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

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Linux launcher resetting to “default” programs, logging me out when I try to change

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 via virtual box on a Windows 7 OS, I had a blue screen last night which I think has corrupted a file to do with the partition perhaps. When I login the programs in the sidebar ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS - RAID 5 volume vs capacity discrepancies

I currently have a RAID 5 setup on an Ubuntu 14.14 RAID setup includes (3) 2TB disks. The RAID /dev/md127 is showing 4.0 TB in size. Which would be correct I believe on a RAID 5 setup with 6.0 TB in ...
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Edited /fstab, ruined everything, need help

I run Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox from a Windows 7 OS, I ran into some problems this morning, started troubleshooting which lead to me editing my fstab file, I think I deleted out an essential UUID. ...
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Gparted cannot unmount USB

I recently bought a new USB, anyway when first plug it in i get this error. Which is clearly wrong as this comp has never seen this USB before. And it does end up mounting anyway. It shows up in ...
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External usb HDD not detected

I have just followed what was given to me in this question's answer, but in my, case, things are a little strange. When I say ls /dev/ | grep sd, I get the following screen: After connecting my ...
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How to get backup and restore the software from a unbootable hard drive

I have an Ubuntu partition that is unbootable although still mountable, and I'd like to create a newly installed system with the exact same packages as this system. The way to restore the list of ...
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autofs not working after update to Ubuntu 15.10

I use autofs to mount the drives of our server (cifs), which worked fine in the past. After updating Ubuntu from 15.04 (Vivid) to 15.10 (Wily), these mountpoints regularly hangup. ls ...
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Booting issue & Boot-Repair not working

I have problems with booting Ubuntu 14 on my computer. Normal booting ends to grub rescue mode (can't read something from hard drive). Actually only way I have managed to boot my computer is to use ...
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Ubuntu 14 cannot mount hard drive

I have a new Dell Inspiron 3847 desktop running Windows 10. It has a 2TB hard drive. I installed Ubuntu 14 on a USB drive and booted from the drive. Everything seems normal except that when I try to ...
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Flash Drive completely unrecognizable yet I can access files on it

This is the strangest behavior I have ever seen with a storage device. When I connect my USB flash drive, it automatically opens the directory /media/albert/Linux Mint 17.3 MATE 64-bit and I can see ...
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File system check in each boot when booting from external usb drive

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 from an external usb drive, and mostly works, except that every boot the system complains about the file system not being cleanly unmounted and forces a file system ...
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How to use NFS to share a mounted drive?

I have a SSD where I store my OS and I have a 1 TB hard-drive where I store my files (mounted at /run/media/owner/ExtraHDD/). I want to share my files. I can share my SSD (such as /home/owner) using ...
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Permissions on secondary internal HDD [duplicate]

So I recently reinstalled ubuntu on a computer at work and now I am setting up the secondary internal HDD. I followed the directions here for mounting the drive (the drives was already formatted into ...
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Creating Mount Points

Could somebody please help me? I'm rather new to Ubuntu and just trying to figure a few things out. Just as an example, I have a program that writes a lot of log files to a folder called ...
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Mount hackintosh fusion drive in ubuntu to recover data

I followed this guide http://www.macbreaker.com/2012/12/how-to-set-up-fusion-drive-on-hackintosh.html to create a fusion drive from an SSD and a HDD to speed up the pc. Something happened to the PC ...
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Moving Files to an extrenal Hard drive

When I turned on my computer, the gui would not let me login. I can login in through the command window, though. After some cursory looking around (checking permissions, moving all the files to a new ...
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Udisks doesn't work after upgrade to ubuntu 15.10

If I mount a device from commandline as user I usually do something like udisks --mount /dev/sdc1. However since my upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 this command seems to be gone. A package called ...
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NFS performance issues, freezing, not connecting

Ubuntu Server 15.10 with NFS server on it sharing using: cat /etc/exports /nfsexport/Common/ 192.0.0.0(rw,nohide,no_subtree_check,sync) Server runs at max 5% memory and CPU usage. There 3 LAN ...
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How do I transfer files from an external hard drive running windows to my PC running Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I have files on a Windows PC and so I took out the hard drive and connected it to my computer running Ubuntu 15.10 via a usb cable to transfer those files Here what came up when trying to open that ...
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Clean Installed Ubuntu 14.04 - Second HDD is Read Only - How to gain permissions?

I recently wiped Windows 10, and installed Ubuntu 14.04 directly on C drive. I also have a secondary 2TB drive with only media, music, photos, movies. I am now unable to access the drive. The drive ...
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Automount and Virtual Machine

I decided last week to change my OS, only because I absolutely hate Win10. My plan was to create a virtual machine with Win7 (BTW I love it -) and run this on ubuntu 15.10. I do not know anything ...
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Do “multiple users one machine” work well on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to set up my Ubuntu desktop with multiple users (all except one users are locked and that one is currently working): one for me, one for brother and one guest account. But I've discovered ...
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Cannot mount cdrom drive

I cannot mount cdrom drive on xubuntu 14.04. Here is my /etc/fstab : Any suggestions ? (if you could also provide me a brief explanation, so that i can deal with it alone the next time.) # ...
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smbnetfs with remote share: Writing multiple files at a time via CMake very slow or deadlocked

This is the command I am running on startup to mount my remote share. sudo -u nuzz smbnetfs ~/netmount -o smbnetfs_debug=5 -o smb_debug_level=5 -o log_file=~/logs/smbnetfs.log -o allow_other I can ...
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External USB Harddrive not recognized

I got an external HardDrive that I want to recover. I don't know what the previous user did, but it was definitely a software change. lsusb recognizes a harddrive with the following output: Bus 002 ...
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Unable to mount USB on Ubuntu 15.10

I was trying to create a bootable Windows 7 USB stick using the instructions in the blog post below: CREATE A BOOTABLE WINDOWS 7 USB DRIVE FROM LINUX (TESTED ON UBUNTU) But after trying to format ...
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Cannot get exfat USB drive to automount

As I understand it, when I install the packages exfat-fuse and exfat-utils any usb device formatted with exfat should automount. However, it does not work. I can manually mount using the ...
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Samba share mounts have wrong permissions

In my /etc/fstab I have multiple lines similar to //myserver/myshare /media/Server/myshare cifs credentials=/home/myuser/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm 0 0 However I can't access all the ...
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Setting up gvfsd to specify options when autolaunching gvfsd-fuse

According to http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/utopic/man1/gvfsd.1.html gvfsd automatically launches gvfsd-fuse (http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/utopic/man1/gvfsd-fuse.1.html) I want to know ...
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ext4 file system repairs

I have been trying to get my data back from a 475 GB partition which was my /home partition on a 500 GB external hard disk with ubuntu 14.04 installed on a 20 GB partition. When it developed problems, ...
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I can't unmount a “ghost” pendrive

The other day I put a Kingston flash drive from a friend that I could not format. unfortunately for me the flash drive in the system remained as a ghost and i get this message every time I want to ...
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trying to connect ubuntu with windows xp using samba server

I am facing the following problems when I am using samba server to share folders between Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows XP. First, I create two folders in Ubuntu then share it to a local network by using ...
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Can I mount a Windows ISO? [closed]

I'd like to know if what I ask can actually be done. I have a pre-installed program as a Windows ISO. Will I be able to use it with Ubuntu 14? I imagine it's tricky if it is possible, I'm up for a ...
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Problems with WD external HDD

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14 on a Raspberry Pi 2. Everything works so far except for my Western Digital 1TB Pasport (External USB HDD) which is connected by a powered usb hub ( so it has enough power ...
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How can I mount an NTFS partition? [closed]

I switched to Ubuntu from Windows 10 and one of my partitions is NTFS: how can I mount it?
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mounting network attached hdd( mybook) on ubuntu permission denied

I have tried following the suggestions at How do I access an external hard drive plugged into my router? and tried both the usage of smbfs as suggested by the accepted answer(gave problems with smbfs) ...
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Mount FAT32: Can't find a valid FAT filesystem

Xubuntu 14.04. nfts-3g is installed. /dev/sdc is the Flash drive. I have created new partition with fdisk (tried with cfdisk too). Tried with W95 FAT32 code and W95 FAT32 (LBA) code. ("b" and "c" in ...
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My USB Thumb Drive is not mounting automatically on 15.10

Since I upgraded to 15.10 my thumb drives are not auto mounting when I insert my stick. There's nothing in dmesg. Here are the logs from syslog: Dec 30 07:28:55 thomas-linux-box kernel: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 boot very slow (cgroup: new mount options do not match the existing superblock, will be ignored) Solution

I had this problem, ubuntu was starting very slowly and the log was showing a timelaps quite long with this line : cgroup: new mount options do not match the existing superblock, will be ...
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Set a hook on eCryptfs mount

I want to run several commands as root after my eCryptfs is mounted on my login. Can I somehow set a hook for that? Can I do it with systemd? What I want to achieve is to mount automatically on login ...
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GUI gone after setting drive to mount at boot

Im running Ubuntu 15.04 on an SSD which is low on space so I decided to download my Steam games onto a seporate HDD which has only Steam games. I set the partition of that HDD to autostart in Disk ...
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Cannot mount Mobius camera via USB

I cannot seem to mount my Mobius action camera into my Xubuntu 14.04 environment. It does mount on a other computer also runbning Xubuntu 14.04 and also is working flawlessly when plugged into a ...
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Failed to unmount /home and /run/user/1000 on shutdown

When I shut down my 15.10 / kernel 4.2.0-22-generic machine (without kernel parameter quiet splash, so that I see the messages on boot and shutdown), recently there are two red lines in those ...
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the disk drive for /dos is not ready yet or not present [duplicate]

I had Windows and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my computer. My disk drives were mounted in Ubuntu. Only windows installation drive were mounted to /dos. But after re-installing windows, I had to recover ...
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Phone with SD card not being detected as a media device but pen drive is being detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Earlier my sd card in phone was being detected as /dev/sdb1 or /dev/sdb2 when I ran df -h It was shown in /media/rvakash/device_name but now after I tried to format it ...
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Secondary HDD (4TB) does not detect in Ubuntu

I have connected 4TB HDD as secondary drive on MY PC running Ubuntu. I have tried to configure using below command and received errors. vishnu@vishnu-pc:~$ sudo dpkg -i ...
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Files in fstab mounted CIFS folders are not available automatically

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10, and I've mounted some NAS folders using /etc/fstab. My problem is, that after rebooting Linux, applications such as Crashplan and VirtualBox (shared folders) see all mounted ...
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Lost main directory after fsck file system repairs

I did file system repairs on my 475 GB partition on an external USB hard drive. with main(root) directory named xyz. After the repairs by fsck, when I connect it to the computer the partition is not ...
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Mark mount as network mount (or disable nautilus thumbnails on certain mounts)

By default nautilus only generates thumbnails for local mounts, so it skips network drives. Unfortunately, certain fuse and unionfs mounts are not recognised as being network drives, so it thinks it ...
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So many users on ZFS pool? Cannot kill them all :( Cannot export pool :(

Hoping someone can help me. I am trying to export my ZFS pool so I can upgrade my Ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.10. I tried doing do-release-upgrade, and lost my pool, on discovering instructions, I have ...