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

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Why do i get wrong filesystem error on mounting external drive whilst correct ntfs-utils is installed?

since today I get the following message when inserting usbstick/sd card: Aankoppelen bestandssysteem is mislukt Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/wouter/Kali Live: Command-line `mount -t ...
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Ubuntu 15.0 doesn't read USB external DVD player

I am trying to play a CD and I plugged an external CD player but UBUNTU doesn't see it. The cd spins and somewhere I found that it is dev/sr1 but I am unsure on how to make it mount the external disc ...
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Accidentally mounted a partition on /usr

I mounted a partition on /usr accidentally. Hence, I have lost access to sudo command and can't unmount the partion. I am using AWS EC2 instance and don't have password for root user set. What are ...
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My hdd partiton doesn't mount

Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ubuntu/Entertainment: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=999,gid=999" "/dev/sda2" "/media/ubuntu/Entertainment"' exited with non-zero ...
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A particular video DVD will not mount (DVD Drive spins up with out access) on one laptop

I have the exact same problem on my ASUS K52N while it works fine on my old HP Pavilion both laptops are running the same Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have installed the same libdvdcss2, libdvdread4 etc on ...
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Some DVD videos will not mount and play with VLC or any other video player

On my ASUS (64 bit) running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have the libdvdread4 and libdvdcss2 installed and I can play some video DVD's with VLC but this particular dvd won't mount (which is the type that can't ...
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Identical mount points for the same partition

I was installing Ubuntu using the mini ISO image and I ran into the following error when partitioning my disk: Identical mount points for two file systems Two file systems are assigned the ...
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My normal user file system only works in read-only mode and i don't have the password for the root user

I have Ubuntu Server V14.10.the administration of this system disappears with a former employee. I do not have the root password and apparently the file system for the user that I use is protected and ...
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Constant problems with external encrypted hard disks

I am using an encrypted hard disk for backing up my (also encrypted) laptop disk, running Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit. The built-in laptop disk works fine but the external USB disk, after working for ...
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Windows hibernation prevent sdb2 mounting [duplicate]

I had to mount windows 10 partition in ro format as ubuntu was unable to mount in rw because it insists that windows is hibernated. I disabled fast boot and secure boot and even deleted the secure ...
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Unable to successfully mount Samsung phone

Running 15.10 Wily. Installed using the minimal ISO (network install) and selected Xubuntu core. After installing procinfo and running ls_usb, I can see the device when it's plugged in Bus 001 Device ...
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Automatically mouting partitions at startup

Other than my OS partition, I have two other partitions on my drive. At startup, one of them is automatically loaded while the other one is not. How to change the settings so that none of them is ...
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Install 14.04 Error mounting /dev/sda7

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and i could not open one partition Error mounting /dev/sda7 at /media/dev/9ba3f063-2f47-4554-aa23-1b42e084eacd: Command-line `mount -t "ext4" -o ...
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GUI doesn't have escalated permissions, Ubuntu 14.04 lightdm

Relatively new user here. So I am having some permission issues with the desktop. The sysadmin before me set up Ubuntu 12.04 on the other machines, and it seems to work OK. I set a new machine up ...
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an error occurred while mounting /sys/fs/cgroup press s to skip mounting or m for manual recovery

When I want to install Ubuntu I face this problem: an error occurred while mounting /sys/fs/cgroup press s to skip mounting or m for manual recovery and when I press S and I type ubuntu and ...
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What is the difference between /etc/fstab and /etc/mtab?

Both /etc/mtab and /etc/fstab contain data about mounted volumes, for example: /etc/mtab /dev/xvda1 / ext4 rw,discard 0 0 proc /proc proc rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev 0 0 ... /etc/fstab ...
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How to install a Iso file in ubuntu [duplicate]

I need to unmount a iso game file in order to install it in ubuntu . i tried Disk image writer . got this error . Error unmounting /dev/sda1: Command-line `umount "/dev/sda1"' exited with non-zero ...
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Mounting disk automatically on terminal and persist across users and restarts

On the GUI, we can click on the File > Devices > HDD-Name to automatically mount the disks to /media/. I could mount them one by one manually, i.e. ...
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How to Mount this SD card?

I get in Discs I looked in OS X that it is 16 bit formatted but it should have been 32fat but it is not. There is Raspbian which does not work correctly. I want to format the disc to fat32. ...
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Mounting an encrypted external HDD from Windows

I created a bootable external HDD loaded up with Ubuntu 14.04 and opted to encrypt the drive when I was installing everything, but now I would like to access some of the files and cannot see the HDD. ...
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How do I mount my dropbox drive on a removable SD card in Ubuntu 14.04

How do I get dropbox to syc to my sd drive. I have mounted the SD card automatically and showing as a volume with the correct size of 268 gb. However,when rightclick the dropbox icon and within ...
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problem with mounting hdd on live ubuntu

I am trying to boot my PC using bootable Ubuntu CD. PC boots fine without any issue and I am able to use Ubuntu. PC has 1 500 GB HDD which i want to mount on this live ubuntu but I am having issues ...
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Adding loaded SSDs to a clean installation

I have just clean installed Ubuntu on a new PC. I have several other SSDs with data on them. They are not currently installed. Can I plug them in and use them on the new system without losing the ...
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following error with accessing my partion. i have window 8.1 alongside with ubuntu

Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/sniper/SHARED: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sda5" "/media/sniper/SHARED"' exited with non-zero exit status ...
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Mount Old Synology HDD Drives to a Ubuntu Server Machine

I am building a new computer that will replace my 5 year old Synlogy DiskStation NAS. Can I install the WD Red HDDs on the new device without losing my media files? Or does Ubuntu have to convert the ...
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ubutnu 14.04.4-How to avoid automount of devices

I would like to know how does work the automount of all the devices at the startup of the system, and when I insert a new usb device. I have a live distro of ubuntu 14.04.4 (without any gui,so I can ...
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NO partition on my hard-drive - can't mount

I'm new to Linux and I am having an issue with my Hard-drive. With Windows I have never bothered with partitions on my Hard-drive. I have just put my files directly into it. I am unable to get this ...
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Issue with elf loader (wrong $ORIGIN for mounted fs)

I am tring to run android studio from RAM. I just compress file system with executables mount them with squashfs and overlayfs and then run it. It works. But some executables works differ. adb unables ...
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Hard Drives Mount When Booting Up Ubuntu 15.10

I have a problem where my two additional hard drive will mount up automatically. When I unmount them from my Files access I get this error: Error ejecting /dev/sdb: Command-line `eject "/dev/sdb"' ...
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Can't start without systemctl after moving /home

Due to storage limit I recently moved /home, /tmp and /usr directories of an Ubuntu Unity 15.10 installation from independent ext4 partitions to ZFS datasets. This question relates the process I ...
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mount.cifs hangs and becomes unresponsive

I'm connected to a CISCO VPN in order to access to a remote Windows Server. I'm using mount.cifs to mount a shared folder on this server. Here's my mount script: #!/bin/bash stweb="/mnt/stweb" ...
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ASUS E200HA SD card reader not working

I'm fairly new in the Linux world. I recently bought this laptop and got it running with Ubuntu 14.04 (but I also tried 15.10 and 16.04 beta2 to see if the problem goes away, it didn't help). ...
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ERROR MOUNTING a single internal HDD used as EXTERNAL via USB PORT

This internal HDD used as external hard disk via USB PORT carried data without any OS in it.. It is currently in NTFS type format. Problem Once while I was browsing on this HDD1 (External one) it ...
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SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC 128GB Won't Mount

Macbook Pro early 2013, Ubuntu 14.04 (latest updates as of March 30th 2016). Everything works in OSX. A regular 2GB SD card worked in Ubuntu. When I plug it in it shows up in /dev as mmcblk0. When ...
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My system won’t start. Error no such device: …

Because of a very long story I found myself having two Linux systems. As one of the two was obsolete, I decided to get rid of it. I deleted its partition, and then sudo update-grub and because ~ ...
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How to mount a virtual hard drive to an existing virtual image?

I need help expanding my hard drive. I created a virtual image to run Ubuntu on an Oracle VM (fixed 8Gbs). I have since created a second virtual hard drive that will expand as needed. I want to ...
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Ubuntu to windows 7 share cifs mount going dormant

I have an ubuntu 14.04 installation and I have a windows 7 pc with a hand full of share mount points.. The mounts work great if I am constantly using them, However if I let them sit for a little ...
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URBackup auto backup

im very new to linux and would really appreciate some help. Ive installed windows server 2012 on pc with virtualbox. I then installed ubuntu 14.04 desktop on a vhd. Installed URBackup, setup all ...
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NFS sets rtkit ownership

I have a server that shared folders to a client. The issue I am facing is that when a client writes to the folder it changes the permissions server side. If I look at folder ownerships client side ...
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Making Ubuntu Touch wriable

I am running Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4. By default the Filesystem is readonlya and I would like to make it writable . In this Link [1] it is promised to use this command,via a USB connection by using ...
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Need to rescue Encrypted Hard disk, ubuntu not booting

I'm having trouble booting my ubuntu 14.04, i have set a administrator password for BIOS which appears at startup. once i enter that the system is supposed to go to the screen that shows the password ...
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Problems restoring damaged sectors on hdd

I have some problems with my laptop hdd, due to a lack of electricity during a critical update. Since then, I have been able to reboot with little to no further issues, but recently, possibly due to ...
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CD not mounting

I received a CD from an vendor that has baby pictures on it. When I insert it into the drive, it does not mount. I know my CD-ROM works. How do I mount the CD within a terminal? This is what I see ...
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SD card load error [duplicate]

New to this, if it's a duplicate question, please help me find my answer elsewhere. Trying to view pics on an sd card, get an error screenshot of error The error begins "Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at ...
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In a system that is formed of 3 disks, Install Ubuntu in one of these disks

I have a HP Z440 workstation with three disks: SSD 128 GB SSD 256 GB 2 TB 7200 RPM SATA I would like to install ubuntu in the SSD 256 GB disk. Booting from the ubuntu USB, and trying ubuntu ...
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Using a mounted partition for document root

I recently decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04, being that the Mean Stack dependencies haven't quite caught up yet I decided to switch back to the good ol' days of using a Lamp Server. So as the Title ...
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How to mount drive without super user permissions?

When I click on drive (on left panel) in Dolphin, it automatically mount it to folder /media/[username]/[drivelabel]. Interesting thing is that dolphin does this even if I have no permission to /media ...
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How do I make Ubuntu ask for a password when I'm trying to mount another H.D.D

Some data that I don't want other people to see it, how do I make Ubuntu ask for a password when I'm trying to mount another H.D.D?
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Problems mounting CD-ROM

Greetings and thank you in advance for your assistance. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 - thought not a guru, I am somewhat familiar with Unix. Having an issue with using the CD-ROM, have read several ...
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Used Backup storage located it to a encrypted file directory thats synced to the Cloud “scenario”

So I used the encfs command to create a encrypted file directory and the decrypted file. I basically followed this tut here how-to-encrypt-cloud-storage-on-linux-and-windows-with-encfs I used the ...