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

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Why am I still unable to run a script on NTFS partitions after remount with suitable perssimions?

I use a mobile hard disk in ubuntu and I want to run scripts on the disk. At first, the permission is denied. Therefore, I followed the advices in this answer How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (...
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Recovering from NFS file

I used to have a NAS storage (STOREX NAS-351). After a firmware upgrade, the system is unresponsive and won't get connected to the network. I extracted the hard drive, a Western Digital Caviar SE 500 ...
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Cannot add or delete a file from internal drive [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.4 along with Windows 8 and I have 2 drives in windows, C and D. In Ubuntu, I can open and read these drives. But cannot delete or add files and folders to these drives. Please ...
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Transmission not working on UUID disk and proper permissions

I cannot get any downloads finished, when it gets about 5mb downloaded, i get the Permission Denied error transmission is running on debian-transmission This answer does NOT work for me Also, the ...
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Hard drive strange mounting behaviour

Ubuntu Desktop, latest version. I'm having an issue with one of my hard drives, randomly (Or an unknown trigger) the mounted hard drive will re-mount it's self, and will become mounted twice, both ...
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Error mounting system-managed device

I used to work with windows 8.1 on my notebook. After a few problems, I decided to remove it and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. So far, so good. But now I cannot mount a file cdrom (documents,mp3...) . ...
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Mounting a windows partition: worked once now cant access [duplicate]

I have a hard disk from a windows 8 machine that I am trying to recover some documents from. I plugged the drive into my ubuntu laptop and could easily access the files on the windows partition (...
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Can't mount CD/DVD on Kubuntu 16.04

I'm having a strange problem on brand new machine with freshly installed Kubuntu 16.04. It won't recognize any CD/DVD I insert other than audio CD. The optical drive was not new but from older machine ...
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Mount count is not reset after automatic fsck run at boot

There's a PC running Xubuntu 15.10 (wily). The system is configured to run fsck on a partition when said partition is mounted 20 times. After that, the expected behaviour is that the mount count ...
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Error mounting all my usb flash drives on Ubuntu 15.10

Error mounting /dev/sde1 /media/sot/bigsot: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,shortname=mixed,utf8=1,showexec,flush" "/dev/sde1" "/media/sot/bigsot"' ...
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Disk Partitioning in Ubuntu

I am trying to follow Linux from Scratch at this step, where I am creating another partition on a disk. I am new to disk partitioning through linux. I installed my Ubuntu OS as a dual boot with ...
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Automatically mount partitions of external HDD after login and not to look for them during startup [Ubuntu 14.04]

Currently, during startup the system tells me that : "The disk drive for /.../MyDrive is not ready yet or not present. Continue to wait, or press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery." So I ...
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How to “dismount” an active partition from Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS and I have a physical hard drive with 4 partitions: 1) The main Ubuntu system partition (Ext4), 2) The interchange area, 3) My data partition (NTFS), and 4) The ...
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How can I mount VBox shared folder in Gnome-Ubuntu editing “fstab” on startup?

I am new to Ubuntu. Once I have tried to edit "fstab". But after editing the file my whole system had crashed. I have re-installed Ubuntu. I want to mount my j_drive from host OS windows-8.1 to guest ...
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Nautilus share link fail on fstab mounted twice or more times the same share for different users profiles

Nautilus make a shortcut (xshare) below "Computer" which only works on one profile and get buggy in the remaining users. How to mount same share, many times, on one shared desktop, in different user ...
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I/O Performance on my mounted drive is extremely poor

I have a windows 7 machine. I have installed Oracle Sun Virtual Box here. On this Virtual Box I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed. I have mounted a remote windows network share in my ubuntu using ...
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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using 9.04 trying to install 16.04 [duplicate]

I have been trying to install 16.04 for two long days now. I need help. I dont really know what im doing since 9.04 is unsupported. I want to install 16.04 however I tried mounting the ISO and nothing ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install, broken VMware Tools

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and let VMware Workstation 12 install it using the easy installation process. The minute I boot up the VM, I try and share folders using the VM settings window, and the ...
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Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb I get this error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or ...
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Windows 7 File Share

I'm having issues trying to access my Windows 7 Share. I've read a LOT of thing on the Internet but nothing seems to work. I CAN access those folders with a Windows computer, but NOT with my Notebook ...
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Server 16.04 Guest Acct can not access samba share pointing to second HD

I'm new to Ubuntu Server and trying to setup a server with an old machine I had laying around. So far, so good, except for some reason I can't access samba shares with the guest account if the ...
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Is there a way to run a command in fstab if a mount fails?

I have an NTFS partition used by both Windows and Ubuntu. However, mounting sometimes fails, and I need to run ntfsfix. Is there a way to automatically run ntfsfix if that partition fails to mount?
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Banshee and Rhythmbox can't import media from NTFS

I have windows partition that hold my music collection and its NTFS, I mounted it with this on fstab : /dev/sda3 /data ntfs nosuid,nodev,nofail 0 0 If I navigate using nautilus and double click ...
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Cannot mount MTP Android device after rooting?

I managed to install TWRP Recovery image twrp-3.0.2-0-vegetahd.img on an Aquaris E5 phone with stock Android; thereby having a rooted device. Out of the box, the stock Android allowed USB connection ...
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Lose mount with external folder

I have a project that run in a virtual linux server, when a user upload a file, the server store it in a folder in other windows server. To connect the server I had modify the /etc/fstab file: //SRV-...
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Cannot reboot or poweroff Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.5.4-040504-generic Whenever I try to reboot or power off I receive: Failed to power off system via logind: Transaction is destructive. This began at the same time that I ...
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working 14.04 ubuntu to error: no such device: grub rescue>

I'm a father and I was trying to get one more entry on gnucash after my youngest woke up. I had gnucash, keypass, chrome and LibreOffice calc up when my son found the power button.... Nooooooo! :D ...
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Can not Unmount mtp

Events in chronological order: 2 days before I connected my friend's phone (Motorola G2) via data cable but somehow it does not mount properly and so I have to unmount it It unmounted properly but a ...
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Can't copy to external harddrive because of error: “invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character”

I have an external USB HD that I want to backup my music to. When I try using rsync or cp, most files copy, but some don't because of this error: invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character ...
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Readonly /dev/loop

I am mounting an iso file downloaded from CentOS website using below command as root mount -t iso9660 -o loop /root/Centos7ISO/CentOS-7-x86_64-Everything-1511.iso /mnt/CentOS7/ But it throws ...
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How to permanently fix small boot partitions

some Ubuntu versions on some machines setup way to small boot partitions (100M-200M). These get filled by new kernel updates and can lead to failing updates. I encountered this problem on default ...
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Problem mounting old UDF cds

My father passed away last month, and I'm trying to recover some photos from some old cd-r's he left in his office. They appear to have been written using Roxio Easy CD-Creator. It burns both a udf ...
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Some USB drives cannot be removed savely

I have two USB 3.0 flash drives, the first hast 16GB and can be removed savely. The other one has 32GB and the menu entry 'remove safely' is not visible. Is this a matter of file system or partition ...
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Swap partition is not mounted by default at boot in ubuntu 16.04 after resizing partitions

I resized my ubuntu partition using gparted from a live cd. I first turned off swap, then deleted it. Then I resized the partition and created a new swap and turned swap on and rebooted. After that, ...
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Enable to recover data and linux partition after windows 10 upgrade

I have a dual-boot windows 8 and Ubuntu with a NTFS data partition on my laptop. After a forced migration to windows 10, my computer restarted on grub rescue mode and i was enable to boot on ubuntu ...
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Make directory look like partition in file-managers

I have made directory in my ~ directory for storing my working files, with name work, added there symlinks to Documents, Downloads, Pictures and such. Now I want to make it look in the system as ...
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Unable To Install VMware tools. Mounting Problems in Ubuntu 10.10

I am Unable To Install VmWare Tools For My Linux Distro 10.10. I tried the following guide from the official vmware site. I Am Currently Running -: Windows 10 - Host OS. Ubuntu 10.10 - Guest OS In ...
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fstab defaults not working as expected

I want to mount a partition to /media/files so that every user can read, write and execute in it. I first tried: UUID=6c95b3f6-90a5-4092-b30f-7a41210595f4 /media/files ext4 defaults ...
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Cannot mount some partitions

About two weeks ago I had a problem with my PC that my brother wrote a question about at PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair. I still haven't solved the problem, so my PC is unusable now....
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USB disk/flash drive permission

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I have one standard account wherein USB storage devices (flash disk, external hard disk etc) are plugged in. In this scenario, the permission on the mount location (/media/...
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unable to access cifs network shared drive via fstab entry despite having administrator rights

Good afternoon- I am new to Linux and am attempting to mount a network shared drive with fstab entry but continue to receive a dialog stating "only system administrators have the permission to do this....
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SD card Mounting

I have a 128 GB SSD, and I was looking into external storage devices. I know how to mount a flash drive, but I was wondering if it's the same process with an SD card? Do SD cards auto-mount, where ...
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I can't mount Ubuntu on Windows [duplicate]

I downloaded the Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) but I can't get the image to run. I'm using Windows 10. I right clicked on the image and select "Mount" but there is ...
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How to dd from smaller SD to bigger?

I run out of memory (8GB) in one system, and I need to move the existing system to bigger memory (16GB). Details /dev/disk4s1 is the input i.e. from where I want to get the data /dev/disk2s1 is the ...
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hard disk not mounting

it shows error like Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/mrityunjay/LENOVO_USB_HDD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Is it safe to kill power without shutdown, if a flash drive is mounted with the sync option?

I have a single board computer (Udoo Quad http://www.udoo.org/) with an Unbuntu 14.04 OS on a micro SD card. If I mount the disk with the sync option in fstab, is it safe to remove the power without a ...
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Mounting Flash Drive to Compile C++ Programs

I am very new to Linux, and thus have very noob questions. I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my hard disk. However, my biggest issue is with flash drives. I have all of my .cpp files on ...
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Windows 10 causes errors in Ubuntu when accessing NTFS drive [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 I have been getting the following annoying error in Ubuntu after improperly shutting down windows 10. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/chase/...
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Mounting Windows 3.1 Harddrive via USB Enclosure

I have recently unearthed my old windows 3.1 machine from the attic and was surprised to see it still works. At a minimum, I would like to back up data from the hard drive and, perhaps, create an ...