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

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Tried formatting USB to NTFS and now I can no longer mount it or format it

I recently formatted my USB drive to NTFS using the command terminal however since then I am unable to mount the USB to my pc and when I try to reformat the USB it says that the permissions are set to ...
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Trying to mount an external hard drive

I have an external hard drive which I plug in. When I go to disk utility it says it's there but I can't mount it in order to copy or move files from it. ?? Haven't tried anything in the terminal ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Sound not working after modifying fstab

I want to auto mount a ntfs partition after system start. Therefore i edited /etc/fstab and added this new entry: UUID=someuuid /home/someusername ntfs defaults 0 2 Mounting works ...
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How do I mount iso files inside a virtual drive?

If I want to run a program from a ISO but the program runs in Windows, thus running it from Play on Linux. I would like to know if I have to install the mounting program inside the virtual drive ...
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Can't read/edit existing files

I have Ubuntu (Lubuntu 12.04) installed on sd card which i use in mk802 mini pc. When i mount sd card on my PC (Ubuntu 12.04) there is no possibility to read/edit files related to ssh (e.g. ...
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Ubuntu desktop unable to mount share

I've got a new installation of ubuntu running as a VM on server 2012. I've joined it to the domain using likewise open. I am able to us domain accounts to logon to the ubuntu desktop. I am having a ...
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Auto mount webdav folder

I want to auto mount webdav folder with bash script. My server resources very pool so I have a memory problem about webdav. Therefore, I have to umount webdav folder for clear cache and memory. But, I ...
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Unison vs Rsync + Mounted Remot Drive

So my situation is that I want to my development files - Ruby & PHP - available to all of my machines when I am home and away. When I asked the question before (Mount my Webserver as a drive in ...
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Will Ubuntu 13.10 boot if I enable compression on / which is a btrfs volume

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on btrfs and the installer created the following fstab: UUID=0eff8daf-5924-4a1f-922c-ec82ec594dc0 / btrfs defaults,subvol=@ 0 0 ...
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How to mount a partially damaged disk in an ubuntu LiveCd boot

Sudeenly a friend's windows disk stop working (when you trying to boot it, you can see the message: Non-System disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready. So I booted from a Ubuntu's ...
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How can I mount network CIFS folder? [duplicate]

My sw ntfs shared directory is an installation directory on a windows 2008 server. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 I did the mkdir /media/sw and smbclient -L successfully... then while in root I tried mount ...
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How to mount network drive so that it can be used from applications and on wifi

I wish to set up a network drive for storing my personal photos. I already have a server and a 'pictures' user on the server. I planned to store the photos in the home directory of this user. I ...
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Problem with /mnt/

I'm Using Ubuntu 12.4, and after some time of inactivity, I can't "ls" "cp" "mv" o any other command into my /mnt/ folder, I have to reboot to can do anything in this folder. My /etc/fstab below # ...
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Can't mount /. Ubuntu 13.10 problem with booting

I have (only) Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my laptop and i wanted to boot from cd instead of my hdd so used gparted - I 'unclicked' the option to boot from SDV1 automatically when starting and now i ...
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Partitioning Issues using GParted with Linux

I'm currently having issues in creating a new partition within the Linux environment. Currently, I've enrolled myself in the Security Tube Python Scripting Expert course, however when I created my ...
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How to mount Btrfs with “errors=remount-ro” equivalent?

Btrfs does not appear to support errors=remount-ro. In /etc/fstab, what option can I use with Btrfs to achieve equivalent result as "errors=remount-ro"?
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RAID 5 won't mount

I have a qnap NAS which is running a version of ubuntu and I'm not getting any help from their forum so I thought I'd ask my question here. I "had" 3 2TB HD's in a raid 5 configuration. When I got ...
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Swap partition not enabled after booting up

This is what my gparted looks like When i formatted my computer before installing Ubuntu, I set up the partitions properly (or so i thought) and had the last "unknown" area as a linux-swap and ...
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zpools don't automatically mount after boot

Running ubuntu 13.10 server. Installed and setup zfs from the ubuntu ppa. All appears to work fine after a reboot if I manaully do a 'sudo zfs mount -a', but reading the FAQ on zfsonlinux.org it ...
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CIFS mounting fails in Ubuntu 13.10 tried with sec=ntlm and sec=ntlmv2

I have read just about every cifs mount question and sadly cannot get a cifs share to mount. The command I am using works from a redhat machine but not from Ubuntu 13.10 ( kernel 3.11.0-15-generic) ...
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Mount your Box account or sync a folder with it

I'd want Box Cloud storage as automatically mounted in Ubuntu or sync this with a folder in my Home. For the first one, I followed this tutorial but when I restarted I tried to mount but it says: ...
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Can /mnt be safely excluded from system backup? What is BootInfo and boot-sav?

I would normally think to exclude /mnt from a system backup then simply remake the empty dir on restoring the system, should the need arise, with mkdir /mnt. I'm curious however at the directory ...
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unable to mount 63GB File system [duplicate]

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 14: Windows is hibernated, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sda5': Operation not permitted The NTFS partition is hibernated. Please resume and ...
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btrfs mount options not working

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS I converted my data drives with btrfs. I first did apt-get update before installing btrfs-tools. Unfortunately, that still only installed version 0.19 I can mount the ...
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External HDD not automounting at startup with udisksctl

Ubuntu 13.10 here. I have two external HDDs that are (almost) always plugged in. I want them to automout at startup, so I added two startup entries: udisksctl mount --block-device ...
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Drive auto mounting as read only (errors=remount-ro)

My system is auto-mounting as read only and I have no idea why. Output of fstab: cat /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique ...
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Error mounting hard drive with Ubuntu 12.10

I have used my hard drive for months with three others computers with ubuntu 10.04 and another 12.10 and suddenly it stopped working. It doesn't want to mount and the error message says: Error ...
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Why does my external HDD unmount itself?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I've got an external HDD connected to my PC via USB 2.0. When I mount the HDD after booting, everything works in the first few minutes. But when I start copying files from ...
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Iomega External HDD Not Accessible [closed]

I have an Iomega HDD of capacity 500 GB that works flawlessly on Windows 7, and I own the drive for approximately 3 years. However, I cannot access the disk on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. How can I check if ...
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Sandbox way for linux [closed]

I wonder if there is a kind of a sandboxing solution for linux: when I want to try a software without installing it I get all the .deb files and extract then somewhere, then I do two things: export ...
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Making external drive accessible from Ubuntu

I wish to connect my WD 2TB drive to a Humax HD-foxT2 to play files created on Ubuntu. If I format the drive FAT32 no problems, except the restrictions of file size of FAT32 is a problem, and the ...
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“the disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present”

I have tried the solution as presented here What to do about "the disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present"? as well as its original source ...
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Plex media server and mount issues in Ubuntu 13.04

hopefully it's not too much of a newbie question...... so, i have decided to drop plex media server onto an Ubuntu install in order to provide my house with a stable platform that will maximize ...
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How to mount without mkdir

Very very basic conceptual question. (Obviously from a beginner) I want to manually mount an internal hard drive. My drive in not mounted. dir /media is empty. I click on the drive in the GUI, ...
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Mounting Points and File Permissions

I have a system with dual boot - Ubuntu 12.04 ans openSUSE 12.3 I logged into Ubuntu and i am able to mount openSUSE partition without any issues by entering fstab UUID command with default options. ...
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The error: “mount: only root can do that” while mounting a partition

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 along with Windows 8.1. When I tried to open the C: drive in Ubuntu a window is popping out saying to run this command: mount -t ntfs-3g -o remove_hiberfile /dev/sda2 ...
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How can I mount my partition with executive permissions using the launcher icons?

I'm trying to install steam games onto my Data partition (NTFS formatted since I use that partition as a bridge for the few times I have to use windows). I do not want it in my home folder since it ...
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Reccomended options for mounting /dev/bcache0 as /home

I have set up /dev/sda3 on my SSD to cache /dev/sdb3 on my HDD as /dev/bcache0 using bcache in Ubuntu 13.10 (kernel 3.11.0-14-generic). I have formatted it as ext4. I currently mount / (on my SSD) ...
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unrecognized eSata

I'm on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. I have a NAS at home that uses eSata, since 11.10 my eSata is not recognized anymore. I think I read all the post concerning the eSata mount in Ubuntu but with no luck. ...
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swapon: /dev/sdb1: swapon failed: Invalid argument

I am unable to mount a swap partition Terminal code: Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sdb1 2048 7831551 3914752 82 Linux swap / Solaris ...
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Thunar mounts as root

I have a serious problem. I have 4 hdds. On the first one I have my op system, that's fine. The others are empty with ext4 fs. When I try to mount those with thunar (xubuntu what I have) it mounts ...
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alternative ways of mounting USB NTFS external-hdd

I mount my Samsung hard disk through this command sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/Samsung BUT it doesn't work except after running the command sudo f-disk -l and waiting for it about 5 minutes to finish! ...
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Cannot mount FAT32 system as 777

I am trying to mount an external HDD (fat32) with 777 permissions as I wish to share it via nfs on my local network. I am mounting using the following command (and I have tried several variations): ...
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Backup Drive Issue: Seagate backup plus 1TB in not getting detected

I just bought a new Seagate backup plus, 1 TB external backup drive, USB 3.0, it is working good with my windows, but when I login into my Ubuntu 12.04 it does not get detected by any way. Before ...
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Press S to skip mounting error after windows 8.1 installation

I have ubuntu 13.10 and I have just installed windows 8.1 on another drive. After that I restarted to ubuntu and I had to press S twice in order to enter. When I clicked on my Drives "Dati" and ...
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Mounting Additional Harddrive using ntfs-3g

I have desktop with 80gb HDD with ubuntu then i added a 2TB but failed to get it mounted tried all links from mounting ntfs on ubuntu search This is my current config : Dell:~$ sudo blkid /dev/sda1: ...
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Cannot access D drive [duplicate]

Today I did a clean ubuntu installation by removing window 8 from my laptop. I thought that after installing ubuntu I will have no problem in acessing D drive, where i have all my important data.But ...
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Mount error “exit code 12” on 1 TB USB hard drive

I'm a Linux noob, just now migrating from Windows. This is my first question to the community, and I hope I get the forms right. I've looked around at the other similar questions here, but none seem ...
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How to change permissions on mounted windows share?

I have mounted a windows share, But only root have write permissions.. I need to change that to my user(einar) so my programs can download and shave stuff to my windows share. commands I've have ...
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ubuntu 12.1-unable to mount location

There are two HDD (sda and sdb) on my computer. I installed ubuntu 12.1 on "sda". And I mounted to /home "sdb". Desktop-->above menu bar-->Go-->Computer-->2.0 TB Hard Disk(sdb)-->Unable to mount ...