ce36a. I want to change the ...
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How do I make raid with 2 disks on Ubuntu server?

I have two 500 GB disks that I have installed on my ubuntu 12 system, One is my main file system, and the other I partioned as a RAID disk in the ubuntu installation. I would like to remount the ...
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File System and Mount Point

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7. The Partition that Ubuntu picked up on and tried to install on, wasn't big enough. I created a new partition but I need the File System that ...
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safely remove using command line

I have a external seagate 1TB USB hard disk. Every time I connect it to my computer it gets automatically mounted. While removing it I select safely remove option rather than unmount because I read ...
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unable to start lxc container

I have installed lxc in ubuntu server, every thing was working fine. Today I have updated lxc from version 0.7.5 to version 1.0.0.alpha2. After I update lxc, I am unable to start lxc containers. ...
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How to mount a device in ttyUSB0?

I'm trying to mount a USB internet dongle (data card). The output of dmesg is: [20200.396232] option 2-1.2:1.1: GSM modem (1-port) converter detected [20200.396448] usb 2-1.2: GSM modem (1-port) ...
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cannot write Active Directory Shares mounted with pam_mount

I am using centrifydc to connect an Ubuntu 13.10 desktop to our Active Directory. Login to the Ubuntu computer using the AD Credentials are working fine. I am using pam_mount to mount a share located ...
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Error mounting my additional partitions after editing fstab?

New user here, having an issue automounting my extra partitions. I'm dual-booting Xubuntu and Windows7, and I have a bunch of partitions: A 60gb ext4 partition for "/".. A 60gb ntfs partition for ...
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Accidentally uninstalled all kernels

I'm running the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS LAMP server. I got an error stating that my root directory was full after running an apt-get dist-upgrade, so following the instructions I found online, I uninstalled ...
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Attempting to read LVM disk in ubuntu

I pulled a disk formatted in LVM from a NAS after the device failed, and need to recover the data, but I can't seem to get it to mount. This is the closest I got: root@peter-desktop:/home/peter# ...
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How can I get all USB storage device to mount as read-only or offer no mount options at all?

These are the two parts of my query: Is there a way to mount all USB storage/flash/removable storage devices as read-only i.e. set the default mount policy to read-only? Back in Windows OS, I could ...
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Unable to mount internal hard drive

I can't access my internal hard drives other than the root partition. When I open my hard drive, I get the following error message: Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/sam/i Stuffs: Command-line ...
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mount -a works, but boot hangs on mount

I have a 3 TB internal HDD (/dev/sdc) which I have formatted as NTFS and which is automatically loaded from this /etc/fstab file (note, this is an Ubuntu 13.10 OS, not a raspberry pi): ...
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USB Mount Autorun a script using udev

I've spent a lot more time than I was expecting and was hoping I could get some help debugging. My goal is to sync files between my documents and my usb drive as soon as it is mounted. I've ...
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Problems mounting .iso bigger than 4.3 gb on saucy

I upgraded to saucy a couple days ago on my Asus UX32VD-R4002H and I tried to mount various game isos. For some reason, it is impossible to mount images if they are as big as or bigger than 4.3 gb. ...
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Kubuntu Fails To Mount NTFS on startup, then succeeds but it's too late

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 x64, I'm a complete noob at Linux and Kubuntu and have never asked a question on here before, and I have a NTFS partition on my HDD that is shared with a Windows 8.1 partition ...
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Unable to mount Internet Manager ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem

I just got this ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem, and when I plug it in I get this message: Unable to mount Internet Manager Error mounting: mount: /dev/sr0 already mounted or /media/Internet Manager ...
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Allow loop mounting files inside LXC containers?

I'm trying to set up a MaaS server inside an LXC container. When I import the PXE files, it needs to be able to mount loop devices. I have set the following options in the container config file to ...
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How to mount ramdrive in 13.10 for fast drive space

trying to mount ramdrive in 13.10 for fast drive space tmpfs /media/ramdisk tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777,nosuid,size=1600M 0 0 will not mount properly drive icon shows but will not open drive
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What is the correct fstab entry for automounting a remote filesystem? [closed]

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to arrange for a remote filesystem to be automounted on startup. I have the following entry for it in fstab: hpmediavault:/shares/Volume1/FileShare ...
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Can't mount cd/dvd r/w drive in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm having some troubles mounting my drive or getting it to detect media. When I do this: dmesg | grep "sr0" I get : [ 2.096797] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer ...
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USB dongle (MTS MBlaze) doesn't mount

I bought an MTS MBlaze ultra USB dongle. There is a manual that came with it. It asks me to plug it in, and find a media/cdrom0 directory and run a script in it. But I can't find cdrom0 or anything ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 can't mount hard drive that is on my router

So I am working currently with my Ubuntu server which I have it on my laptop at the moment so I can test out how to work with the server OS. I have it up and running with samba, openSSH, webmin, and ...
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Micro SD card write protected fat32?

I have tried this solution and it doesnt work. sudo fdisk -l output is Disk /dev/sda: 750.2 GB, 750156374016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 91201 cylinders, total 1465149168 sectors Units = ...
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How to apply TRIM to an NTFS partition on an SSD drive?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed in dual boot on a single SSD. In addition they share an NTFS partition where I put all my data and documents. How can I apply TRIM to this partition?
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How do I mount my External HDD with filesystem type errors?

I am a relatively new Ubuntu user and I am having some difficulty mounting my external 2TB HDD. When I first installed Linux my external HDD was working just fine, however, it has stopped working and ...
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Why username has been appended to /media directory in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

So far, removable disks, when inserted, got mounted at some directory with name in the form /media/<Device Volume Name>. But in Ubuntu 13.10, I find that the format has been changed. Now this ...
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“FAT-fs (sdc1): IO charset iso8859-1 not found” error while mounting FAT Drives

I am unable to mount any fat32 or fat16 formatted usb disks under Ubuntu 13.10. The thing here to note is that it is happening only with fat formatted Disks. ntfs, ext formatted external usb disks ...
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Mount Hfsplus partition of a disk image

I know my question is very similar to many others on this site (ex. Mount single partition from image of entire disk (device)) but I have a slightly different problem during the mount of a single ...
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Samba shares won't automount on boot from fstab

I have FSAT setup to mount a CIFs share, but on boot up the share never gets mounted. However, if I run mount -a after boot up, it mounts everything just fine. Here's what my fstab looks like. Ignore ...
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Move tmp folder from '/' partition to mounted partition (/mnt)

I have an Amazon EC2 instance which has given me a tiny '/' partition and a large '/mnt' partition. As such, I have moved my mysql data-dir over to the /mnt partition. However I am now having issues ...
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Lost privileges since upgrading to 13.10

Since upgrading to 13.10, I no longer have the 'privileges' to do the following things: Mount USB/CDROM drives Run software centre or software updater Press the GUI shut down or restart buttons ...
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default mount point changed for external HD [duplicate]

The default mount point for my external HD changed when upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10. Now the username is added as an extra level before the hd label. So it used to be /media/nameofhd and now ...
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Tried replacing LightDM with GDM, now computer won't start

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, I was having the problems described in this bug (ie couldn't mount a USB/CDROM and couldn't use GUI shutdown button) ...
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What are the appropriate mount options for a shared NTFS partition on an SSD in a dual boot Ubuntu/Windows setup?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed in dual boot on a single SSD. In addition they share an NTFS partition where I put all my data and documents. What is the optimal way to mount this NTFS ...
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creating new partition on windows and now have problem on GRUB and not booting

I have a Sony Vaio Laptop That has Original Windows 7. I installed a Linux inside a Windows.( I had a system with windows and a Linux) . I create a new partition on My Computer of Windows. but after ...
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Wrong disk geometry on USB enclosure

I have a sata disk formatted in a NAS that use it in linux raid 1. I have removed the disk from the NAS ed mounted it internally in a PC with linux. Linux correctly recognize the disk and I'm able ...
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Using .bin files

Hello I have around 20 video files that I bought off an online tutorial website. In the introductory tutorial they said that you can play the .bin files using daemon tools. But how about linux? ...