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

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Is it possible, in Xubuntu 14.04, using Nautilus, make it auto-mount USB and such as soon as it's plugged and show in the notification area?

i just changed Thunar for Nautilus in my Xubuntu 14.04 and with the help of the community I made it working almost perfect now! The only thing I'm missing is that when I plug something on it, let's ...
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Unable to access 2 drives

One of my drives in windows 8 is not being showed in "Trying Ubuntu" and another is shown but I can't access it,its showing following error message Error mounting /dev/sda6 at ...
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Ubuntu '/home' mount point in subfolder of shared partition?

I have a dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 machine. Currently, I have one ext4 partition that is being used as my '/home' mount point in Ubuntu, and one NTFS partition that I am using to redirect ...
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Separate Partition or Device to store data in case of O/S reload

I'm new to Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to set up a separate partition for my media files, so that if I have to re-load the O/S, I don't lose the data files. Last time I reloaded I lost everything even ...
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No init found try, passing init=bootarg

I get the error no init found Try Passing init=bootarg like a lot of people, but when I try to run this from a live cd: sudo fsck-y /dev/sda1 all I get is fsck from util-linux 2.20.1 e2fsck ...
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Installing Ubuntu to external HD - Mount/Unmount?

Hello Everyone, I wish to install ubuntu to my External USB Hard Drive. When I choose the something else option, the installer detects both my internal drive (SDA) and my External ...
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Deluge and aufs mounted drives

I have an issue with Deluge 1.3.6, saving torrents to joint drives by aufs - when one of joint drive is out of space, second one is not used for storage and Deluge stops with error. I'm joining 2 ...
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Mounting Disk Image in Raw format

While Trying to mount a disk image in Raw(dd) format using the following command mount nps-2010-emails.dd /media/manu/ I get the following error message mount: you must specify the filesystem ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 will not boot, saying “general error mounting filesystems”

My Lubuntu 14.04 worked since 14.04 was released, but after I tried to mount a Lubuntu .iso in the computer it began to get strange while booting. First, it went to the Lubuntu logo and said ...
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where are mounted files located after “connecting to server” over ftp

I've seen this asked about windows mounts here and MTP here, but to where should i browse inside terminal if i "Connect to Server..." over FTP? thanks in advance!
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Can't open any of my drives/devices(not USB drive) [duplicate]

I can't open any of my computer drives (:c/,:d/.....) Every time i tried to open the drives, the following notice appeared: (i'm new in Ask Ubuntu,so,i can't upload the snapshot,i need 10 reputations ...
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Mounting problem while setting up PXE

I'm trying to set up a server using PXE and following this (clickable) instruction. But I have a problem in part Enter the install environment with command mount /proc An error is proc: ...
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Toshiba USB drive doesnt mount on 14.04 - metal clicking noises - fine on Windows

I have a Toshiba 2T hard drive that makes clicking noises rather than mounts. Also have a Nikon Colorplex that doesn't mount. 14.04 is up to date. Here is the dmesg tail for the hard drive. [ ...
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Can't automatically mount ext4 partitions under Ubuntu 14.04 (but can mount NTFS ones)

So I just got alongside my Windows 8.1 a cool Ubuntu 14.04 and quite happy with it (my default OS now). I just have a problem: the fact that I can't mount ext4 partitions at boot is quite annoying. I ...
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Accessing a Novell share on Trusty Tahr?

After upgrading my pc to the current LTS release 14. 04, I found that I can't access novell shares using ncpfs any more. It seems that the ncp-related packages (libncp and so on) have been present in ...
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Where to find actual commands for Nautilus “open with” options?

Actually I want to mount an ISO image (command line) without creating and specifying paths for mount command (just to point to ISO and have it mounted). So if "Disk Image Mounter" is a script - where ...
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How to automatically mount a folder and change ownership from root in virtualbox

It is my first time using virtualbox and ubuntu (14.04), I am on a host Windows 7 OS. I am trying to mount a shared folder that has files I need to access both in the virtualbox and on the windows ...
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Mount: Mounting /dev/disk/by-uuid

Long story short, I got a computer a while ago, my friend put Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) on it. It does't have a disk drive so a lot of the other forums didn't really help me. I recently got a message ...
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Where to find command in ubuntu 14.04 to mount the ntfs partition when clicked on the icon?

My question seems to be related to auto mount partition when login, but it is more of learning about the inner command used by ubuntu OS for mounting the drive when the icon is clicked. So, my ...
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hdd won't mount [Solved]

when plug in hdd this message came up /dev/sdb1 at /media/filip/f28823a2-4de1-44c5-90fe-62fb3c241b73: Command-line `mount -t "ext4" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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I can't access specific data from my HDD [duplicate]

re-edit 12/6/2014 I did what was proposed and now I can mount again the HDD. But there is a specific folder that has most of the data and this is why I set the question in the first place.The disk ...
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Ubuntu not mounting brand-new external drive

I bought a brand new 3TB external drive for my birthday coming up, It's a WD My Book, it came as NTFS, and I'm trying to make it mount using a simple script on boot. (Not /etc/fstab, I ruined my comp. ...
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FAT partition seems readonly - but not always

I'm trying to delete data from an external FAT drive, which in the past worked. Now, after some system updates, it seems to be stuck in read-only mode -- although I can't figure out why. The mount ...
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Old Disk in new machine gave error: Couldn't find device with uuid

I'm running Zimbra email server on Ubbuntu Server 10.4 as VM , we got an issue with VM as it was not able to startup. I installed fresh copy of Ubuntu Server 12.4, when I'm trying to add disks of old ...
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How do I make symlink to Desktop work correctly at startup on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have symlinks to Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Pictures, Music, and Videos which link to a second hard drive. I am mounting the other hard drive through /etc/fstab. All the links work on start ...
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How to do one click VPN, mount, and SSH

I do accessing to my uni shared files a lot and I need SSH to run commands at the uni server, and before I am able to mount I need to first access the uni VPN. I was trying to write a shell batch to ...
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Mounting a read only drive as read write

I have a special bespoke device with a USB interface. When plugging in the device to my laptop - Ubuntu 12.04 it mounts as a read only USB drive - with a file on it. This file is created by the device ...
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Transfering files over from a windows mounted to ubuntu

I've mounted the windows partition via mount. I can access my files and look through them all, but when I try to transfer all the pictures only about 1000 transfer before it starts saying it is a ...
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How to split currently used partition on Ubuntu server?

I would like to split a currently used partition that is mounted to /usr directory. I did this because / only had 1 gb of data allocated to it. Now, I did not account for the /home directory when I ...
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Mounting a remote folder using cifs

My university allows me to connect to my school folder using mount and this is what they suggest I should add to my fstab file: //servername/uni-user /home/myusername/sharedfolder smbfs ...
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Nothing happen after a command mount -t (worked before)

I'm having a weird problem. I used to run the mount command manually to link a folder on my PLEX server with a folder on my NAS. It was fine until yesterday, but I had to halt the PLEX server and when ...
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Storage Devices Mounting Problem

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04(64bit) and I have two internal hard disk drives installed, few days ago I accidentally ejected one partition. I tried to remount it but it gave me an error. I've already had ...
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How to unmount a USB flash drive (that is shared over SAMBA) without having to turn off SAMBA first?

I have a USB drive that is shared over the network via a SAMBA share. This is because the contents are to be managed by a remote user. Now, there is a local user with physical access to the USB ...
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Syslink form virtualbox shared folder

I have a ubuntu 14.04 server guest os with ubuntu 14.04 host os. My virtualbox version is 4.3.10. I mount my shared folder to /media/sf_Share in guest. I make a folder in this shared folder and make ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Read only file system+computer crash/freezes after an update that got interupted

I've run into an error with Ubuntu while I was updating it. During the update my power went out and interrupted the update. When I finally got power and booted my computer, I received an error, ...
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Mounting a new hard drive (sda1) to my existing filesystem

I tried to read some posts regarding mounting a new hard drive, but I am facing some problem. My new hard drive is sda1. The output of sudo fdisk -l is: sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdb: 999.7 GB, ...
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getting rid of dialog box when android phone connected

Since upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, whenever I connect my Android Galaxy SII to my laptop via USB to charge, I get a dialog box that says Unable to mount SAMSUNG Android Unable to open MTP ...
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Serious errors were found while mounting disk drive for /

I have a problem after installing 14.04 64bit on my dell laptop. The error message is serious errors were found while mounting disk drive for /
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X11 cannot write .ICEauthority file on a vmhgfs partition

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.4 in a virtual machine using VMWare Fusion. I changed my home folder so that it is shared with the host OS. I.e. /home/<user> is now mounted automatically at boot time ...
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Mount secure WebDAV with davfs2 ssl error

I try to mount my secure webdav on my Ubuntu notebook, I've added the following to my fstab: https://[URL] /mnt/[folder] davfs user,auto,uid=wouter0100,file_mode=600,dir_mode=700 0 1 ...
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Mounting a map on a server through a different server

First of all, my excuses, I could not find the question here anywhere. The thing is, I want to mount a map on server 1, and server 1 is only accessible throughout server 2. I'm on pc 1, which can only ...
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How to mount encrypted home directory in an encrypted LVM with username/password

I mounted the LVM to ~/recover The private home folder is now here ~/recover/home/eshwar$Access-Your-Private-Data.desktop I tried ecryptfs-recover-private but it appears that the login passphrase is ...
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Gparted Partition Mount Points Alternate Between 2 Physical Disk Drives

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a system with 2 physical disk drives. I am frequently seeing mount errors on startup. When I check the drive partitions using GPARTED, I see that my two ...
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Connecting to NTFS external on RaspBMC

I can't access my RaspBMC's external drive. I did install Samba, which got me as far as actually seeing both the Pi and the Devices folders on the network. But when I try to access either, it fails, ...
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Why Startup Disk Creator is showing a blank DVD's capacity as 2KB where 4.7 GB is free?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 (x86). I was trying to create a bootable dvd disk for Ubuntu 13.04. I have downloaded the image file (.iso) and successfully created a bootable USB using Startup Disk Creator. ...
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How do I set permissions for my Windows partition for all to use? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 on my computer. Now, when I need to access the files on the windows side, I have to go to the device known as 240GB file system. The path to it is ...
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Mount file system path as encrypted?

I know how to mount an encrypted ext4 partition. However, now I want to do the opposite. I want to mount a folder of an existing partition somewhere else in my filesystem, but when accessing it, files ...
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Unable To Mount and HDD Information

I know this is a silly question. I got a 2.5" hard disk drive that I use for my laptop. It has problems, so I plugged it out and attached it into a hard disk case and connected the hard disk to my ...
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Unable to mount external hard drive - Damaged file system and MFT

I get the following error when i try to mount my external hard drive. UNABLE TO MOUNT Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/khalibloo/Khalibloo2: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Random Burst of CPU Act. in 14.04

On an hp 6730s(e) [32-bit] Both cores of my cpu jumped to 100%, fans went up to full... In a post for one of the previous versions...they had the same problem... How do I mount the hard drive? and ...